Health & Life Sciences

Government expenditure on health and social care in Saudi Arabia has more than doubled in the last five years, and in 2014 the state health sector will receive SR108bn ($28.8bn), as compared to the SR52.3bn ($13.94bn) earmarked for 2009. While the health care sector faces challenges, from a growing population and increasing levels of non-communicable diseases, government spending on infra- structure, human capital and resources suggests the sector is both growing in size and improving in quality. The country is also eager to draw on international expertise to train its medical staff and equip new facilities.
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