In a bid to expand access and boost their reach, higher education institutions are increasingly exploring the possibilities of the metaverse and associated extended-reality (XR) approaches.
Ayman Abdullah Al Fallaj, CEO, THIQAH
Saudi Arabia digitalising health services and boosting local content
In an interview with Global Platform, Ayman Abdullah Al Fallaj, CEO of Saudi digital solutions firm THIQAH, discusses how digitalisation and the incorporation of local content is key to Vision 2030, the country’s long-term development plan. THIQAH created an e-health app called Saha that allows patients to speak directly to their doctor and is part of a wider initiative by the government to boost local content and empower the youth.