In recent years, Healthcare industry has been undergoing major
transformation and concepts revolving around quality, safety and
value-based care are becoming the core of discussion in most
At a regional level, MNGHA and KSAU-HS started preaching for
healthcare quality & safety and patient empowerment via the swiftly
growing Patient Safety Forum that soon became the most regionally
prominent platform and internationally recognized scientific forum
addressing quality and patient safety.
A robust program comprising significant keynotes, plenary
sessions and well-structured workshops have been quite appealing to
attract local, regional and international experts and healthcare
Looking at the data of the 8th forum, number of
attendees and abstracts presented have grown 5 folds, where we had
2500 registering attendees and more than 200 abstracts.
This year where the 9th Patient Safety Forum is being
hosted in Jeddah, I would like to extend my gratitude to the
leadership of MNGHA & KSAUHS for the tireless support for this
important forum to successfully continue serving its purpose.
Thanks and appreciation to Scientific and Organizing Committee
members for their great efforts in orchestrating such a wonderful
My warm and heartfelt welcome to all speakers,
participants and attendees.
Dr. Mohammed Alzahrani
Executive Director, Medical Services-WR
Chair, Scientific Committee
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs