Abdullah Al Rushud
RIYADH: SEHA Virtual Hospital, inaugurated in February 2022 under the patronage of the Saudi Health Minister Fahad Al-Jalajel, will answer the needs of Hajj pilgrims from various countries, including Japan.
SEHA Virtual Hospital is one of the priority initiatives in the health sector transformation program (it is considered one of the programs of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and contributes to achieving the goals of one of the axes of the Kingdom’s vision: a vibrant society.
Connected to 152 hospitals and covering more than 34 subspecialties throughout Saudi Arabia, SEHA Virtual Hospital is the largest of its kind globally and the first in the Middle East and North Africa region. Its growing live network provides specialized healthcare services. It seeks better health outcomes, easy and quick access to specialized healthcare, experience enhancement, knowledge transfer, innovation in healthcare, and sustainability achievement.
According to Chief Operating Officer Dr. Hani Alharbi, SEHA Virtual Hospital is connected with 13 hospitals in Mecca and Medina alone to answer the needs of this year’s pilgrims, focusing on four main areas: stroke, intensive care, radiology, and medical consultations through various platforms.