September 10, 2018
The three Saudi women appointed as directors of health centers in Makkah. — Okaz photo
MAKKAH – Three Saudi women have recently been appointed as directors of health centers in Makkah.
Speaking to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, these officials maintained that they will strictly adopt the policy of prevention of diseases. “Prevention and creating an creating awareness are the most important goals of primary healthcare,” they said.
These, they said, their appointment is in conformity with Kingdom’s Vision 2030 that supports empowering Saudi women and showing confidence in their abilities.
The director of primary healthcare center in Hindawiyah, Dr. Shahad Muhammad Rummani, said: “I will overcome all the challenges with the help of all my colleagues at the center. Non-acceptance of women may constitute the most important challenge I may face. I am open to all reactions and will accept criticism with an open mind and heart.
“All that concerns me is that the employee should be disciplined, punctual, effective and productive,” she said.
Director of primary healthcare center in Al-Dhiyafa District, Nahla Haddad, said: “The beginning can be difficult and challenging, but with determination, resolve and others’ cooperation, all hardships can be overcome.”
Director of primary healthcare center in Al-Iskan District, Hatoon Bint Abdullah, said: “I will facilitate procedures for patients to get integrated and comprehensive healthcare of the highest world standards.”