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Riyadh Elm University (formerly Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy) obtained the approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, to establish the King Salman Center for Children’s Health.

Children are the nation’s leaders and future; therefore, paying attention to their health and development away from disease is a top priority for the state.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz supported and sponsored many health projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He cares about the development and upgrading of the citizen and ensures the provision of huge educational, health, and service projects. He also develops the environment of Saudi Arabia by building a good service – an integrated structure that guarantees health and well-being.

Health care is considered one of the many concerns of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. He pays special attention to this sector by building many hospitals and therapeutic health centers, as reflected in his charitable step in establishing rehabilitation centers, renal failure health centers, social centers for mental health, and the King Salman Center Health and its support for orphanages and all health and social activities.

The King Salman Center for Children’s Health will conduct surveys on children’s health periodically to stop the spread of diseases and suggest ways of prevention, as well as design and provide health education programs by organizing lectures and visual presentations, distributing posters and flyers that contain means of peace, and educating children through health festivals, including school children, as well It will host international professors and experts to provide technical support and medical advice in this field.

Vision
  1. To be an excellent center in areas of research, monitoring and health education for children.
  2. To have a local and global impact.
Mission

We believe in the pursuit of knowledge that benefits humanity, and we believe in building a team of multiple parties to participate with the knowledge and culture and to create a generation of children free from diseases and armed with science.

Objectives
  1. Conduct Surveys among children to assess the health situation regularly with the collaboration of other health sectors to create a database of the most important diseases prevalent in KSA, and propose appropriate solutions.
  2. Provide health education programs by different media to cover the groups of children in KSA and produce booklets, brochures, and CDs talking about children’s health care.
  3. Organizing seminars and annual health meetings to discuss the most important health problems facing KSA children based on the results of health studies and the proposed solutions in collaboration with all health government and private sectors and monitor the implementation of the meetings’ recommendations.
  4. Establishing a database and an electronic record-keeping center that contains all the articles and scientific research published in scientific journals on the health of KSA children and getting them indexed and submitted to the researchers.
  5. To issue an electronic health education journal in simplified Arabic.