Saudi Arabia picks Sehhaty app as national e-platform for healthcare services

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced that the Sehhaty app has become the national platform for the healthcare needs of individuals.

All government bodies in the health sector will be integrated with Sehhaty to provide health services through the app, according to the statement.

The MoH made the announcement while signing a cooperation agreement with the Digital Government Authority (DGA) in order to merge all health sector platforms and make the Sehhaty app the national e-platform for providing healthcare services to individuals.

The agreement between the MoH and DGA aimed at several matters, such as merging the health sector apps and platforms and improving the beneficiary’s experience in the health sector as well as facilitating and accelerating the deal with the government bodies.

Furthermore, it intends to provide consultation services with regard to digital government and achieve efficiency of digital spending for government services.

The agreement will have a positive impact on the beneficiaries, as it would raise the satisfaction rate, increase the level of digital maturing and unify data sources, in addition to achieving a better level of services, as per the statement.

Sehhaty App

Sehhaty app is a unified platform that provides several health services to all individuals in terms of reviewing their health data, as well as achieving an integrated health strategy, thus leading to a vibrant and healthy society​.

The platform provides users in the Kingdom with a wide range of health services to facilitate the provision of integrated healthcare to individuals. The Ministry provides its e-services in Arabic and English.

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