Saudi Arabia to send 44 patients for treatment abroad

March 5, 2014 10:49 am

The Saudi health ministry has said the High Medical Commission (HMC) has approved treatment of 44 Saudi patients abroad, Arab News has reported. The patients will be sent for treatment to the US, the UK, Germany, Singapore, France, and other countries. Another 43 cases were being referred to China, the US, and Germany to determine the availability of treatment there. Meanwhile, 23 cases were referred to the kingdom’s hospitals, said the ministry.