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ATTENTION: Licensing Candidates, before proceeding with the booking process please check the 'SCFHS Minimum Qualification List' to ensure you select the correct category of exam tailored to your specialty and ability. The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) is a scientific body founded by virtue of the Royal Decree No.M/2 dated 06/02/1413H. (Corresponding to 05/08/1992G.), with headquarters located in Riyadh and six branches at Makkah AL Mukarramah area (Jeddah), The Eastern region (Al Khobar and Al Ahsaa), Assir area (Abha), Al Madinah Al Monowarah Area (Al Madinah Al Monowarah) and Al Qasim area (Buraidah). The SCFHS has helped to establish modern, state-of-the-art healthcare institutions and has succeeded in attracting a well-qualified, diversified spectrum of personnel. With these recognized and accredited facilities, the Saudi physician can pursue training in all different medical specialties. Cognizant of the importance of an independent Saudi body that can prepare and supervise training programs and assesses trainees, the SCFHS is tasked with formulating proper standards and criteria for practicing and developing the health professions. The commission aims at upgrading professional performance, developing skills that enrich scientific literature, and properly apply knowledge in the various fields of health specialties. Some functions include approving and supervising profession health specialist programs; accrediting health institutions that provide training; supervising specialty exams and validating their results; certifying qualified professionals; encouraging health research and publication; holding conferences and symposia for the region's health community; and setting criteria for practicing health professionals.
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