H.H. Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khalid Al Saud, Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Alfaisal University, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Dr. Adnan Bakr Mufti, General Director of Security Forces Hospital. The agreement covers collaborative medical studies, research and training. The signing ceremony was witnessed by officials from both institutions.

The objective of the agreement is to develop educational and training programs for students and trainees of the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University. According to the agreement, the Security Forces Hospital will allow several university medical and postgraduate students to train in the Hospital’s diagnostic, educational, laboratory and other supporting facilities. In addition, Hospital staff will contribute to the preparation and development of curriculum and learning methodologies in preclinical and clinical stages. The Hospital will provide opportunities for its staff to participate in research projects using University facilities.

This agreement with the security Forces Hospital will enhance cooperation between the University and Harvard Medical International and their globally recognized colleges. The Security Forces Hospital is one of the biggest contributors to medical care in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is recognized as an educational center by many local and international medical institutions e.g. the Canadian Council for Medical Services. During recent years, the Hospital has been successful in the procurement of advanced equipment and systems, and in the development of its human resources.

Alfaisal University is a private, not-for-profit research university that will contribute to the Kingdom’s social, scientific and technological progress. It collaborates with internationally renowned institutions and universities in engineering, computer science, medical science, biology, and business technology.