OIA Objective:  

To facilitate the establishment and development of collaboration between KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) and international institutions.

The Office of International Affairs focus is on:

  1. Productivity , efficiency and quality
  2. Knowledge / Technology transfer
  3. Exchange staff in different categories
  4. Training /Education and staff development
  5. Promotion of research activities
  6. Promotion of Innovative initiatives in Healthcare
  7. Healthcare Provision

The Office of International Affairs aim to anticipate the trends and opportunities for effective international collaborations to achieve KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) mission, goals and objectives

OIA Goals:

  • To contribute to the creation of climate conductive for buildup, retention and attraction of professional, science & technology expertise.
  • To link and assist in training and sharing program successes with the best research centers and medical facilities partners.
  • To foster collaborations between KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) and top level research teams across the world aiming at boosting the institute’s scientific potential
  • To promote international collaboration to establish strategic relationships and affiliations with organizations and institutions globally, in order to provide high-demand international expertise.
  • Develop partnerships between specific programs at KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) and their counterparts in world renowned institutions particularly the programs of the world leading services (Oncology, Cardiovascular, Organ Transplantation, Neuroscience and Medical Genetics)
  • Promote International fellowships programs
  • Branding KFSHRC regionally and internationally.


Renewal of three year memorandum of Understanding between Methodist International and King Faisal Specialized Hospital and Research Center (GEN. ORG.) effective 23 March 2015 .

OIA Department Staff & Contact Information:

Tel: +966 114647272 Ext. 70241


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