National & Gulf Center for Evidence Based Health Practice:
National & Gulf Center for Evidence Based Health Practice (www.ngcebm.org)was established with the initiative of his Excellency The current CEO Dr. Bandar Al Knawy and the support of his Excellency (former CEO of NGHA) Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah in March 2004.
The Official Referral EBM Center:
NGCEBHP is officially recognized by the GCC ministers of Health as an Evidence Based Health Practice referral center for Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region. A decree issued with this recognition during the 57th meeting held in Geneva on 19th of May 2004 (Decree 6 item 3).
Also, it is recognized as the supporting center for various health care sectors in Evidence Based Practice all over the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia based on resolution number (7/16) dated 10/06/2012 from Council of Health Services
NGCEBHP aims to promote the concept & practice of evidence-based medicine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the GCC countries.
Healthcare professionals and decision-makers throughout Saudi Arabia and the GCC countries should be informed by high quality, timely research evidence. The NGCEBHP will play a pivotal role in the production and dissemination of this evidence across all areas of healthcare.
The EBM letters are: (3E) Evidence, Experience & Expectations
NGCEBHP letters are: (4C) Cooperation, Collaboration, Communication & Commitment
NGCEBHP motto is: Best Evidence for Best Practice
Executive Board of the NGCEBHP:
- Dr. Bandar al Knawy
Chief Executive Officer, National Guard Health Affairs
- Dr. Mazen Ferwana
Consultant, Family Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
- Dr. Mahmoud El Barbary
NGCEBHP Secretary General
Pediatric Cardiac Intensivist, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
For more information, click here to visit the NGCEBHP website.