Saudi king names crown prince MbS as prime minister
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz named his son and heir Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defence minister, a royal... #crownprince #defenceminister #kingdom #mbs #primeminister #saudi #princekhalid #heir #saudiarabia #salmanbinabdulaziz (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mohammed bin Salman named prime minister ahead of Khashoggi lawsuit
New role likely to grant prince sovereign immunity in case concerning journalist murdered in Saudi Arabian embassy #saudiarabian #primeminister #embassy #prince #khashoggi #mohammedbinsalman #journalist (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia releases 10 foreigners captured in Ukraine after Saudi mediation, Riyadh says
Russia on Wednesday released 10 foreign prisoners of war captured in Ukraine following mediation by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi foreign ministry said. #prisonersofwar #mediation #foreigners #foreignministry #riyadh #mohammedbinsalman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Occupational discomfort and injuries among automotive technicians in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study - Hafez KA.
BACKGROUND: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are one of the major causes of disability and early retirement. Consequently, WMSDs cost businesses billions of dollars annually due to compensation claims and productivity loss. Automotive technic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Loneliness and depression among female university students during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2020 - Alateeq D, Aljabri A, Aldogiam G, Alajmi H, Alsoqaih H, Alfadhly R, Alshahrani R.
This study aims to evaluate loneliness among female university students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia during the pandemic and to i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Triple-A: acquaint, analyze, and act": the insights of nurse educators toward a better understanding of workplace violence in Saudi Arabia - Salvador JT.
AIM: To investigate the experiences and insights of nurse educators in order to acquire a better understanding of the nature and various factors associated with workplace violence, which could lead to the establishment of future actions and recommendations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Testing the validity and reliability of the Arabic version of the Disaster Response Self-Efficacy Scale among Saudi nursing students - Cruz JP, Balay-Odao EM, Bajet JB, Alsharari AF, Tork HMM, Alharbi TAF, Almazan JU.
AIM: The study tested the validity and reliability of the "Disaster Response Self-Efficacy Scale" Arabic version (DRSES-A) among Saudi nursing students. BACKGROUND: Disaster self-efficacy is one such factor of increasing interest. Little research h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of substance use among female psychiatric patients in Saudi Arabia - Alodhayani AA, Almutairi KM, Vinluan JM, Alonazi WB, Alzahrani HG, Batais MA, Kaki FM, Almigbal TH, Alsaad S.
This study investigated the prevalence of substance use (SU), and its risk factors, among women attending psychiatric outpatients center in Saudi Arabia. DESIGN: A retrospective cross-sectional design. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Health and safety in temporary work zone road construction project in Saudi Arabia: risks and solutions - Alsultan SM, Alqahtani FK, Alkahtani KF.
Road project sites are dangerous and crash-prone, with many hazards that can cause injuries and can result in the deaths of road users or site-workers. Work zones for road construction or maintenance can potentially contribute to increasing these crashes. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Variations of driving behavior across Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Alhazmi R, Sindi W, Aburizaiza M, Azam A, Elkady M, Alluqmani A.
The driving behavior is the way where an operator controls a set of operations that a person conducts to ensure both public safety and adherence to traffic regulations. The aim of this study is to identify several demographic variables that are related to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Attitude and preparedness of nursing students in Saudi Arabia concerning the managing of intimate partner violence - Shaqiqi W, Innab A.
AIMS: To assess nursing students' attitudes, professional roles, perceived knowledge and preparedness in managing intimate partner violence. DESIGN: A cross-sectional descriptive study design was used. METHODS: The sample consisted of 191 n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Outcomes of road traffic accidents before and after the implementation of a seat belt detection system: a comparative retrospective study in Riyadh - Al Babtain I, Alabdulkarim A, Alquwaiee G, Alsuwaid S, Alrushid E, Albalawi M.
Introduction Road traffic accidents (RTAs) are considered a major cause of death in Saudi Arabia. As  seat belt compliance provides significant safety among drivers, a camera detection system has been implemented in March 2018 to enforce seat belt utilizat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Car accidents and risky driving behaviors among young drivers from the Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia - Alhomoud M, AlSaleh E, Alzaher B.
OBJECTIVE: In 2019, road traffic injuries were the second leading cause of death in Saudi Arabia, affecting people of all ages. While multiple factors contribute to crashes, studies highlight the role of risky driving in increasing the chances of car crash... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child health advocacy in KSA: traditional medicine as a model - Alqanatish J, Albelali A, Almuneef M.
SafetyLit note: KSA = Kingdom of Saudi Arabia OBJECTIVE The purpose of this work is to describe the opportunities and challenges faced by health advocates in KSA regarding traditional medicine practices, which commonly result in health issues affecting... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kofi Time: The Podcast
By External SourceAug 24 2022 (IPS-Partners)   About the Podcast Regarded as one of the modern world’s icons of diplomacy, what is Kofi Annan’s legacy today? What can we learn from him, and how can we prepare for tomorrow, based on his vision for a better world? In this exclusive 10-part podcast, Ahmad Fawzi, one of Kofi Annan’s former spokespersons and communication Advisor, will examine how Kofi Annan tackled a specific crisis and its relevance to today’s world and challenges. Kofi Annan’s call to bring all stakeholders around the table — including the private sector, local authorities, civil society org...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Climate Change Food and Agriculture Health Multimedia Peace Podcast Source Type: news