According to the Ministry of Health, the latest stats from 2011 indicate that for every 10,000 residents there are about 24 physicians.  If we break that down, it is approximately 400 patients per doctor.  

The health of a nation affects the costs extended both privately and through government funding.  Efforts to promote good health in effect can reduce pain, suffering and cost to families and society as a whole. This aligns to the mission of providing our graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitude that will enhance the health of the Saudi population and contribute to the advancement of medicine.