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20 May 2009

In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, a country experiencing a huge increase in its population growth, the need for healthcare institutions and services that can continue to provide quality healthcare for every individual, is always top of everyone’s mind. Siemens, having been active in the Kingdom for the past 75 years, offers a wide range of healthcare products and services that utilize the worldwide resources of Siemens’ medical engineering activities, to develop tailor-made solutions for clients.

For example, “Siemens health care” (Siemens Medical Solutions) has recently concluded major contracts for supplying state of the art, cutting edge medical equipment with the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia, the National Guard Health Affairs and King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Jeddah.

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Mr. Harald Brendel vice president of health care added that, “At Siemens, we are proud of the trust we earned from the clinicians and end users from Public and private sector in Saudi Arabia.   These contracts will further enhance the reputation of Siemens not only in the Saudi market, but further in the region as well.   Our passion is to deliver workflow oriented solutions, in Prevention, Diagnosis (in vitro & in vivo), Therapy and Care. Siemens has always given top priority to continue developing new innovations and we are proud that our company has once again set new and high standards of innovations and being the technology leader. ” Siemens continuously invests in healthcare.   We invest more than € 1 bn in R&D at the top of the industry annually.  In % of sales Siemens Healthcare invests 9%-11% (while average industry comparison is 5%-9%).

Where diagnosis and procedures were previously complex and time consuming, the lives of patients have just become much easier and simpler. Working together with the Ministry of Health and other Private and Autonomous bodies, Siemens through its innovative products, keep offering new and simple solutions for a higher quality of healthcare.


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The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world’s largest suppliers to the healthcare industry.   The company is a renowned medical solutions provider with core competence and innovative strength in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies as well as in knowledge engineering, including information technology and system integration. With its laboratory diagnostics acquisitions,  Siemens Healthcare is the first integrated healthcare company, bringing together imaging and lab diagnostics, therapy, and healthcare information technology solutions, supplemented by consulting and support services.   Siemens Healthcare delivers solutions across the entire continuum of care – from prevention and early detection, to diagnosis, therapy and care. Additionally, Siemens Healthcare is the global market leader in innovative hearing instruments.   The company employs more than 49,000 people worldwide and operates in 130 countries.   In the fiscal year 2008 (Sept. 30),  Siemens Healthcare reported sales of €11.17 billion, orders of €11.78 billion, and group profit of €1.23 billion. (Preliminary figures) Further information can be found by visiting: 


Company Details:
Head Office
Siemens Ltd., Saudi Arabia
Thadeq Street (near Jaafar Bin Mansour Road)
Gharnata District
PO Box 9510
Riyadh 11423
Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 (1) 277-8111
+966 (1) 277-8222
Fax: +966 (1) 277-8333
Toll Free: 800-SIEMENS


For more information, please contact:
Adel Galal
Media Relations Manager
Memac Ogilvy Public Relations
Tel: +966 1 2932446
Fax: 02930153 9661


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