Agility Inks Healthcare MoU with Saudi Ministry of Investment
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Agility Inks Healthcare MoU with Saudi Ministry of Investment

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Agility, a supply chain services, infrastructure, and innovation firm, signed a memorandum of understanding  with the Ministry of Investment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MISA) to investigate ways to strengthen the Saudi healthcare sector by bringing cutting-edge health technology and services to the Kingdom, while also supporting new job creation and knowledge transfer.

Under the agreement, Agility and MISA will explore four areas of collaboration in the healthcare sector. This includes the potential for expanding digital health services and localizing the supply chain for innovative new medical technologies, as well as supporting Agility’s technology ventures partners in establishing regional offices in the Kingdom to attract Saudi talent and promote transfer of critical supply chain and healthcare knowledge, as per zawya.

As part of its Vision 2030 national strategy plan, Saudi Arabia is overhauling its healthcare system. The Healthcare Sector Transformation Program's aims include improving access to care, modernizing facilities, and expanding the role of private-sector investment.

The MOU intends to increase Saudis' access to preventative health services and technologies for fighting chronic illnesses like as cardiovascular disease and breast cancer. MISA and Agility are investigating how to expand e-health services in the Kingdom by bringing in companies that, for example, enable early detection of heart problems and monitoring of heart health indicators and other bio signals via simple mobile phone selfie images, and that make breast cancer screenings more widely and easily accessible via high-resolution imagery technology that is highly efficient and low-cost.

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