KKESH won the prize of H.E. Minister of Health for quality voluntary initiatives for the initiative which we launched under the slogan "Eyes for You". The initiative was implemented in Hail and it aimed to reach patients in their regions and reduce the waiting lists. The initiative covered (100) cases including (40) cataract cases and intraocular implants. (50) Diabetic retinopathy patients received Avastin injections. The campaign was accompanied with health education programs. It was implemented in one day by KKESH voluntary medical team.
The hospital launched a number of voluntary initiatives under the "Health Volunteering 2" program for the year 2018. The first initiative was under the slogan "in the Blink of an Eye" to educate people about the risks of using Laser pens. The campaign aims to educate (1000) students and it was implemented in (4) schools in Riyadh. The second initiative was implemented under the slogan "Your Eyes' Safety" which aimed to spread awareness regarding how to prevent eye injuries and how to implement eye first aid. This initiative was implemented in Riyadh's metro and targeted "300" workers. The third initiative under the slogan "we care about your eyes" focused on educating people on the importance of taking care of the eyes and targeted "300" citizens.
The fourth initiative launched by the hospital under the slogan «Help me to see» aimed to spread the culture of corneal donation and help patients in need. It was implemented in Riyadh and succeeded in obtaining '350' approvals for corneal donation.
All the above initiatives are part of the hospital's role in providing healthcare services