The Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SADAA) and the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation signed today (Wednesday) a memorandum of understanding to provide a number of electronic services through the Tawakolna system, and the signing ceremony took place in the presence of His Excellency the President of the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence (SADAA), Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi.The memorandum of understanding concluded between the two sides comes as follows: In the interest of strengthening government partnerships in a way that contributes to alleviating the suffering of patients with final organic failure in the Kingdom by encouraging society and consolidating the practice of organ donation and transplantation through best international practices, and increasing the number and efficiency of transplantation operations, whether from living donors or brain deaths.
The MoU was signed by the Center’s Director General, Dr. Muhammad bin Abdulrahman Al-Ghunaim, and on the side of “Sadaa”, the CEO of the Tawakolna System, Engineer Abdullah Al-Issa.
The MoU will contribute to the development of several national initiatives to make the most of data and artificial intelligence, and to confirm the Kingdom’s global leadership in the field of organ donation.
His Excellency the President of (Sedaya) welcomed this agreement, which comes in interaction with the initiative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and his trustworthy Crown Prince. After they registered in the organ donation program, may God protect them, as it comes in line with the directives of His Highness the Crown Prince, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority, on the need to harness technology to support and serve all national initiatives, especially those that care about human health and preserve their safety.
His Excellency indicated that the Tawakkilna system, thanks to its advanced and reliable infrastructure, will contribute to supporting the objectives of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation by facilitating registration for those wishing to donate and linking them directly with the center. This achieves the desired goal of saving the lives of patients whose rescue depends on organ transplantation.
For his part, the Director General of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation raised his thanks and appreciation to the wise leadership – may God support it – for the humanitarian initiative to register in the organ donation program, which will have a prominent and pivotal role in establishing the culture of social solidarity and donating organs to alleviate the suffering of patients with final organic failure.
Dr. Al-Ghunaim affirmed the great support from the Kingdom’s government for this important issue, and the center’s keenness to increase the number of donors, the efficiency of transplantation operations, and the interaction of the concerned authorities with the center in order to achieve a reduction of the gap between the number of donors and patients with final organic failure.
The availability of registration in the donation program will contribute to the website of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation or through the (Tawakolna) website and through its application on mobile phones soon. In facilitating registration and improving the experience of those wishing to donate and consolidating the humanitarian work that seeks to inculcate the values of solidarity and preserve the human soul.