Editorial Policy

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The following partners have licensed KAAHE to use some of their content:

The medical and health content from these licensors is evidence-based knowledge derived from peer-reviewed scientific research and from the direct experience of clinicians, other health professionals, patients and the wider public. Furthermore, the medical and health information derived from these licensors has been checked initially for accuracy, accessibility, balance and tone. For more information about the exact editorial policy of the licensors, check their websites.

Editorial Process:

Generating new content in KAAHE goes through 9 steps:

  • Phase 1. Receiving English content from a licensor.
  • Phase 2. Reviewing/Editing content.
  • Phase 3. Validating English texts.
  • Phase 4. Translating English texts into Arabic.
  • Phase 5. Adding, reviewing or validating attached images/media.
  • Phase 6. Validating Arabic translation.
  • Phase 7. In some cases a final verification by licensor is executed.
  • Phase 8. Reviewing the final content by the chief-in-editor.
  • Phase 9. Publishing the content.

I. Scientific board members





  1. Prof. Antoine Geissbuhler

-    Doctor of medicine, University of Geneva

-    Professor and chair, department of radiology and medical informatics

-    University of Geneva

-    University Hospitals, Geneva

-    RAFT distance education and telemedicine network in Africa

  1. Dr. Qassem Sara

-    Doctor of medicine : Damascus University

-    Master’s degree in internal medicine, Damascus University

-    Bachelor’s degree in linguistics and Arabic literature: Aleppo University 

-    World Health Organization


II. Content team members






Dr. Abdulrahman Alsughayr


-  Doctor of medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh

-  Arabic & Saudi board in family and community medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh

-  Master’s degree in health informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science, Riyadh

-  Project management professional (PMP) certification, Project Management Institute, USA

-  Diploma in Academic Clinical research , King Saud University in cooperation with American University in Beirut (AUB) .

- King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences

- Saudi Association for Health Informatics SAHI

- National Guard Health Affairs

Dr. Hassan Kamhiah

Editor/Translator I

-  Doctor of medicine, Damascus University

-  Internal medicine, Damascus University Hospitals

- Saudi Association for Health Informatics SAHI

- Member of WHO

Dr. Sari Barazi

Editor/Translator II

-  Doctor of dental surgery, Albaath University

-  Master’s degree, health systems management, Liverpool University


- Saudi Association for Health Informatics SAHI

- Translators Without Borders Organization

Ghaith Shaheen

Translator III

-  Bachelor of English literature, Damascus University







  • KAAHE content is either generated, translated or reviewed by health care specialists with special interest in translation.
  • Regular reviews (held on every July) are carried out by the editorial board to keep the medical and health information accurate, consistent and up-to-date.
  • The agenda in KAAHE is specified mainly for the world health days (like breast cancer day, diabetes day, etc.). The source of the agenda’s events is WHO. Agenda events are updated automatically every year.
  • The “Health Care Institutions” section is still in its initial stages. The facilities available in the directory were added by the KAAHE team before launching the website, and no more items have been added since then.
  • Personal Health Tools were taken from the portal of NGHA. The NGHA website is certified by HON.






Last Updated on Sunday, 12 March 2017 06:43