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Wanted urgently: Saudi nurses

Gulf countries must train more local medical professionals or face a care crisis, experts warn

Dubai, UAE, Saturday, July 27, 2019 - Health chiefs in Gulf countries must take steps to make nursing and midwifery more attractive careers to address a shortage of trained professionals, according to experts. The advice comes as new figures reveal that Saudi Arabia needs to fill tens of thousands of posts over the next decade to cope with rising demand.