Q: Can foundation committee members continue on being Board members as well?
A: Yes, if they were elected through the active members in the society.
Q: How does SCFHS support new societies under its umbrella?
A: The Commission offers financial loans so the society can start its activities. the Commission also provides logistic support for the society along with providing rooms for the Board of Directorate meetings and the grand hall for general societies meetings.
Q: How many societies are under the umbrella of the commission?
A: 46 Societies.
Q: What are the requirements of establishing a new society?
- Presence of-at least- 75 classified and registered practitioners who are specialized in the society field.
- Set a suggested name for the society
- Outline the society goals.
- Determine the professional field the society serves (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Applied Medical Sciences).
- Form a society foundation committee that is consisted of 5 members and assign one of them to apply for a request and follow it up.
- Complete the establishment of a new foundation form.
- Apply through Email: PSHA@scfhs.org
Q: What are the procedures followed after applying to establish a new society?
A: Health associations chief presidency and its committees will study the request, the request will be presented to the Executive Council of Health Societies. When the Executive Council approves the request, it should be submitted along with the recommendation to the Board of Trustees to confirm.
When the Board of Trustees approves, the procedures of forming administration board and starting the society activity shall begin.
Q: How is administrative board of society elected?
A: The General Directorate of Health Societies will determine the date of the end of the Board of Directorate according to the approval date of the current Board of Directors. The current chief of the society shall be notified of the date.
The chief of the Society shall complete the application form for holding the elections of the Society's Board of Directorate.
The General Directorate of Health Societies shall notify the Society members of the deadline for holding the elections.
An announcement should be made on the Society's website or Twitter account; The General Directorate of Health Societies will send SMS to society members.
The General Directorate of Health Societies opens the door of electing through sending SMS to active registered members in the society; to notify them that self-electing is available through completing the election form and send it within 10 days.
The General Directorate of Health Societies will check election requests for Board membership and will see if they are compatible to the Board membership conditions.
The General Directorate of Health Societies will announce the candidates' names and a summary of their CV through Societies Portal on SCFHS website. The General Directorate of Health Societies will send the announcement link for the members, the announcement will last 5 days before the election process begins. The General Directorate of Health Societies announces the date of the election beginning through SMS for the registered members through the link.
Electronic voting lasts for 5 days.
After closing the election, The General Directorate of Health Societies will sort out and examine the results then announce them of SCFHS website.
Q: how can I contact The General Directorate of Health Societies?
A: through PSHA@scfhs.org
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