Understanding the needs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Child maltreatment prevention program development.

Affiliation

King Abdullah International Medical Research Center/King Saud binAbdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Saudi Arabia; National Family Safety Program, King Abdulaziz Medical City - Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Department of Pediatrics, King Abdullah Specialized Children's Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Saudi Arabia; King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science, College of Medicine, Saudi Arabia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Global efforts are being made to combat child maltreatment (CM); however, in 2011 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) response to this issue was found to be mediocre. Several developments have been implemented in KSA since then, and reevaluation is now necessary.

Keywords

Child maltreatment,Prevention,Readiness,Saudi Arabia,

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