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The vision of SNRP is to be a leading body  in the field neonatal resuscitation  in the region and internationally under the umbrella of Saudi neonatal society


Neonatal resuscitation program (NRP)is an educational program designed to teach life support skills to all health care providers that are present at the birth of the newborn infant. in the mid 1970s till 1987 the NRP was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American heart association (AHA), this program is being updated on regular basis and it has been recently updated (2010) to incorporate the latest information on how to manage newborns with respiratory and cardiac depression. nrp training programs for instructors and providers have been launched in saudi arabia, under the care of training centre in several hospitals independently without supervision and assessment of the quality of such courses . the Saudi Council for Health Specialties (SCFHS) approved the Saudi neonatology society (SNS) to fully authorize licensing and organizing neonatal resuscitation program in Saudi Arabia SNRP) (number 100006825 dated 3/12/1431 h).


The Saudi Neonatal Resuscitation Program With leadership from the Saudi neonatology society works together to develop and update elements of a strategic plan to strengthen neonatal resuscitation Program to improve neonatal care in Saudi Arabia


The vision of SNRP is to be a leading body in the field neonatal resuscitation in the region and internationally under the umbrella of Saudi neonatal society


The main goals and objectives of the SNRP are to improve and maintain neonatal resuscitation practice based on the best available evidence based practice through the following:

Recognized Training Centers (MOH)

  • Riyadh MOH Clinical Skills Center & Simulation Lab
  • King Saud Medical City 
  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital and research centre
  • Princess Noura University – Life Support Center 
  • International Medical center (IMC)
  • King Abdul-Aziz Hospital LTSC
  • King Abdulaziz University Hospital
  • King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
  • Maternity And Children Hospital
  • Soliman Fageeh training center Jeddah
  • Maternity and children hospital Makah
  • Technical Skill Development center
  • Maternity and children hospital Madinah
  •  Royal commission Medical Centre
  • Najran Technical Skill Development Najran
  • Jizan Technical Skill Development center
  • Asser Technical Skill Development center
  • Technical Skill Development center
  • Al Hofuf Technical Skill Development center
  • Maternity children hospital
  • Technical Skill Development center
  • North West Armed Forces Hospital
  • Armed Forces Hospitals, Southern Region
  • Clinical Skills Center & Simulation Lab

New center need  afflation

Aim to spread the Knowle and practice of neonatal resuscitation in area with no training centers

NRP provider and instructor courses  (MOH)

We have a contact with Ministry of health for conducting courses for ministry of health nurses and physicians since 2016 which give a support to all MOH staff dealing with neonatal services to improve the quality of care of such population

Saudi Neonatal Resuscitation Program Plan

1. Policy and advocacy

2. Training

The plan for training include:

3. Clinical services

4. Monitoring and evaluation of process and outcomes

5. Clinical outcomes: