The ministry confirmed the registration process to the “Select Family Physician” is a great success, this was officially announced today by the Ministry of Health.

The ministry announced that the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) Health Center in Al-Dair recorded the highest percentage of registration among the eight health centers that have been announced in the program with 60% of individuals registered.

This is the third phase of the program since it was initiated by the ministry. This phase of the program, which enables citizens and expatriates’ to choose a doctor, included eight health centers that are: the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait Health Center in Hidd, the National Bank of Bahrain Health Center in Al-Dair, Bu-Maher Health Center, Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Health Center, Jedhafs Health Center, Sheikh Jaber Health Center in Barbar, Budaiya Health Center and Hamad Town Health Center.

The Ministry stated that the highest percentage of registration was at the National Bank of Bahrain Health Center in Al-Dair as 60% of the area’s residents and citizens registered, followed by Jedhafas Health Center with 49% of the area’s residents and citizens registered in the program. Third were Budaiya Health Center as 41% of the area’s residents and citizens registered, followed by Sheikh Jaber Health Center in Barbar as 39% of the area’s residents and citizens registered. Hamad Town Health Center recorded 37%, while the percentage in the Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait Health Center in Hidd reached 31%. Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Health Center and Bu-Maher Health Center were the last in the list with 30% and 22% respectively.

“The big number of registrars led to technical difficulties in the registration system, like being slow, but the Ministry in cooperation with the concerned authorities managed to solve them,”

The ministry thanked the public for their interaction with this national program. The "Select Your Doctor" project is the first step of the self-management project under the umbrella of the National Health Insurance. The project is in line with the principles and principles set out in the National Health Plan 2016-2025. The ministry called on families and individuals who have not registered in the program to speed up registration and choose their physician.

The ministry noted that the registration process in the program select your doctor is done by visiting the official website of the Ministry of Health https://www.moh.gov.bh/ or through the personal presence of the Center.

The "Select Your Doctor" project is the first step of the self-management project under the umbrella of the National Health Insurance. The project is in line with the principles and principles set out in the National Health Plan 2016-2025.

It is worth noting that this project seeks to establish a close relationship between the doctor and the family, and allows doctors to follow their patients continuously and can shed their efforts on health education, especially with regard to no communicable diseases.