SCFHS was established by Royal Decree No. M/2, dated 6/2/1413 AH. SCFHS is a scientific Commission which has legal personality, and its Headquarter is located in the Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, with several branches across the Kingdom (Commission branches). SCFHS is responsible for supervising and evaluating training programs, as well as setting controls and standards for the practice of health professions. SCFHS launched its work through its competent supervisory, executive and specialist boards and committees. To date, the number of adopted programs exceeded more than 37.