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Health

Fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases

KUWAIT CITY: Subsequent to the verdict issued in the Philippines striping GAMCA system of accreditation to perform medical checkup for potential overseas workers, health sources …

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1,500 cases of heart diseases yearly: official

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2, (KUNA): At least 1,500 people, including 700 Kuwaiti citizens, are diagnosed with heart diseases annually, while about 5,000 cases visit outpatient …

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MoH sets aside KD 1.33 mln to expand, establish new hospitals

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 30, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health set KD 1.33 million for a total of seven projects for expansion and establishment of hospitals …

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‘KD 763m collected since 2000 as health insurance fee not utilized’ – Medical products seized from gyms, salons fake, smuggled: MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: The country’s treasury has collected KD 763.5 million, which is equal to $2.5 billion, since Health Insurance Law Number 1/1999 for …

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Kuwaiti men compete with their female counterpart on cosmetic surgery: expert – ‘Botox, injectable fillers in high demand’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28: Consultant in Skin Diseases and Laser Cosmetics Dr Ghanima Al-Omar pointed to high demand for cosmetic treatment through “Botox” and “injectable …

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‘Deport expats having ‘contact’ with AIDS-stricken Filipino man’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: The Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major-General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has issued orders …

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Staying healthy, losing weight leads most 2016 resolutions – More time for family pledged

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their resolutions for the coming year. The majority of responders felt that …

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MoH suffers big losses in medical errors: study

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20, (Agencies): A mobile dental clinic has been launched to serve residents of Al-Rawdha area, a senior Ministry of Health (MoH) official …

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Kuwait, though largely of arid lands, produces high-quality honey – ‘Pure honey can cure some diseases’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): Although Kuwait is largely a desert country, except for some trees and seasonal shrubs that dot the arid lands, beekeepers …

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Swine flu kills Kuwaiti child

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: A Kuwaiti child suffering from H1N1 died at the Adan Hospital, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to sources the child is one-and-a-half-year …

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