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Health

‘Take ‘Kuwaiti’ woman to Brisbane for delivery’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Doctors have pleaded for a heavily pregnant refugee on Nauru island facing a complex and possibly life-threatening birth to be moved …

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‘80 pct of nurses in last three years performed very poorly’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: Following the announcement made by the Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi to bring in about 2,600 new nurses from overseas …

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Experts slam law obliging expats to deal with 3 ‘private hospitals’ – ‘Differentiating private-public sector employees violates A 29 of Constitution’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: Politicians and legal experts have criticized law obliging expatriates working in private sector to deal with three specific private hospitals as …

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Price of private room at public hospitals to rise

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: Ministry of Health is planning to increase the charges of private rooms in hospitals and medical centers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting …

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‘Increasing rate of obesity worrying’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: Former health minister, general surgical consultant, oncologist and consultant for laparoscopic surgery Dr Mohammed Al-Jarallah has warned against the increasing rate …

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MoH adopts natl strategy for dealing with diseases – Ministry wins 85% of medical error cases

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Affairs at Ministry of Health Dr Majida Al-Qattan has affirmed that the ministry has adopted a …

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KCSG holds Christmas party for cancer patients, survivors

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24: Yuletide cheer and gift giving abound as the Kabayan Cancer Support Group (KCSG) recently held their Christmas party at the Padre …

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New ‘directives’ for overseas medical treatment announced

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18: Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Interior Lieutenant General Engineer Sheikh Khaled Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah issued a ministerial decision concerning the …

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Al-Harbi says coop among govt, private health sectors essential

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said Sunday that joint cooperation among health sectors in the country, both state and private, …

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MoH terminates contract with US firm ETANA

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: In a move towards putting an end to the squandering of public funds, Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has issued …

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