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Health

MoH reiterates coordination with GCC for low-cost drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health has stressed keenness on continuous coordination with the other GCC member states to provide effective and …

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MoH says people infected with Hepatitis C reaches 1.5 percent

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Ministry of Health said the number of people infected with Hepatitis C virus in the country reach 1.5 percent while …

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MoH approves ‘Elocta’ for treatment of haemophilia A

STOCKHOLM, Nov 22, (Business Wire): Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (STO:SOBI) (Sobi) today announced that the Ministry of Health in Kuwait has approved Elocta. (efmoroctocog …

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Some people diagnosed with swine flu

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: Some people have been diagnosed with swine fl u (H1N1) and they are now confined at Amiri Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily …

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Nurse ‘helping’ ill evade check

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 17: Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have arrested a nurse for injecting patients with a kind of drug which makes it …

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Pak doc transplants hope to millions for free – At 79 Dr Rizvi fuelled by love of his job

KARACHI, Nov 17, (AFP): Camped on the baking concrete outside a gleaming transplant centre, Karachi’s sick have come from miles around in desperate hope for …

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‘Medicines given to cancer patients are 100% original’ – Social media rumors rejected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: The factfinding committee, which was set up by Ministry of Health to investigate the rumor spread on social media about the …

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War-weary Yemenis face death from hunger, disease – Study finds gene markers for drug-resistant malaria in Cambodia

SANAA, Nov 4, (Agencies): In the Yemeni coastal town of Al-Tuhayta, 19 months into a devastating civil war, Futayni Ali watches helplessly as his five …

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‘Protect kids from online method’

COPENHAGEN, Nov 4, (AFP): Governments must do more to protect children from sophisticated online methods used to market unhealthy foods to them, the World Health …

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Pakistan low breastfeeding rates lead to stunted growth ‘crisis’

Dera Murad Jamali, Pakistan, Nov 2, 2016 (AFP) -Mother-of-seven Mah Pari lives in a fertile region of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province — but her two-year-old …

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