Sunday , September 23 2018


True wealth, solutions in knowledge economy

Dana Winner, MSc, Cybersecurity Policy, is a Certified Knowledge Manager, Certified Information Systems Security Professional. For more information contact By Dana Winner I have recently volunteered with INJAZ-Kuwait, helping them conduct the Entrepreneurial Master Class and the Innovation Camp in Kuwait high schools. The students are bright, creative and …

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Chronic kidney diseases prevalent in Kuwait – Peritoneal dialysis gentler, better for pediatrics

Dr Faisal Al-Kandari is a Pediatrician with specialty in infant kidney at the Dar Al-Shifa Hospital. He sat with Arab Times to give an insight into a host of issues that affect the child in general. He talked particularly about the kidneys and how it affects the child’s wellbeing. Question: …

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Rising health costs boost medical tourism – Far East becoming popular destination

The global growth in the flow of patients and health professionals as well as medical technology, capital funding and regulatory regimes across national borders has given rise to new patterns of consumption and production of health care services over recent decades. A significant new element of a growing trade in …

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Shangri-La labour of love – Doris Duke bridging cultures

  The story goes thus. In 1935,  Doris Duke, a beautiful, young American heiress on the final stop  of her lengthy first honeymoon with a dashing aspiring politician arrived on the then US territory of Hawaii. She promptly fell in love with Hawaii’s soporific natural beauty. During her long stay …

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CAR Embassy helps African communities – Dealing with runaway maids a challenge

‘The nationals of several African communities without embassies in Kuwait, including Cameroon, Ghana, Madagascar, Mali, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Guinea, Gabon, Congo and many more, working as maids in various houses face problems with their sponsors or domestic recruitment offices, and resort to the Embassy of Central African Republic to lodge …

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Kuwaitis more vulnerable to cardiac attacks – Dar Al Shifa Hospital team covers cardiac emergency cases 24/7

Once health is lost, a person will give anything to get it back. It is one of the most basic human rights. It is the jewel that allows us to enjoy and live life. That being said, contradictions and complications which prevent health from being the absolute priority of everyone …

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Rights, freedoms … Always

  Over the past 12 months, we have witnessed a number of historic achievements in international development where our broad and disparate community of nations has confirmed its determination to live in international solidarity. As we celebrate the 67th anniversary of the adoption on Dec 10, 1948 of the Universal …

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For disabled, sky is the limit: Al-Mutairi – Paralympics gold medalist inspires Kuwaiti youths with disabilities

The achievement of being remembered is an innate desire of every human being on this blue planet.  It is a goal that is embedded in the nature of humankind; it’s just a question of how much effort is exerted, the sacrifice, the necessary changes in one’s life, in the hopes …

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Symbolic portrayals important to caricature – ‘Art demands both responsibility and courage’

Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat is one of the Middle East’s most important living artists. Over a career spanning four decades, more than 15,000 of his satirical drawings and caricatures of political figures have been published in Arabic-language and international newspapers. In 2011, with the first wave of the Arab Spring, …

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What I expect from climate change conference in Paris

For the nearly nine years that I have been Secretary-General, I have travelled the world to the front lines of climate change and I have spoken repeatedly with world leaders, business people and citizens about the need for an urgent global response. Why do I care so much about this …

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