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Tuesday , December 6 2022

Crackdown on illegal med clinics

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KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: In response to news published on Jan 9, 2022 about clinics operated by fake doctors, the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) on Monday raided a clinic which has no license to operate, reports Al-Qabas daily. The authority referred 16 workers to the Residency Investigation Department for engaging in medical jobs even if they are not specialized in the field and have no license to practice such profession. Sources confirmed that the Cabinet’s joint inspection team will intensify campaigns targeting illegal clinics in order to protect the health of the public.

Also, Deputy Director General for the Protection Sector and Chairman of the Joint Committee of the Council of Ministers Mubarak Al-Jafour revealed the Health Ministry recorded a number of violations related to the operation of unlicensed clinics. He confirmed that the erring workers were referred to the Residency Affairs Investigations Department, which will take the necessary legal measures against them. He urged the owners of clinics to fully abide by the laws, fulfill health conditions, and obtain licenses for practicing medicine and its allied professions.

Meanwhile, the Council of Ministers discussed the recommendation of the Public Services Committee regarding the report of the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) about the establishment of recreational facilities in Wafra and Abdally agricultural areas, reports Al-Qabas daily. The committee’s recommendations include ways to use certain spaces in the two agricultural areas for the completion of projects and initiatives in accordance with the texts and procedures in this regard; as well as the timetable for the short, medium and long terms. Earlier, the council instructed the authority to exhaust all means for addressing obstacles to the establishment of the proposed recreational facilities and lay down a roadmap for expediting the completion of these projects

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