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KUWAIT CITY, Jan 2: Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) denounced the recent attacks on doctors in their workplaces, reports Al-Rai daily. The first incident was an attack on a doctor at Umm Al-Hayman Health Center, and the second on two doctors at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital. Chairman of the Complaints Committee at (KMA) Dr Maitham Hussein said the association has been reassured about the health and condition of the doctors, and its lawyer was appointed to defend them.
Hussain expressed disappointment over the repeated attacks on doctors recently, stressing that KMA will not allow these attacks to continue. He added the association is keen on protecting doctors through the law, while stressing the need to punish the assailants.
Meanwhile, Director of Funerals Department in Kuwait Municipality Faisal Al-Awadi revealed that the department needs to recruit more expatriates to work as grave diggers, dead body washers and take up other jobs in cemeteries, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Awadi told the daily that the need for additional expatriate manpower is due to the increase of work load in cemeteries during the corona crisis as many procedures and conditions have emerged.