KUWAIT CITY, April 11: The rate of approvals for overseas treatment has increased lately to 500 cases per month compared to three months ago when the rate was 150 cases per month, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They highlighted the high budget allotted by Ministry of Health for this purpose.
The sources indicated about the chaos in overseas health offices due to large number of patients who seek completion of their procedures and follow up of their stay in different hospitals. They wondered about the recent retroactive extension of stay by long periods reaching seven months in some cases. The sources stressed that the medical offices will soon face huge problems, especially when the patients complete their travel procedures.