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Expat doctor appointed as legal advisor on false documents

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: The Ministry of Health is looking into the issue of how an expatriate doctor was appointed legal adviser allegedly after the documents had been falsified by senior officials including a senior secretary of a ministry, reports Annahar daily. The sources confirmed the ministry has discovered falsification …

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Indian doctors medical certificates to be verified

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: Ministry of Health has requested Ministry of Higher Education to verify, via the Embassy of Kuwait in India in the city of New Delhi, the validity of the medical certificates of a number of Indian doctors working in Kuwait since Sept 2, 2016, reports Al-Nahar daily …

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Attack on doctors continue in hospitals

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27 : The series of attacks on the medical staff in government hospitals and polyclinics continue to happen despite the issuance of laws and toughening punishments on aggressors, reports Al-Rai daily. The question is: who will protect the doctors and the rest of the employees of the …

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MPs brandish grilling in medical malpractice, death of girl

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: MPs have denounced the repetition of medical errors which resulted in deaths, demanding for an end to these mistakes. They asked Minister of Health Dr Basil Al-Sabah and officials in his ministry to bear responsibly for the death of a young girl identified as Durra Al-Herz …

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Minister orders arrest of specialist doctor for wrong diagnosis

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah has ordered the arrest of an visiting specialist expatriate doctor working at a specialized health center in the Capital Governorate and slap a travel ban following a complaint filed by a Kuwaiti man, who is accusing the doctor of …

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Kuwaiti citizen beats up Doctor, nurses in Jahara hospital

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9:  A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for beating a doctor and two nurses in Jahra Hospital, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, a quarrel broke out between the suspect and a nurse during which the suspect hit the nurse. Upon seeing this, another nurse and a doctor …

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‘Report on doctors jailed incorrect’

KUWAIT CITY, May 15: The Egyptian consulate in Kuwait explained that news item published about the imprisonment of three Egyptian doctors for causing the death of a sick woman by mistake is inaccurate and contradicts the truth, reports Al-Rai daily. In a statement, the consulate said the First Instance Court …

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Three Egyptian doctors get jail for causing death of woman

KUWAIT CITY, May 14: The Misdemeanors Court has sentenced three Egyptian doctors to jail terms ranging from six months to one year and ordered each of them to pay the plaintiff KD 5,001 temporary compensation for their mistake which resulted in the death of a female patient, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Nurse assaulted at Farwaniya hospital

KUWAIT CITY, April 17:  Police are looking for an unidentified person for assaulting a male bedoun nurse working at the Farwaniya Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily. The suspect was reportedly involved in an argument with the victim because of improper way of parking. The suspect then assaulted the nurse and drove …

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KHRS expresses concern over rising cases of medical errors in hospitals

Society condoles to family of five-year-old girl who died in Adan hospital KUWAIT CITY, April 8: Kuwait Human Rights Society (KHRS) expressed concern over the increasing number of medical negligence cases and medical malpractices in hospitals — about 450 cases per month as per the records of the Criminal Evidence …

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