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Expatriate engineers may face tough time in future to obtain approval and practice professions

MoH seeks names of 65 years old expat staff KUWAIT CITY, March 15: The Ministry of Health has instructed all sectors to submit names of expatriate doctors, nurses, pharmacists, technicians and executives born in 1953 and earlier or those 65 years old and above, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources …

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Dr Basil suspends several doctors after investigation – Medical errors at public hospital

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: Minister of Health Dr Basil Al-Sabah has suspended several doctors and recommended their referral to the Public Prosecution Department based on the outcome of an investigation carried out by the Department of Legal Affairs concerning cases of medical errors at a public hospital. This was revealed …

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Photogenic doctors

WE, in Kuwait, have been witnessing a phenomenon hardly seen in any other country — that of attaching the photos of doctors to advertisements along with a detailed description of their fields of specialization. Titles usually precede the names of doctors. All over the world, it is known that professions …

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CSC lifts ban placed on 127 vacancies for expat Doctors, Nurses, technicians & pharmacist in MOH

Kuwaiti medical scholarship holders criticize stipends cut down KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: Civil Service Commission (CSC) has lifted ban placed on 127 vacancies for expatriates in the Ministry of Health, reports Al-Anba daily. In a letter to the Ministry of Health which the daily obtained a copy, CSC stated the …

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Panel set to ‘probe’ unqualified doctors – Focus on health services

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has formed a committee to investigate the truth about doctors who allegedly graduated from the Arts section in secondary stage, reports Annahar daily. In a statement, Al-Harbi noted the most important aspect of the issue involves a doctor who earned …

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Disgruntled Kuwaiti doctors plan to sue MoH for no jobs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17:Several Kuwaiti doctors are in the process of filing a lawsuit against the Ministry of Health, which is the first of its kind. The lawsuit centers on the different criteria of employment, such as refusing to appoint them while employing expatriate doctors in the same specialization. Sometimes …

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MoH bans its doctors working in private hospitals – Doctors not allowed to advertise his/her services

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Minister of Health has barred doctors working in the health centers and hospitals of the private sector from “advertising” their services. The ministry, through its Department of Medical Licensing, sent a letter to the managers of all health centers, clinics and hospitals of the private sector …

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Kuwaiti doctors treating refugees in Jordan

Al-Rahma International, an affiliate of Kuwait’s Social Reforms Society, has sent in a team of medical volunteers of various specialties to treat Syrian refugees in the Kingdom. Walid Al-Suwailem, the head of the charity’s bureaus in Syria and Turkey and chief of the team, told KUNA on Sunday that the …

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‘Treat Kuwaiti, expat doctors equally’ – Several Kuwaiti doctors express objection to minister’s decision

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Several Kuwaiti doctors have expressed objection to the decision of Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi to promote expatriate doctors upon completion of masteral or doctorate degrees while working in the ministry, reports Al-Rai daily. The Kuwaiti doctors stressed the need to treat them and their expatriate …

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‘Law to protect doctors rights’ – Draft to be ready in 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 28, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health (MoH) will appoint a committee tasked with devising a plan to enact a law to protect the rights of doctors and healthcare providers, Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said on Wednesday. The law will be formulated within three months, Al-Harbi …

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