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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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Hundreds of Emirati doctors on residency go unpaid

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A state-owned newspaper in the United Arab Emirates is reporting that hundreds of Emirati doctors set to begin their residencies have gone unpaid amid signs of growing financial trouble in the oil-producing nation. The National newspaper of Abu Dhabi says in its Monday edition …

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Minister in soup – Error at work

 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 13: The Minister of Health may face legal problems due to an administrative error, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily quoting security sources an unidentified female employee working in the position of a manager was sent into retirement early, although according to the law retirement did not …

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MoH to host top doctors this mth

KUWAIT CITY, May 1, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health said Saturday it invited 29 senior physicians and consultants in various specialties to visit Kuwaiti hospitals, conduct rare surgeries and deliver lectures to medical symposia this May. These visits fall in the framework of the Ministry’s monthly program for enabling the …

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Quota for recruiting expat doctors poses challenge to health delivery – Policy breeds corruption

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The health system in Kuwait is facing numerous challenges, mainly due to the approval of quota for recruitment of expatriates as doctors, nurses and technicians, Al-Jarida daily quoted a report released by the Ministry of Health recently. The ministry’s report revealed that the policy has led …

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Doctors to visit – Sharing expertise

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health announced Tuesday that it would be hosting 21 international visiting consultants in public hospitals during March. Director of Public Relations and Media Faisal Al-Dosari said the visits come within the framework of the visiting doctors’ program which aims to share their …

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MoH promises to increase doctors efficiency: minister

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14, (KUNA): Minister of Health, Dr Ali Al-Obeidi asserted on Sunday keenness of the Ministry of Health represented by Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialties to provide all the means that will ensure efficient vocational training of doctors enrolled in the specialized training programs. Al-Obeidi said during the …

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Lady doctor’s right to receive KD 500 monthly ‘housing allowance’ upheld

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: In a unique judgment, the Administrative Court of Appeals dismissed a lower court’s verdict and upheld the right of a Kuwaiti lady doctor to receive KD 500 monthly housing allowance for the ‘married’ category retroactively from 4/2/2010, and the sum in arrears is valued at KD …

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Jail, fine for persons faking mental illness – Doctors ‘handling’ bogus cases face punishment

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20: Those who fake psychological and mental problems and doctors who entertain such incidents face punishment in the form of prison term and monetary fines, reports Al-Rai daily quoting parliamentary sources. The sources added this is done to protect the rights of psychiatric patients and at the …

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KMA seeks action against some doctors – Elite role in graft criticized

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: Board member of the Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association, pharmacist Nawaf Al-Harbi said some doctors sell medicines in their own clinics against the rules and in violation of the ethics, honor and oath they which they have taken, reports Al-Rai daily. Al-Harbi added selling and trading in medicines …

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