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Panel to visit health offices

KUWAIT CITY, March 13: The head of the National Assembly’s Investigation Committee on Irregularities MP Sadoun Hamad Al-Otaibi said the committee during its Monday meeting has agreed to visit Kuwait’s Health Office in Bonn, Washington, Paris and London, to investigate abuses in the health file at these offices. He added, …

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Kuwait counting on Al-Harbi for turnaround in health sector: Al-Azb – ‘Health Minister possesses strong vision on reforms’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: The country is counting on the Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi for a turnaround in the health sector, especially as he is a medical practitioner and considered one of the most competent citizen, said the Minister of Justice Dr Faleh Al-Azb. Speaking on whether or …

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Al-Harbi says coop among govt, private health sectors essential

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said Sunday that joint cooperation among health sectors in the country, both state and private, is essential for providing imporved health services for the people, particularly those with special needs. The ministry is keen on empowering the disabled and utilizing …

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Education, health in decline – Government mismanagement blamed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Budget and Final Accounts Committee in the National Assembly has attributed the poor quality of education and health services to the government’s mismanagement of national affairs. In its report, the committee pointed out that despite the huge budgets allocated for the educational and health sectors, …

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Health benefits

I am an American male married to a Kuwaiti female. At a hospital/ clinic we were told by an employee that because my son’s mother is Kuwaiti, we could make appointments during the day like a Kuwaiti, and for health benefits only, his file would be treated as Kuwaiti. Then …

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‘Al-Sumait Prize’ board to meet Dec 7 to examine 2015 nominees – Projects for health award to be submitted before Dec 31

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 5, (KUNA): Members of the Board of Trustees of Abdulrahman Al- Sumait Prize for African Development are set to meet in Kuwait next Monday to examine nominees for the 2015 prize, the first since its launch two years ago. His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- …

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Kuwait hosts ‘workshop’ on primary, family health issues

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16, (KUNA): In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), Abdullah Yusuf Al- Abdulhadi Health Center is organizing a training workshop for leading officials of the family medicine and primary health centers in the Middle East. Addressing the opening ceremony at the center — based in Al-Yarmouk …

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Bid to ‘privatize’ expat health hit – Budget ‘burden’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Medical practitioners have rejected the proposal of the Economics Committee in the Supreme Council for Planning and Development to lift the health insurance subsidy granted to expatriates, cancel their privilege to undergo treatment in State hospitals and clinics, and refer them to private hospitals. The proposal …

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MP queries expat health tests

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: MP Khalil Abdullah has forwarded parliamentary queries to the Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obeidi concerning medical tests for expatriate laborers working in the country. Abdullah has sought clarification on the medical tests for expatriates who enter the country for the first time. He wants to …

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