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Egyptian couple held for helping Hepatitis C patients clear medical test

KUWAIT CITY, June 5: Personnel from the General Department for Residence Affairs, investigations sector, have arrested an Egyptian and his wife for helping patients suffering from Hepatitis C hide their disease before undergoing the medical test prior to obtaining the residence permit, reports Al-Jarida daily. The daily, quoting a security …

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MoH says people infected with Hepatitis C reaches 1.5 percent

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Ministry of Health said the number of people infected with Hepatitis C virus in the country reach 1.5 percent while affirming its commitment to provide treatment for the disease, reports Al- Qabas daily. Chairperson of Thunayan Al Ghanim Gastroenterology Center and Chairman of Kuwait’s Third …

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‘MoH discovers 209 AIDS, 1,529 hepatitis cases in ’16’ – US doctor caused ‘death’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: According to a recent report issued by Ministry of Health, 209 people in Kuwait were discovered this year to be suffering from AIDS while the number of hepatitis cases discovered is 564 for hepatitis C, 530 for hepatitis B and 435 for hepatitis A, reports Al-Shahed …

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Hepatitis C scare in Hawally private school – Parents refuse to send kids for studies

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: A student allegedly suffering from Hepatitis C died in a private school in Hawally a few weeks ago, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources from the Ministry of Health. Following the reports some parents of students gathered in front of the school for fear the disease may …

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New medicine to treat Hepatitis C – 13,400 Kuwaitis ‘hit’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Consultant and Head of Gastroenterology and Nephrology Department at Sabah Specialized Health Zone Dr Wafa Al- Hashash announced the introduction of a new medicine to treat Hepatitis C infections in Kuwait, indicating that Ministry of Health will soon start dispensing this medicine. She revealed that 13,400 …

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‘Sofosbuvir-based drug is very effective in treatment of HCV’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): A number of gastroenterologists agreed Sunday that sofosbuvir substance (commonly known by its brand names Sovaldi, Hepcinat, EHEP, Resof, Hepcvir and SoviHep) helped cure up to 95 percent of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients. Kuwait’s Ministry of Health is keen on providing the world’s …

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