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Health official slams social media ‘news’

KUWAIT CITY, July 10: Assistant Undersecretary for Services Affairs at Ministry of Health Dr Mahmoud Al-Abdulhadi affirmed that the news reports and video clip which went viral on social media last Friday about the presence of blood-contaminated pillows in one of the hospital wards affiliated to the ministry are completely …

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Ministry of Health owes KD 20 million to doctors – ‘Lack of budget’

KUWAIT CITY, June 20: Ministry of Health owes a total of KD 20 million to doctors for their work in evening clinics for the past nine months, reports Aljarida daily quoting informed sources. They said the concerned doctors had requested several times for settlement of the outstanding remunerations, and the …

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Medical centers services for patients deteriorating – Lack of equipment, supplies blamed

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: The miserable reality in some public medical centers does not reflect the press statements of senior officials at the Ministry of Health about the purported development of medical services, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting sources. Sources pointed out the Primary Health Care Sector is supposed to be …

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Rate of approvals for overseas treatment increases to 500 cases

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: The rate of approvals for overseas treatment has increased lately to 500 cases per month compared to three months ago when the rate was 150 cases per month, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They highlighted the high budget allotted by Ministry of Health for this …

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MoH eyes 2 centers in each health zone – ‘Emergency cases’

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Ministry of Health is considering allocating two health centers in each health district to receive emergency cases, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting health sources added the decision is part of measure to reduce crowd and burden on the hospital’s emergency units to improve health service, …

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Several visitors at ‘hospital’ decry messy situation within its premises – ‘Farwaniya Governorate needs minimum of 4 public hospitals’

KUWAIT CITY, March 28: Several visitors to the Farwaniya Hospital have expressed frustration over what they describe as nonchalance and messy situation within the premises, citing traffic congestion at emergency parking spaces and parking lots at the outpatient area. They lamented the parking lots are insufficient for the large number …

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Badr Al Samaa Group opens its first venture in Kuwait

Badr Al Samaa Group opens its first venture in Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, March 26: Badr Al Samaa Group of Hospitals, the number one private hospitals group in Sultanate of Oman, has opened its first venture in Kuwait — the Badr Al Samaa Medical Centre in Farwaniya. The Medical Centre, launched …

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Chest Hospital gets Nuclear Medicine & CT scan equipments

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: Director of Chest Diseases Hospital Dr Reem Al-Asousi announced the acquisition of new equipment for the Nuclear Medicine Unit and CT scan machine for hospital, reports Al-Anba daily. Dr Al-Asousi disclosed the equipment is significant considering the time saving factor involved. She also said the acquisition …

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‘Quite normal for any increase in charges of medical services’

Standard of offered services to be improved: official KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Undersecretary of Ministry of Health Dr. Khalid Al-Sahlawi stressed that any increase in the charges of medical services is quite normal, especially since these prices were not reviewed for a long time, reports Al- Anba daily. He indicated …

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Nabarro lauds Kuwait efforts in overcoming health challenges

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: Special Adviser to the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change and the United Kingdom’s nominee for the post of World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr David Nabarro has praised the tremendous efforts exerted by the Kuwaiti government in …

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