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No to medical tourism – DGCA ‘developing’ plan to avoid congestion at airport

KUWAIT CITY, May 16: Director General of Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) Yousef Al-Fawzan says the administration is facing a great challenge this year during summer, as the preparations for this year are completely different from previous years. He explained that the DGCA has to manage four seasonal occasions …

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Health insurance for visit lays on sponsor

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: MP Khalil Al-Saleh revealed that he has presented a request for expediting discussions concerning charges of medical services offered to visitors of Kuwait which has been part of the Parliament’s agenda, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the government approved the proposal when it was with the …

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GTD ponders KD2 fine daily for not renewing insurance

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: Senior officials from the General Traffic Department say records show there are about 115,000 vehicles whose insurance has not been renewed, reports Al-Rai daily. The General Traffic Department said one of the proposals to get rid of this phenomenon is by slapping KD 2 fine for …

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‘Enforce decision to up charges of medical services offered to expats’

MP Al-Saleh appeals to Health Minister Al-Harbi KUWAIT CITY, April 5: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has urged Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi to expedite enforcement of the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates, as the delay in the enforcement is arousing many questions, reports Al-Rai …

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Health pros divided over intents to up medical charges for expats – ‘Medical charges should match salaries of most expatriates’

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The talk of the town has been about the financial burden imposed by expatriates on the country’s health sector. However, expatriates have been paying for annual health insurance ranging between KD 30 and KD 50 each, reports Al-Qabas daily. Therefore, the total amount paid by expatriates …

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Decision to hike medicine prices for expats on track

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al- Harbi affirmed that the decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates will be enforced, stressing that there is no intention to retract that decision, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the decision will be enforced following completion …

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Health official supports plan for expats to buy medicines

KUWAIT CITY, March 23: Director of the Hawally Health sector, Dr Fahd Al-Foudari said he supports the proposal which calls on the expatriates to buy their medicines or at least part of the cost, reports Al-Rai daily. He added more than 60 percent visitors to the Hawalli medical facilities and …

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Error costs State millions in collecting health insurance for domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, March 15: The Ministry of Interior has written to the Ministry of Health to correct the administrative error which it has been committing for the past 17 years, the error that has cost the State Treasury millions of dinars. A security source said the Health Ministry has been …

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‘Safaa’s’ disputable proposal!

HONORABLE MP Safaa Al-Hashem has submitted a proposal to stop giving free medicines to expatriates visiting the government hospitals in Kuwait, saying the fee of KD 1 or KD 2 they pay in the clinics and hospitals should be for diagnosis and consultation. There is no doubt I respect the …

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