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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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‘Increase in health fees for expats remains on agenda’ – Plan to launch IVF centers: Minister

KUWAIT CITY, March 5 (Agencies): Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi does not intend to cancel the ministry’s decision to increase the charges of medical services offered to expatriates, reports Arab Times daily quoting sources. They indicated that a meeting will be held within a few days to discuss the …

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Al-Harbi amends condition for transferring medical licenses – Measures intended to stabilize private medical sector

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al- Harbi has amended the condition of transferring licenses for medicine, dental and other applied medical professions for non-Kuwaitis in private sector, and doctors will be required to obtain approval of concerned bodies before the transfer after observing the one-year period …

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Panel nod to visitor health cover hailed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: The Women and Family Affairs Committee in the Parliament discussed issues concerning Kuwaiti women with a number of female activists on Monday. Speaking to the press after the meeting, Committee Chairman MP Saleh Ashour said they tackled family violence and a plan to establish shelters for …

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Expat health insurance disputes ‘solved’: MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2, (KUNA): Recent disputes faced at the health insurance centers have been sorted out in efforts to boost healthcare services in the country, an official in the Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Thursday. In a statement to the press after inspecting various health insurance centers, the …

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‘Queues’ at health insurance centers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: Long queues of expatriates in front of health insurance centers are still witnessed, under the silence of Ministry of Health in clarifying the rumors, either by denial or confirmation, about the increase in annual health insurance charges to KD 130, reports Arab Times daily. Expatriates who …

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MPs slam proposal to tax expat remittances – Situation worsens in health insurance crisis

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Several lawmakers slammed the proposed taxes on remittances of expatriates, reports Arab Times daily. While asserting that the proposal is “nonsensical”, the lawmakers warned that it will negatively affect not only the expatriates but Kuwaitis as well — up to the extent of intensifying feelings of …

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Proposed fuel prices set – Police to manage ‘Health Insurance’ queues

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has proposed increasing fuel prices per liter in February as follows: 120 fils for diesel, 120 fils for kerosene, 125 fils for Premium 91 Octane, 130 fils for Super 95 Octane and 155 fils for Ultra 98 Octane, reports Al-Qabas daily. The …

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Expats suffer as dispute over priorities delays health documents – MoH, Public Services Company at loggerheads

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 23: Various centers of the Public Services Company, which is responsible for issuing health insurance for expatriates, have been experiencing congestion lately to the extent that expatriates are forced to line up outside the buildings for a long time starting from the wee hours of every day. …

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