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MOH cancels contract with Health Insurance company – Expats for residence renewal to be given temporary residence permit for 1 month – Expatriate will not be able to leave the country

KUWAIT CITY: The Interior Ministry has given instructions to directors of Residence Affairs Departments in the six governorates to grant temporary residence permit of one month only to the expatriates who apply for renewal of their residence permit, reports Arab Times daily. However, during this period an expatriate will not …

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Medical experts slam ‘racial’ remarks targeting expatriates – Visa traders actual cause of population imbalance: Dr Hayati

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: A number of doctors and medical employees expressed their rejection of the recent widespread racial talks targeting expatriates in Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. Consultant Endocrinologist, and Diabetes and Internal Medicine Consultant at Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital and activist Dr Anwar Yaqoub Hayati stressed that the recent increase …

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Minister ends contract of firm providing health insurance

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi ended the contract of General Services Company (health insurance for expatriates) to guide against notable observations made by the State Audit Bureau few years ago. A source said the minister sent a letter to the company to end the contract …

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Panel nod to poll shift, expat health fees

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: The Parliament’s Legal and Legislative Committee on Tuesday approved several proposals including amendment of the electoral system and Health Insurance Law, as well as the establishment of a public company for building water desalination and power plants. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Committee Chairman MP …

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Experts slam law obliging expats to deal with 3 ‘private hospitals’ – ‘Differentiating private-public sector employees violates A 29 of Constitution’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: Politicians and legal experts have criticized law obliging expatriates working in private sector to deal with three specific private hospitals as a violation of the Kuwaiti Constitution. Chairman of Kuwait Society for the Development of Democracy Nasser Al-Abdali said it’s not acceptable to force expatriates to …

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‘Services’ not covered by health insurance policy to be affordable – MoH plans to form technical, legal panel

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11, (KUNA): Ministry of Health has announced its intention to form a technical, financial and legal committee to study and update the costs of the health services offered to expatriates in government hospitals, affirming its keenness to ensure expatriates will enjoy the services at costs that suit …

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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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Ministry denies ‘increase’ in health service fees for expats – ‘Any decision will target visitors not residents’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 7: Ministry of Health insists that reports published recently regarding the new charges of health services for expatriates in government hospitals and clinics are not true, affirming that the possibility of increasing the charges of health services is still being studied and perused. A high-ranking source from …

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Health charges to rise … others eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 5: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al- Harbi has corroborated the news report that was published recently regarding the ministry’s intention to increase charges of the medical services offered to expatriates, reports Arab Times daily. He revealed that the increased charges will come into effect mid-February. The …

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