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Ministry suspends medical dealings with some foreign centers in Egypt and India

MP queries pre-employment medical test offices KUWAIT CITY, April 26: MP Mohammed Al- Dalal in a parliamentary query has asked the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al- Khalid details about pre-employment medical test offices operating overseas. Al-Dalal said he based his inquiry on a report that has been published …

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MoH refers draft on medical error insurance to Fatwa Dept

Minister opens int’l scientific confab on ‘Updates in Medicine’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25, (KUNA): Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi said Friday his ministry referred the draft legislation on insurance against medical errors to the Fatwa (Legal Advice) and Legislation Department of the cabinet. “The department is supposed to study …

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‘Germany plans to file lawsuit against Kuwait on tax evasion

KD 200 million can be recovered: MP Hammad KUWAIT CITY, Sept 4: MP Saadoun Hammad, a member of the committee that was formed by the National Assembly to investigate the financial irregularities committed by the Overseas Medical Treatment health offices, says one third of the money or KD 200 million …

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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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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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‘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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Expats in Kuwait ‘enjoy’ good living, excellent medical services

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29: Director of Domestic Workers Affairs at Ministry of Interior Mohammed Al-Ajmi insists that expatriate workers in Kuwait enjoy good living conditions and excellent medical services, reports Arab Times daily. In his speech during a ceremony organized at the United Nations House in Mishref to mark the …

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MoH adopts natl strategy for dealing with diseases – Ministry wins 85% of medical error cases

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 26: Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Affairs at Ministry of Health Dr Majida Al-Qattan has affirmed that the ministry has adopted a national strategy for dealing with a number of common and dangerous diseases in the Kuwaiti society, reports Al-Anba daily. She revealed that a ministerial decision …

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