Tag Archives: medicals

Health insurance in 2017 from KD 50 per year to KD 130 – Domestic workers to undergo medical test every time renew their residency

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: The Board member and Chief Executive Officer of Health Insurance Hospitals Company Dr Ahmad Al- Saleh said the ‘DHAMAN’ project will be carried out in two phases; the first phase will begin during the first quarter of 2017 in primary healthcare centers and the second phase …

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Countries listed in e-visa system; Expats medical tests upon arrival and departure.

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid has launched an electronic visa system through which the nationals of 52 countries shall have the right to enter Kuwait without prior visa, reports Al- Anba daily. Citizens of the following countries are allowed to obtain …

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Medical Visa for Parents

I would like to know about the eligibility and procedure for applying for a Medical Treatment Visa for parents who are older than 50 years. And if the visa is granted what will be the duration of their stay in Kuwait? Name withheld Answer: Basically there are only three types …

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Medical unfit

I firstly thank you for the clarifications that you have been providing to all the expatriates in Kuwait and appreciate the efforts put in by the newspaper. I am an Indian working as an engineer in a private firm on a KD 750 salary. My query: I got married around …

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‘MPs play crucial role in sending patients abroad’ – Lack of justice: Audit Bureau

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 1: A report issued by the Audit Bureau shows unprecedented intervention by the Members of Parliament and infl uential people to send people abroad for medical treatment, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to the report 6,456 persons were sent for medical treatment overseas after the intervention of some …

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Residence renewal and medical for Article 20

I am in this country on an Article 20 residence. I didn’t go to any country but now I want to renew my residency permit … is it compulsory to do a medical test. Name withheld Answer: First of all you have not mentioned your nationality but we would like …

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MP queries expat health tests

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: MP Khalil Abdullah has forwarded parliamentary queries to the Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obeidi concerning medical tests for expatriate laborers working in the country. Abdullah has sought clarification on the medical tests for expatriates who enter the country for the first time. He wants to …

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