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HEALTHCARE

Expats’ health insurance scheme to be launched in Kuwait

November 20, 2019

Expats’ health insurance scheme to be launched in Kuwait

According to the company website, Dhaman was established by a Ministerial Decree, as part of the development plan set forth by the State of Kuwait to be the first private healthcare company in the region and the Gulf Co-operation Council to adopt world-class healthcare standards.

In co-ordination with the Ministry of Health, Dhaman"... Continue Reading

Indian Doctors Forum holds Health Quiz 2019

November 18, 2019

Indian Doctors Forum holds Health Quiz 2019

Tenth iteration of the popular Indian Doctors Forum (IDF) Health Competition for students was held at the Indian Community School Kuwait (ICSK) Senior Branch auditorium on 8 November.

The event was attended by a large number of students, teachers, IDF members and their families.Teams comprising two students from classes 10 to 12,"... Continue Reading

Interim analysis from EMPRISE real-world study shows empagliflozin decreased risk of hospitalisation for heart failure compared with DPP-4 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists

November 18, 2019

Interim analysis from EMPRISE real-world study shows empagliflozin decreased risk of hospitalisation for heart failure compared with DPP-4 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists

A new interim analysis of three-year data from the EMPagliflozin compaRative effectIveness and SafEty (EMPRISE) real-world study on effectiveness shows that empagliflozin was associated with a decreased risk of hospitalisation for heart failure and a similar risk of non-fatal atherosclerotic cardiovascular events compared with DPP-4 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists.1 The interim analysis included 190,000"... Continue Reading

CSC gives MOH 6 months to provide accreditation certificates of doctors, pharmacists and nurses

November 17, 2019

CSC gives MOH 6 months to provide accreditation certificates of doctors, pharmacists and nurses

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16:The decision covers the doctors, the pharmacists and nursing staff in addition to the assistant medical jobs.

The CSC has asked the Ministry of Health to provide it with the accreditation of certificates within one year from the date of contracting until the issuance of the executive regulation of the Ministry"... Continue Reading

Few public hospital doctors know rates of medicines, medical equipment

November 17, 2019

Few public hospital doctors know rates of medicines, medical equipment

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: According to a study conducted by a number of researchers from College of Business Administration, College of Life Sciences and Faculty of Allied Health Sciences at Kuwait University, very few doctors are aware of the prices of medicines and medical equipment, reports Al-Qabas daily.

The study was conducted"... Continue Reading

Use of nebulizers in school clinics banned in Kuwait

November 16, 2019

Use of nebulizers in school clinics banned in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: About 856 schools of Ministry of Education have clinics that are equipped with necessary medicines and tools for dealing with emergency cases, and efficient nurses, reports Al-Rai daily.

A number of nurses who work in school clinics revealed that they receive thousands of students every day. They explained"... Continue Reading

Under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Dr. Saeed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan unveils 17th clinic of CosmeSurge

November 16, 2019

Under the patronage and in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Dr. Saeed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan unveils 17th clinic of CosmeSurge

H.E. Sheikh Dr Saeed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, inaugurated CosmeSurge’s 17th clinic. With clinics across UAE and Oman, CosmeSurge is one of the region’s most trusted brands for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures. The new clinic opened in Zakher, Al Ain, will offer unique and specialist treatments that will redefine your beauty.

NMC"... Continue Reading

DHAMAN inaugurates 1st phase of health care center

November 14, 2019

DHAMAN inaugurates 1st phase of health care center

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Health Assurance Hospitals Company (DHAMAN) inaugurated the Dhaman Initial Health Care Center in Hawally recently, reports Al-Qabas daily. Board Chairman of the center Motlaq Al-Sane’a disclosed the inauguration of the first phase of the center came after three years, indicating the center will start operating once the next phase is inaugurated.

He"... Continue Reading

Unemployment, ‘Kuwaitization’ on top of assembly panel’s agenda

November 14, 2019

Unemployment, ‘Kuwaitization’ on top of assembly panel’s agenda

KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly’s human resources committee MP Khalil Al-Saleh said the committee members will be reelected to resume its duties in the new term. “The committee plays a major role in resolving the problem of unemployment and replacing expatriates with citizens,” he said. Furthermore, the lawmaker noted that much more work is still needed to be done and that the committee"... Continue Reading

KD 130 Health Insurance for Expats From 2020

November 14, 2019

KD 130 Health Insurance for Expats From 2020

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: There is coordination between the Health Insurance Hospitals Company and Ministry of Health to offer the health insurance for expatriates beginning from 2020, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources familiar with the issue.

This will be following the opening of the Dhaman hospitals purposely built to cater to"... Continue Reading

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