Hashem welcomes 100% hike in expatriate maternity charges

Fadhl: No govt plan for taxes - Tabtabaei warns MoI after police officer insulted KUWAIT: MP Safa Al-Hashem yesterday...

Kuwait secures deal with GAVI on COVID vaccine

KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah told local daily Al-Jarida that an agreement had been made...

Health Minister increases hospital fee for expats

KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah gave orders today to increase public hospital fees for expatriates...

COVID likely spread from bats, not from lab leak, frozen food

GENEVA: An international expert mission to Wuhan concluded in a report seen yesterday that COVID-19 likely first passed to humans from a bat through...

KD 130 health insurance fees eyed from 2020

KUWAIT: The health ministry and the Health Assurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) have started coordinating to prepare a work plan to implement new...

Bangladesh ‘Tree Man’ returns to hospital as condition worsens

‘I made a mistake by leaving the hospital. I now I understand I should have stayed and continued the treatment here’...

The global spread of the coronavirus: Where is it?

DOHA: Travelers coming from Asia walk past scanners for temperature screening upon their arrival at Doha International airport in the Qatari...

MoH recruiting Indian doctors

KUWAIT: Health Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Affairs Dr Abdelrahman Al-Mutairi said Indian doctors are being recruited to work in specialized ministry...

Number of people taking HIV tests rising in Kuwait

KUWAIT: The health ministry's assistant undersecretary for general health and the head of the national committee to fight AIDS Dr Majeda Al-Qattan...

Kuwait bids farewell to former health minister Dr Abdulrahman Al-Awadhi

Kuwait witnessed comprehensive health renaissance during his tenure KUWAIT: Kuwait yesterday lost the Former Health Minister, Minister of Planning...

COVID infection may reduce fertility in men

PARIS: COVID-19 may damage sperm quality and reduce fertility in men, according to a new study based on experimental evidence. The viral disease -...

Plastics remain the major source of ocean pollution

THE HAGUE: Plastic that is dumped in rivers and then ends up in the world’s oceans is one of the major sources of marine...

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