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December 3, 2016 at 13:43

Five die in 2 days due to asthma attacks in Kuwait

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Kuwait: Five people have died due to asthma attacks, and breathing difficulties over the past two days, Health Ministry Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi said yesterday.

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December 1, 2016 at 09:35

14.6 percent of Kuwaiti adults are diabetic - Ministry of Health

14.6 percent of Kuwaiti adults are diabetic - Ministry of Health
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Kuwait: Around 14.6 percent of adults in Kuwait have high blood glucose levels, the Ministry of Health (MoH) revealed on Wednesday, citing a study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

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October 26, 2016 at 10:44

Kuwait Municipality confirms chicken infection with salmonella

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Kuwait: Municipal director of Capital and Mubarak Al-Kabeer governorate affairs Faisal Sadiq Al-Juman said reports on social media about chicken infected with salmonella are correct.

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October 19, 2016 at 06:20

Health insurance for expats in Kuwait will be increased to KD 130 next year

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Kuwait: The implementation of "DHAMAN" health insurance for expatriates will lead to increase in health insurance charges from the current cost of KD 50 per year to KD 130.

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July 27, 2016 at 23:26

New medicine highly effective against viral hepatitis - MoH

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Kuwait: The Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday the use of a new immunity medicine for patients suffering from viral hepatitis with a 99 percent favorable response to treatment.

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June 15, 2016 at 10:24

MoH launches "BE THE 1" blood donation campaign

MoH launches "BE THE 1" blood donation campaign
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Kuwait: Under the patronage of Minister of Health Dr. Ali Al Obaidi, the Central Kuwait Blood Bank launched the 'BE THE 1' Blood Donation Campaign.

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June 13, 2016 at 14:13

More than 1000 AIDS cases in Kuwait

More than 1000 AIDS cases in Kuwait
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Kuwait: A total of 300 Kuwaitis and about 1,000 expatriates in Kuwait are suffering from AIDS, as per the latest statistics issued by the Public Health Department.

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April 7, 2016 at 10:29

Dasman Institute launches mobile diabetes clinic

Dasman Institute launches mobile diabetes clinic
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Kuwait: Dasman Diabetes Institute, in conjunction with Zain telecom, launched on Wednesday a mobile diabetes clinic for the purpose of spreading awareness about diabetes among the public.

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March 5, 2016 at 22:58

400,000 people are diabetic in Kuwait

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Kuwait: Internal medicine and diabetes consultant at the Amiri Hospital Dr. Abdul Nabi Al-Attar said that recent statistics showed that the number of diabetics of Kuwaiti and non-Kuwaiti amounted to about 400,000 where treatment of each of them costs about USD 2,000 per year.

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February 15, 2016 at 06:10

No Zika virus cases detected in Kuwait - Minister of Health

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Kuwait: Minister of Health Ali Al-Obaidi declared Sunday Kuwait as a Zika virus-free country. Speaking at the opening session of the Fourth Kuwait Dental Administration Conference, Al-Obaidi confirmed that no Zika-infection case was reported in Kuwait so far.

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