Tourism can result in a new Covid-19 outbreak in Bahrain

Tourism can result in a new Covid-19 outbreak in Bahrain

With Covid-19-related restrictions falling across the Globe, travel is rapidly rising. Once again we are able to enjoy visiting new cultures, experiencing new endeavours, or purely relaxing.  All major tourist destinations were quick to lift all restrictive bans prior to the tourist season. All major tourist destinations were eager to welcome the tourist crowds. Bahrain…

Healthcare to become more inclusive in Bahrain

Healthcare to become more inclusive in Bahrain

An agreement was signed yesterday between the Royal Humanitarian Foundation, the Royal Bahrain Hospital and the KIMSHEALTH Bahrain Medical Center. This agreement is to ensure cooperation between the bodies and eventually low prices for their sponsored patients through the “Eshraqat Card” endeavor. Under the agreement the Eshraqat patients will pay reduced prices for operations or…

Covid restrictions eased between Bahrain and Bangladesh

Covid restrictions eased between Bahrain and Bangladesh

After a nearly four-year suspension, the Bahraini government will shortly resume issuing Bangladeshi visas. Bangladeshis have been denied all forms of visas by the Middle Eastern country since 2018. These restrictions were largely due to Covid fears. During a Facebook live session, Bangladesh’s Ambassador to Bahrain, Nazrul Islam, said that 161 Bangladeshis who were unable…

Tuberculosis can cause serious effect on prisoners health

Tuberculosis can cause serious effect on prisoners health

By failing to adequately treat TB patients in Jau prison, Bahrain has breached human rights and the right to health, according to Amnesty International. For nearly a week, at least two inmates with TB symptoms were left untreated. A third prisoner was freed from the hospital two days after he was admitted for tuberculosis treatment….

Covid-19 coming back in Bahrain

Covid-19 coming back in Bahrain

Bahrain has recorded 1,000 Covid-19 cases in two months. In less than two months, Bahrain has hosted 1,000 Covid-19 activities. Yesterday, the Ministry of Health announced 1,008 instances, underlining the need for vigilance. A well-known doctor told The Daily Tribune that the pandemic is far from over. Covid-19 cases are rising as monkeypox spreads in…

Bahrain restricted from France

Bahrain restricted from France

France’s decision to expand the list of nations subject to stricter restrictions on May 17 comes at a time when most European countries are restricting travel from third countries. SchengenVisaInfo.com reports that Bahrain, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Uruguay have been added to COVID-19’s high-risk list. “Although the pandemic situation is improving on the national territory,…

Bahrain’s Supreme Council on Health aims to make healthcare accessible and easier

Bahrain’s Supreme Council on Health aims to make healthcare accessible and easier

The President of the Supreme Council of Health, Lieutenant-General Dr. Al Khalifa has outlined the measures taken by the government to make sure that basic health care was accessible for each and every citizen.  This came on the sidelines of Dr. Mohammed’s attendance at the weekly Majlis laid out by the Muharraq Governorate. It was…

Bahrain and Israel strengthen ties, will have positive impact on the healthcare industry

Bahrain and Israel strengthen ties, will have positive impact on the healthcare industry

According to the Israeli envoy serving in the Kingdom of Bahrain, trade and economic contacts will continue to serve as the central focus of growing bilateral relationships between the two countries. In addition to investments in the financial technology, high technology, oil and gas, and logistics industries, Israel predicts that the healthcare industry will be…

Mental Health services are available for US Navy personnel stationed off Bahrain

Mental Health services are available for US Navy personnel stationed off Bahrain

The Central Command for the Naval Forces stated Thursday that some mental health treatments are now accessible locally for U.S. personnel stationed in Bahrain, relieving them from the need to travel to the United States. An inpatient stays in Bahrain for up to one month will be available to military families with acute mental health concerns…

Bahrain is keen on providing the best health services for its citizens

Bahrain is keen on providing the best health services for its citizens

Keeping in line with the health directive set by its King as well as Crown Prince, Bahrain is all set to provide the best possible health care for its citizens.  This intent was re-emphasized by Lieutenant General Dr. Sheik Mohammed Al Khalifa, who is the president of the Health Supreme Council (SCH). His comments came…

Bahrain okays booster shots for persons in the 12-17 age group as it battles the COVID virus

Bahrain okays booster shots for persons in the 12-17 age group as it battles the COVID virus

It was revealed today that starting on May 20, 2022, persons ages 12 to 17 would be able to receive an optional COVID-19 booster shot every nine months after the end from their last booster injection. People between the ages of 12 and 17 are entitled to take the additional second booster dosage as per…