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Mask back for Healthcare workers in Kuwait

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health has mandated that all employees of hospitals and medical centres wear face masks again. The reason is a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections, according to local media. As a precaution, the ministry has issued a directive mandating all employees of healthcare facilities to wear masks when...

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Continued congestion at expat medical center

Despite the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health’s numerous regulations, the expat medical testing centre remains congested. At certain times of the day, things get crazy. The daily Al-Rai reports that the current chaos will continue until a viable solution is found.  Initially, a remedy was found by the ministry. Domestic workers...

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No new Covid-19 measures in Kuwait 

Despite an increase in COVID-19 infections, Kuwait’s health situation is stable, as of June 15th. Of course, the infection risk can be reduced by taking precautions. There is no need for alarm in Kuwait, according to Health Ministry spokesman Abdullah Al-Sanad, despite a recent spike in COVID-19 infections around the...

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Kuwait calls Bangladeshi Healthcare experts for help

Kuwait’s foreign minister has called on Bangladesh for more nurses and medical technicians. He made the remarks at a Tuesday meeting with outgoing Kuwait Ambassador, Adel Mohammed A H Hayat. During the Covid-19 outbreak, Momen thanked Kuwait for offering free vaccinations and care to Bangladeshi expatriates. He thanked Kuwait for helping...

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New health requirements  for the Hajj

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health has announced the Hajj health standards for this year’s trip. Two COVID-19 dosages are required for individuals under the age of 65. Monday, the government declared that a negative COVID-19 test result is required 72 hours before departure. 10 days before their trip, Hajj and Umrah pilgrims are...

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Kuwait tourists with Quarantine in Japan

After a two-year ban, Japan’s COVID-19 border controls will be relaxed on Friday, allowing international tourists back in. First, Japan would open its doors to visitors from 98 low-risk countries and zones, including the United States and China. Visitors from these regions who are vaccinated will not be subject...

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Kuwait introduces new health requirements

This year’s Hajj health criteria and regulations were announced by the MoH of Kuwait. At least two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are required for those under 65 years of age. The ministry revealed on Monday that a negative COVID-19 test result 72 hours before departure is one of the...

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Kuwait to import Bangladeshi health care professionals

Foreign Affairs Minister of Kuwait Mr.Alam stated that his country may import more medical workers from Bangladesh.  He discussed the issue with the Kuwait ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Adel Mohammed AH Hayat. As reported by UNB, the ambassador gave credit to Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for a large part of...

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What is Monkeypox

As the globe begins to recover from COVID-19, the monkeypox virus poses a threat. More than a dozen countries have been confirmed to have monkeypox, a disease similar to smallpox but less severe and contagious. It is not uncommon for monkeypox, a viral zoonosis prevalent in the rainforests of Central...

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No Monkeypox in Kuwait

There have been no verified cases of “monkeypox,” but measures are being taken just in case. As many as 100 monkeypox cases in Europe, mainly among homosexuals, have been reported in the last few months Immunization against monkeypox, sometimes known as “smallpox,” is considered “basic.” Scientists don’t expect a pandemic...

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