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Domestic workers should be referred for medical test on return to Kuwait from vacation

October 17, 2018

Domestic workers should be referred for medical test on return to Kuwait from vacation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 16: The General Department for Residence Affairs at the Ministry of Interior has called on employers of domestic workers to refer their employees for medical examination after they return from vacation for fear they may be carriers of contagious diseases such as hepatitis, AIDS and TB, reports Al-Anba daily.

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Ferring and Evotec Form Strategic Research Alliance in Reproductive Medicine and Women’s Health

October 17, 2018

Ferring and Evotec Form Strategic Research Alliance in Reproductive Medicine and Women’s Health

(AETOS Wire)-- Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, MDAX/TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) today announced a strategic research alliance to discover and develop new small molecule therapies to treat patients living with fertility and gynaecological conditions.

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Dasman Diabetes Institute and Blue Circle Sign a Collaboration Agreement

October 16, 2018

Dasman Diabetes Institute and Blue Circle Sign a Collaboration Agreement

Dasman Diabetes Institute, which was founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) signed an agreement with Blue Circle to offer blood glucose monitors and its consumables at a minimal cost for patients with diabetes.

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93.2% professionals say employers responsible to promote health and wellbeing at work: poll

October 16, 2018

93.2% professionals say employers responsible to promote health and wellbeing at work: poll

KUWAIT: The Bayt.com ‘Health and Wellbeing in the MENA’ poll, conducted with over 9,000 respondents in the region, revealed a variety of insights about lifestyles of professionals and how employers can elicit a healthy change in the workplace. According to the poll, a great majority (93.2 percent) of respondents believe that it is the employer’s responsibility to promote health and wellbeing"... Continue Reading

AirFit F30, ResMed’s First Minimal-Contact Full Face CPAP Mask, Now Available in the U.S., Canada

October 16, 2018

AirFit F30, ResMed’s First Minimal-Contact Full Face CPAP Mask, Now Available in the U.S., Canada

(AETOS Wire)-- ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) today announced the availability of its first minimal-contact full face CPAP mask, AirFit F30, the latest addition to its AirFit mask portfolio, which helps sleep apnea patients reduce facial marks, wear glasses in bed and curl up closer to their bed partner.

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Kuwait- EPA keen to support Jahra nature reserve - minister

October 15, 2018

Kuwait- EPA keen to support Jahra nature reserve - minister

KUWAIT, Oct 14 (KUNA) -- Minister of Public Works Hussam Al-Roumi affirmed Sunday Kuwait Environment Public Authority's keenness to preserve environment in the country and back Jahra nature reserve, which currently sees a unique wildlife due to efforts by wildlife protection institutions.
Al-Roumi, also Minister of State for Municipal Affairs, made his remarks on sidelines of his field visit to"... Continue Reading

Results from Pradaxa® RE-SPECT ESUS® and RE-SPECT CVT® trials to be presented at the 11th World Stroke Congress

October 15, 2018

Results from Pradaxa® RE-SPECT ESUS® and RE-SPECT CVT® trials to be presented at the 11th World Stroke Congress

  • Data from key trials will aid in increasing scientific understanding of ESUS and CVT
  • RESPECT-ESUS is first randomised trial to investigate clinical profile of Pradaxa® vs ASA

(AETOS Wire) -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that primary results from"... Continue Reading

Julphar Announces Entry into Oncology Market

October 15, 2018

Julphar Announces Entry into Oncology Market

Julphar, one of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa, has announced its entry into the oncology market through a license and supply agreement with Russia’s leading biotechnology company, BIOCAD.

Julphar will be partnering with BIOCAD and Health Authorities"... Continue Reading

Files of patients in Mental Health Center reach 60,000

October 13, 2018

Files of patients in Mental Health Center reach 60,000

Head of Kuwait Center for Mental Health Dr Nayef Al-Harbi revealed that the number of patients’ files in the center has reached almost 60,000, and this includes about 35,000 active files, reports Al- Rai daily.

In a press statement issued on the sidelines of celebration of World Day for Mental Health, Dr Al-Harbi affirmed"... Continue Reading

MoH inspecting health facilities, stores to check drugs expiration

October 11, 2018

MoH inspecting health facilities, stores to check drugs expiration

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 10, (KUNA): Kuwait Ministry of Health (MoH) started inspection campaigns of government and private health facilities to check expiration of medicine and cosmetic materials, in order to make sure they were safe for human beings, an MoH official said Tuesday.

The campaigns are in line with Minister of Health Sheikh"... Continue Reading

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