News On Medicines
Kuwait's Health Ministry Spent $17 Billion On Medicines During The Pandemic At Exorbitant Prices Let me urge you, Minister of Health, to open your ministry's files, especially those regarding the purchase of medicines and the companies involved. I am sorry to report that Kuwait has spent... February 08, 2022 200 Category: Coronavirus
Consumption Of Counterfeit Hormones, Medicines Sold Without Prescriptions May Have Severe Consequences The inspection teams from the Joint Committee of the Council of Ministers, headed by the Undersecretary of the Protection Sector in the Public Authority for Manpower, have intensified their campaigns ... February 03, 2022 164 Category: Kuwait
Asians Caught Trading With Counterfeit Medicines The Residency Affairs Investigation department arrested a Asian duo selling counterfeit medicines in Mahboula area. Based on the information received about some Asians selling fake medicines in Mahbou... November 23, 2021 511 Category: Crime News
Stop Using Medicines Not Prescribed By Doctors The Ministry of Health has warned against the promotion of herbal products and nutritional supplements as treatment for some chronic diseases through messages or social networking sites, while urging ... November 22, 2021 265 Category: Kuwait
Workers Arrested For Selling Medicines, Medical Supplies The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) said the Protection Sector Inspection Department has arrested some expatriates for turning their accommodation into a mini pharmacy. The Al-Qabas daily said ... October 03, 2021 406 Category: Crime News
Police Seizes Large Quantity Of Medicines From A House In Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh The Farwaniya Security Directorate, accompanied by the Public Authority for Manpower, seized a large quantity of medicines, during a raid on an Arab house in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area. The culprit was... September 30, 2021 678 Category: Crime News
MOH Studying To Reduce Disbursement Of Medicines To Expats The Ministry of Health is preparing to present its views to the Council of Ministers the framework  plan of reducing the dispensing of medicines in hospitals, health centers and supporting medica... September 09, 2021 766 Category: Kuwait
Medical Supplies Found Near Incinerator ‘not Ours’ The Ministry of Health has issued a clarification on what was published in the social media in the form of a video clip showing some medical supplies found next to one of the incinerators in the count... June 20, 2021 290 Category: Kuwait
MoH Signs Deal With US Firm To Manufacture 26 Products The Minister of Health Dr Basel Al-Sabah announced the signing of an agreement with Abbott International to manufacture 26 innovative products in Kuwait, reports Al-Qabas daily. In his Twitter account... May 27, 2021 489 Category: Kuwait
Govt Cuts Rates Of Many Medicines The country has reduced the prices of 3,786 medicines since March 2015, reports Al-Rai daily quoting Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah who responded to a parliamentary question. According to... May 20, 2021 493 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Reduced Prices Of 3,786 Medicines Since March 2015 Kuwait reduced the prices of 3,786 medicines since March 2015, Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basil Al-Sabah said. In response to a parliamentary question, Minister said that the Ministry of Health beg... May 19, 2021 464 Category: Kuwait
MoH Defines New Controls On Medicines’ Sale Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for Drug and Food Control Affairs, Dr Abdullah Al-Badr, announced the issuance of a decision by the Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basil Al-Sabah to or... February 14, 2021 425 Category: Health
KD 1.5 Mln Allocated To Import Medicines For Asthma Patients The Ministry of Health has allocated about KD 1.5 million to import medicines for asthma patients in health centers and public hospitals, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. Sources confi... December 28, 2020 265 Category: Health
Stolen Medicines Recovered The Ministry of Interior has opened an investigation to find out how medicines belonging to the Ministry of Health were stolen and hidden in two makeshift rooms in a building belonging to the Ministry... September 11, 2020 674 Category: Health
Low-income Expats Flock To Groceries To Buy Medicines While groceries are witnessing a demand from low income people to buy some of their needs such as some types of medicine such as pain relievers, and colds, health sources called for finding appropriat... January 15, 2020 268 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait One Of Cheapest Countries In GCC For Medicines And Pharmaceutical Products Dr Heba Al-Shayji, Head of the Medicines Pricing Division in the Pharmaceutical Control Sector in Ministry of Health, confirmed the possibility of a new price reduction for some medicines by mid-year,... January 08, 2020 346 Category: Kuwait
Central Store For Medicines To Be Set Up In Hawalli Head of the Pharmaceutical Services Office in Hawalli Health Region Dr Abdullah Al-Mutairi has revealed a plan to set up an integrated central store for medicines in the region next year, reports Alja... December 10, 2019 415 Category: Kuwait
Few Doctors Know Prices Of Medicines And Medical Equipment According to a study conducted by a number of researchers from College of Business Administration, College of Life Sciences and Faculty of Allied Health Sciences at Kuwait University, very few doctors... November 17, 2019 370 Category: Kuwait
FDA Okays World’s Most Expensive New Drug Worth $ 2.1m The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug, the world’s most expensive drug ($2.1 million), to treat spinal muscular atrophy in children. About 60 cases of the disease ... May 28, 2019 266 Category: Business
MOH Continues Its Campaign To Stop Illegal Sale Of Medicines Ministry of Health continues its campaign to curb violations and to stop illegal sale of medicines (drugs), especially those smuggled from private clinics. In this context, Ministry of Health recen... April 28, 2019 296 Category: Kuwait
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