News On Medicines
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 149 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 385 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 312 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 271 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 253 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 194 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 564 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 212 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 271 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 334 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 290 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 215 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 230 Category: Kuwait
Shortage Seen As MoH Seeks Medicines Urgently Ministry of Health has requested a medical supply company for the provision of medical supplies on an immediate basis to cover the shortage in the hospitals, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources from ... April 10, 2019 228 Category: Kuwait
MoH To Dispense Medicines Via E-system Assistant Undersecretary for Food and Drug Control at the Ministry of Health Dr Abdullah Al-Bader said the ministry will link the “electronic prescription” in the public and private sector... December 24, 2018 306 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Bans The Import Of Several Herbal Medicines The Ministry of Health imposed Sunday a ban on import of a number of herbal medicines due to their severe toxic nature on patients’ health and life. The ministry’s laboratory have detec... December 24, 2018 957 Category: Kuwait
Alert Over Women Viagra In response to news item published in the local newspapers recently titled “Women viagra on its way to Kuwait”, health sources disclosed that concerned authorities carefully review any app... November 29, 2018 553 Category: Crime News
MoH Bans Medicines Valid For Less Than 30 Days Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah announced on Monday banning all medicines, dietary and health supplements with less than 30 days’ validity. Kuwait’s Ministry of Health mentione... October 09, 2018 442 Category: Kuwait
Speed Up Provision Process Of Medicines And Medical Equipment Kuwait Cabinet Monday assigned Ministry of Health to coordinate with government authorities to speed up provision of medications and medical equipment for patients. The ministry should accelerate m... May 15, 2018 376 Category: Kuwait
Caught Fake Bangladeshi Doctor With Stolen Medicines A Bangladeshi expatriate was arrested in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area for impersonating a doctor and possessing medicines stolen from Ministry of Health. According to security sources, Private Taskforce off... May 03, 2018 253 Category: Crime News