Thursday, February 21, 2019

Health

Bahrain: king calls for retirement law review

Manama: A controversial retirement bill that had created tension among members of the two chambers of the bicameral parliament was suspended on Thursday by...

10 Indian Expats Die Everyday In Gulf Countries

In a shocking disclosure, a human rights group has said that over the past six years, 10 Indian workers died every day in the...

Bahrain: 1 million tonnes of waste disposed in 6 months

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning disposed of around 1 million tonnes of waste in 6 months, up from 885,000 tonnes...

Kuwait: Family Residence visas for expats halted

Kuwait has reportedly halted the issuance of family residence visas for the parents and siblings of foreign workers in the country. Kuwait Times cited security sources...

Palm sized baby (only 580g) born in the UAE

An extremely preterm male baby no bigger than the palm of a hand and weighing only 580 grammes was recently born at Medeor 24x7...

Saudi: Woman Dies After Two Hospitals Refuse To Admit Her

A Saudi man has claimed that his daughter died last week after two hospitals in Asir province refused to treat her.He blamed Asir Central...

World’s Largest Arabic Audio Library Opens In Dubai

Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the launch of the world's largest Arabic audio library in Dubai.Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al...

Millennials Put the ‘Hype’ in Hypertension: Prevalence of Condition Poses Significant...

Said Alavi, Vice President – Medical, SAICOHEALTHWith recent years seeing a steady rise in diagnoses of hypertension among the GCC’s increasingly youthful population, the...

A cure for 3/4 of cancer sufferers within a decade?

Thanks to revolutionary advances in medical technology, three quarters of cancer patients will survive for at least ten years after diagnosis within the next decade, experts...

Kuwait MPs seek to remove exemptions from expat healthcare fees

Members of the Kuwaiti parliament are reportedly seeking a review of recently announced increases to health care fees for expats with an eye on...
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