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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Health

Expat Life in GCC, Accident rates and fatalities, Qualification of Employees in Job Sector in GCC, Healthy Lifestyle, Climate Updates and Implementation of Road Safety Measures.

Government mulls strict action against spitting in public

The government is planning to take stern measures against those who spit in public, it was announced yesterday. “A law to punish the people who...

Bahrain: action urged against stockpiling cigarettes

Tourists from Saudi Arabia are initially thought to have been buying up stocks to avoid higher prices back home, but now speculation abounds that...

Bahrain: Religious concerns may delay “sin tax”

A parliamentary committee yesterday recommended that MPs should block the introduction of a selective tax on harmful products, which would initially double the price...

Dh1,000 fine for driving hard shoulder in the UAE

Special warning for motorists driving on hard shoulder. Hard shoulder driving will attract is Dh1,000 fine plus six black points. Drivers caught blocking emergency vehicles...

Bahrain investigates 58 medical negligence complaints

Fifty-eight complaints of medical negligence were investigated by the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) last year, it has been revealed.Of these, 24 cases were...

Kuwait court rejects case to cancel new Expat health fees

Manama: A lawsuit filed in Kuwait to overturn the health ministry’s decision to hike healthcare fees for foreigners has been rejected by the administrative department...

UAE: medicines and injections recalled for safety reasons

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) has withdrawn a medical device and one batch of pharmaceutical products. The Ministry issued a circular to...

UAE: Park and pray fines

Drivers in the United Arab Emirates have been told that they face fines if they park at the roadside to pray. With mosques and petrol...

Saudi-funded SR100m epilepsy hospital opens in Colombo today

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will open a 242-bed epilepsy hospital, which is fully funded by the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), in Colombo...

Rising suicide cases in the UAE tied to job frustration

Dr. Sam Omara, counselor at the Ugandan Embassy in Abu Dhabi said many of the suicide cases result from frustrations that lead to depression....
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