His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah listened to a brief about the new Farwaniya Hospital
Kuwait's new Farwaniya Hospital operation start of 2022 - PM
KUWAIT-- The new Farwaniya Hospital, which has more than 950 beds, will be operational beginning of 2022, Kuwait Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Thursday, and underlined the health sector would witness "a huge development." His Highness the Prime Minister, in a statement to KUNA and Kuwait TV during a visit to the new Farwaniya Hospital, said the new facility would have 31 operation theaters and a 156-clinic dental center.
Kuwait PM HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah
"There is no doubt that the health sector is witnessing a huge modernization at the level of medical facilities, specially following the opening of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital with around 1,200 beds and the medical city in Jahra which was commissioned two months ago with a capacity of 1,234 beds," he said.
These facilities, he added, "create comfortable environment for the staff" and the state was investing in its people to be future doctors and nurses.
The Farwaniya Hospital will offer health care for the Farwaniya Governorate which has a population of 1.180 million, said His Highness the Prime Minister.
Kuwait's Ambassador to Austria and International Organizations in Vienna Sadeq Marafi
Kuwait contributes to IAEA initiatives during Board of Governors' membership - Marafi
VIENNA-- State of Kuwait contributed to many initiatives during its two-year membership in the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Board of Governors, Kuwait's Ambassador to Austria and International Organizations in Vienna said Thursday.
Sadeq Marafi, addressing the Board of Governors marking end of membership, said Kuwait supported the coronavirus pandemic initiative which aimed at helping countries address challenges resulted from Covid-19.
Kuwait, he added, also helped in selection of IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi and women empowerment initiative.
Marafi said Kuwait would continue supporting the Board of Governors, which was IAEA's executive authority.
Kuwait put on display names of health care martyrs at Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital - gov't
KUWAIT-- Kuwait government decided Thursday to put on display names of martyrs and victims of coronavirus at Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital in recognition of their role during the pandemic and to stand as a reminder of their sacrifices for future generations.
The government, in an extraordinary meeting at the new Farwaniya Hospital building chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, said the health care workers made huge sacrifices "in order to maintain the health system in the State of Kuwait as well as wellbeing of citizens and expatriates," an official statement said.
The government also assigned Mnister of Health and Miniter of Information and Culture to prepare a documentary about the health care workers.
This is in line with instructions of His Highness the Prime Minister to recognize the health care workers, technical and administrative staff for their role during the pandemic.