Kuwait to build ar­ti­fi­cial limbs, Ab­dali med­i­cal cen­ters: MoH

Arab Times - - LOCAL -

Kuwait’s Min­is­ter of Health Dr Ja­mal Al-Harbi said Sun­day the min­istry was car­ry­ing out a num­ber of projects na­tion­wide, in­clud­ing the ar­ti­fi­cial limbs cen­ter and Al-Ab­dali med­i­cal cen­ter.

Al-Harbi, in a state­ment af­ter lay­ing the cor­ner­stone of Ab­dul­raz­zaq Zalza­lah Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Dasma Area, said the health projects aimed at im­prov­ing med­i­cal care in all ar­eas in Kuwait.

He said the Min­istry of Health was also con­sid­er­ing pro­vi­sion of heart-rate mon­i­tors in pri­mary health cen­ters with the ob­jec­tive of help­ing save pa­tients’ lives.

The some KD one mil­lion (around $3.3 mil­lion) two-storey Zalza­lah med­i­cal cen­ter is built on some 2,000 square meters, he added.

The cen­ter, to be built in 18 months, will pro­vide pre­ven­tive and re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion med­i­cal care as part of the pri­mary health care, said Al-Harbi.

The cen­ter, he added, would also in­clude clin­ics for chil­dren, di­a­bet­ics, den­tal care, x-rays, a lab­o­ra­tory, chronic dis­eases and el­derly care. (KUNA)

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Top and above: Min­is­ter of Health Dr Al-Harbi dur­ing the lay­ing of the cor­ner­stone of Ab­dul­raz­zaq Zalza­lah

Med­i­cal Cen­ter in Das­man.

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