KIMS honors 136 doctors
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, honored on Tuesday 136 graduates who earned their Boards and Fellowships in specialty training. The honoring ceremony was under patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
On a speech on the occasion, Health Minister Dr Ali AlObaidi said that graduate doctors will dedicate their knowledge and experiences to providing a distinguished healthcare service in accordance with the most modern international standards.
Meanwhile, Dr Ibrahim Hadi, KIMS’s secretary general, said three-year cooperation protocols are underway with the Canadian Royal College since November 1 in the fields of academic accreditation and medical training.
This cooperation is part of KIMS’s vision to develop its training programs in order to maintain the graduates highlevel of proficiency. KIMS is the authority responsible for organizing all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait.
It was established in 1984 under an Amiri decree. The institute is engaged in a variety of activities, including the organization of internship training of pre-registration medical graduates, specialty training at various levels in different medical fields, and continuing medical education programs for health professionals practicing in Kuwait. —KUNA