Top NHS hospital pocketed £38m doing private surgery for Kuwait patients 
The Royal Marsden website publicises the care it gave to a mechanical engineer from Kuwait. Salem A Al Nashi visited the hospital in 2018 after being diagnosed with rectal cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The epidemiology of traumatic musculoskeletal injuries in Kuwait: prevalence and associated risk factors - Alhadhoud MA, Alsiri NF.
OBJECTIVES: Epidemiological explorations of traumatic injuries are essential to provide benchmarks for future planning to address multidimensional challenges. The study aimed to describe the epidemiology of traumatic musculoskeletal injuries in Kuwait, inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risky roads in Kuwait: an uneven toll on migrant workers - Gasana J, Albahar S, Alkhalidi M, Al-Mekhled Q, El Reda D, Al-Sharbati M.
This descriptive study reveals trends in citations and traffic-related mortality in Kuwait. Secondary data were utilized, where data on road traffic citations were obtained from the traffic police in the Ministry of Interior for the years from 2011 to 2015... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Nupur Sharma: Prophet Muhammad controversy tests India-Islamic world ties
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Iran have registered protests over the remark by BJP leader Nupur Sharma. #bjp #prophetmuhammad #protests #saudiarabia #nupursharma (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Walkability, risk perception and safety assessment among urban college pedestrians in Kuwait - Alkheder S, Alkandriy F, Alkhames Z, Habeeb M, Alenezi R, Al Kader A.
The aim of this study was to examine what factors worried people as pedestrians in Kuwait. It aimed also to assess the correlation between perceived risk and worry and between worry and walking frequencies. The focus of this study was on urban college pede... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

As Kuwait cracks down, a battle erupts over women's rights
KUWAIT CITY — It all started over yoga. When an instructor in Kuwait this month advertised a desert wellness yoga retreat, conservatives declared it an assault on Islam. Lawmakers and clerics... #kuwaitcity #conservatives #clerics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Examining the factors affecting driver behavior in Metropolitan Kuwait - Matar HB, Al-Mutairi NZ.
The objective of this study is to employ Manchester driver behavior questionna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Iraq makes final reparation payment to Kuwait for 1990 invasion
More than 30 years after the UN Compensation Commission (UNCC) was created to ensure restitution for Kuwait following the Iraqi invasion of 1990, the reparations body announced on Wednesday that it had processed its final claim, amounting to $52.4 billion in total. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A proportional odds model of risk behaviors associated with recurrent road traffic crashes among young adults in Kuwait - Akhtar S, Aldhafeeri E, Alshammari F, Jafar H, Malhas H, Botras M, Alnasrallah N.
BACKGROUND: The aims of this cross-sectional study were to i) assess one-year period prevalence of one, two, three or more road traffic crashes (RTCs) as an ordinal outcome and ii) identify the drivers' characteristics associated with this ordinal outcome ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Free at Last: Trafficked Woman ’ s Story a Warning to Other Vulnerable Job Seekers
Desperate for work Kamikazi put her faith in ‘agents’ to find her a job. Instead, she found herself working without pay as a domestic worker in Kuwait. Photo: Aimable Twahirwa/IPSBy Aimable TwahirwaKIGALI, Rwanda, Jan 5 2022 (IPS) When Kamikazi * from Gisagara, a district in Southern Rwanda, was forced to quit her job due to COVID-19 last year, she desperately sought other employment. A former co-worker in the food processing firm where Kamikazi once worked introduced her to “agents”. They assured her she would find decent employment in the Middle East, but little did she know her co-worker had delivered her into t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Aimable Twahirwa Tags: Africa COVID-19 Featured Headlines Human Rights Human Trafficking Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations #HumanRights #HumanTrafficking IPS UN Bureau Rwanda Source Type: news

WHO and Kuwait Ministry of Health enhance health leadership with four-day course
Cairo, Kuwait, 14 December 2021-With a revived sense of urgency sparked by COVID-19 for innovative approaches to improve public health, WHO Country Office, in coordination with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Kuwait, organised a course titled Health Leadership for Positive Change from 6 to 9 December 2021 targeting mid and senior level officials at ministries of health in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries. While online sessions extended beyond the four days, the in-person component of the course was held at the Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialisations (KIMS) headquarters in Andalous. Faculty from all...
Source: WHO EMRO News - December 14, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Paediatric poisoning in Kuwait-Al Adan joint hospital: the need for functional poisoning control centre in Kuwait - Sabti MA, Al-Ajmi S, Shamsaldeen YA.
Poisoning is a major global health concern. Every year, unintentional poisoning contributes to 106,683 deaths globally. In Kuwait, paediatric poisoning cases comprise approximately 50% of total poisoning cases. Despite the extensive importance and the long... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NURTEC(R) ODT Approved In Kuwait For Acute Treatment Of Migraine
Registration approval of NURTEC ODT in Kuwait is third in Middle East region, joining prior market approvals in Israel and United Arab Emirates NURTEC ODT is the first and only calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist available in a fa... Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Biohaven Pharmaceutical, NURTEC ODT, rimegepant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Occupational stressors and safety behaviour among oil and gas workers in Kuwait: the mediating role of mental health and fatigue - Alroomi AS, Mohamed S.
This paper provides an examination of direct and mediated relationships among occupational stressors (responsibilities towards family and living environment), mental health (anxiety and depression), fatigue (physical and mental fatigue), and safety behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie Calls Those Threatened By ‘Eternals’ Same-Sex Relationship “Ignorant”
Deadline reported yesterday that Marvel’s latest juggernaut, The Eternals, will not be shown in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman. The film — which contains the MCUs first s… #saudiarabia #theeternals (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news