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 deli...
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

The epidemiology of spinal fractures in a level 2 trauma center in Kuwait - Alhadhoud M, Alsiri N.
OBJECTIVES: Spinal fractures are a public health issue with high morbidity and mortality, and significant social and economic impact. The burden of disease can be minimized through effective management and preventive strategies based on basic epidemiologic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Move on, no matter what . . . young refugee's accounts of their displacement experiences - Iraklis G.
This study focused on the uniqueness and complexity of refugee children's experiences on their way and upon arrival to Greece. The study involved 18 students, 13 Iraqi Kurds, 2 Afghans, 1 Kuwaiti and 2 Syrians, from an integration programme at a Greek elem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Seven countries in the Region to participate in WHO ’s Solidarity PLUS trial
WHO’s Solidarity PLUS trial enters new phase to test 3 new candidate drugs for COVID-19  Cairo, 25 August 2021 – Seven countries in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region have enrolled to participate in the Solidarity PLUS clinical trial led by WHO. Solidarity PLUS will evaluate 3 potential drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 infections – artesunate, imatinib and infliximab – aiming to protect people from severe hospitalization and death because of COVID-19.  These drugs were selected by an independent panel of experts who assess all available evidence on all relevant therapeutics. T...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 25, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia Takes Delivery of 20 Tonnes of Liquid Oxygen Donated By Kuwait
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- A Kuwaiti plane carrying 20 tonnes of liquid oxygen, landed Sunday morning, at the Tunis-Carthage Airport, reads a press release of the Presidency of the Republic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia Takes Delivery of Medical Aid From Kuwait
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Two Kuwaiti military planes loaded with medical equipment and ventilators have arrived Thursday in Tunisia through an air bridge in a bid to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

US report on human trafficking: Bangladesh remains on Tier-2
By External SourceJul 2 2021 (IPS-Partners) The Bangladesh government does not fully meet the minimum standards for elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so and has demonstrated overall increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period, considering the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on its anti-trafficking capacity and therefore remained on Tier 2, according to a US Department of State report. The report titled “2021 Trafficking in Persons Report” further said these efforts included initiating more prosecutions, particularly of labour traffickers, beginning to operate its t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

WHO opens country office in Kuwait
Kuwait City/Cairo/Geneva, 15 June 2021 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today opened a country office in Kuwait in a move set to strengthen its presence and cooperation with the Government to advance the health and well-being of the country’s population. The newly established office will enable WHO to work on the ground with national health authorities, United Nations partners and a range of stakeholders in all sectors to foster public health collaboration at the national, regional and international levels.  H.E. the Minister of Health of Kuwait Dr Bassel Humoud Hamad Al-Sabah formally opened WHO&rsq...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 15, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Kuwait to jail, fine anyone who deals with Israel
The draft bill sought ban on any direct or indirect contacts with Israel and also a ban on any Kuwaiti or expat residing in the country... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK ’s Medovate enters Middle East market
The Cambridge-based medical device development company has partnered with Omneya Medical Co. to distribute its SAFIRA device in Kuwait. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 26, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Epidemiology of snakebites in Kuwait - Al-Sayegh MT, Hani RB, Warrell DA, Amr ZS.
Fifty-two confirmed cases of snakebites in Kuwait were recorded during 2015-2019. The male:female ratio was almost 2:1 and 84.6% of the victims were between 1 and 20  y of age and 14.4% were>30 y. Snakebites peaked in October (23.1%) and July (17.3%), wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Injury severity influence factors and collision prediction - a case study on Kuwait highways - Alrukaibi F, Alkheder S, Sayed T, Alburait A.
This study aimed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait, citizens come 1st
Many foreigners who power the economy in the tiny, oil-rich sheikhdom of Kuwait are struggling to get coronavirus vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Contributed: Blank check-up uncovers a digital health SPAC attack
Investment firm Kuwait Life Sciences Company's Dr. Mussaad M. Al-Razouki gives a breakdown of recently filed or finalized digital health SPACs, as well as a list of unicorns ripe for a potential merger. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 5, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Investing, Finance, Mergers and acquisitions, Business Source Type: news

Characteristics of pediatric maxillofacial fractures in Kuwait: a single-center retrospective study - AlAli AM, Ibrahim HHH, Algharib A, Alsaad F, Rajab B.
BACKGROUND: Pediatric maxillofacial fractures always present a challenge due to the unique nature of the facial skeleton anatomy and development. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence, etiology, site of fracture, and management modalities ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Driver behavior at Kuwait roundabouts and its performance evaluation - Alkheder S, Al-Rukaibi F, Al-Faresi A.
This research aimed to evaluate the roundabout performance in Kuwait and to study drivers' behavior at roundabouts. A questionnaire was designed to obtain the needed information. Also, a field observation was done to link the survey data with the real situ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

India's Dr.Reddy's ends study of COVID-19 drug Avigan in Kuwait
Data from the Kuwait trial, conducted in partnership with United Arab Emirates-based medical alliance Global Response Aid FZCO (GRA), showed that the difference in time taken by Avigan and placebo to resolve a sustained absence of oxygen in the tissues was not significant enough to continue the trial. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Accuracy assessment of small unmanned aerial vehicle for traffic accident photogrammetry in the extreme operating conditions of Kuwait - Almeshal AM, Alenezi MR, Alshatti AK.
This study presents the first accuracy assessment of a low cost small unmanned aerial vehicle (sUAV) in reconstructing three dimensional (3D) models of traffic accidents at extreme operating environments. To date, previous studies have focused on the feasi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prevalence of and factors associated with self-reported noncompliance with mandatory seatbelt-use law while driving among adults in Kuwait - Ridha H, Bouzaber F, Al-Sallal M, Almutairi A, Al-Dhubaiei R, Akhtar S.
OBJECTIVES: This cross-sectional study assessed the prevalence of self-reported noncompliance with mandatory seatbelt-use law and examined the factors associated with noncompliance with seatbelt-use while driving in adult working population in Kuwait. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Deployed overseas for the past 10 months, Upstate nurse Lt. Col. Dana Lonis gets a hero ’s welcome home
In Kuwait, Lonis worked in the Emergency Medical Treatment section of the United States military hospital as a nurse practitioner and the Officer in Charge. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Weakening Democracy Around the World, Report Finds
Governments around the world are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to restrict freedoms, punish independent news operations and attack minorities, according to a global survey by Freedom House, the U.S.-based nonprofit known for its annual assessment of global democracy. The report, published Friday, found that 91 countries have imposed new controls on news media because of the pandemic, and at least 72 have restricted free speech or criticism of the government. The measures extend from countries rated as “Free,” such as India, to those judged “Partly Free,” like the Philippines, to the &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karl Vick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Media statement from Mayo Clinic regarding passing of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah
Media statement from Mayo Clinic: We are deeply saddened at the passing of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and offer our sincerest condolences to Sheikh Sabah's family and the people of Kuwait. (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - September 29, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Roche presents new 2-year data for Evrysdi (risdiplam) in infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 28 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new 2-year data from Part 1 of the pivotal FIREFISH study of Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) in infants aged 2-7 months with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The 2-year results in infants treated with the therapeutic dose of Evrysdi (17/21) showed that they continued to improve and achieve motor milestones. This exploratory analysis showed that an estimated 88% of infants were alive and required no permanent ventilation at two years. In addition, at two years, 59% (10/17 vs. 7/17 at 1-year) of infants were able to sit without support...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche presents new 2-year data for Evrysdi (risdiplam) in infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 28 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new 2-year data from Part 1 of the pivotal FIREFISH study of Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) in infants aged 2-7 months with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The 2-year results in infants treated with the therapeutic dose of Evrysdi (17/21) showed that they continued to improve and achieve motor milestones. This exploratory analysis showed that an estimated 88% of infants were alive and required no permanent ventilation at two years. In addition, at two years, 59% (10/17 vs. 7/17 at 1-year) of infants were able to sit without support...
Source: Roche Media News - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevalence of child abuse and its association with depression among first year students of Kuwait University: a cross-sectional study - Almazeedi H, Alkandari S, Alrazzuqi H, Ohaeri J, Alfayez G.
BACKGROUND: Child maltreatment occurs across all cultures and societies. Research in Kuwait is necessary to document its prevalence and related factors. Aims: To determine the prevalence of childhood abuse reported by first year students of Kuwait Univ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patterns of suicide in Kuwait from 2014 to 2018 - Al-Waheeb S, Al-Kandery N, Al-Omair N, Mahdi A.
OBJECTIVES: Suicide is a public health problem in many countries around the world and is one of the top ten causes of death internationally. We performed a retrospective study from 2014 to 2018 to study the patterns of suicide in Kuwait. STUDY DESIGN: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Citizens' adherence to COVID-19 social distancing measures depends on government response
(University of Colorado Denver) CU Denver researcher and Business School associate professor Jiban Khuntia, PhD, found while social distancing is an effective preventative measure in the fight against COVID-19, there are significant variations being observed in how and why individuals follow the restrictions in South Korea, North American and Kuwait. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Corrigendum to Violence against Kuwaiti women - No Author(s) Listed.
Alsaleh, A. (2020). Violence Against Kuwaiti Women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260520916280 In the above-mentioned article, the citations of tables were misplaced and Tables 9 and 10 were r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Cash-strapped U.S. hospitals say Kuwait owes them at least $677 million
The wealthy Persian Gulf nation has not paid its bills for medical care in the U.S. for three years, the hospitals contend. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Protecting migrant workers in Kuwait: a Resident Coordinator ’s blog
In Kuwait, the UN has played an important role in countering xenophobic rhetoric, falsely blaming the spread of COVID-19 on migrant workers. In this opinion piece, Tarek Elsheikh, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the country, highlights the efforts being made to safeguard the rights of foreign residents.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - July 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 tracing apps in Bahrain, Kuwait and Norway spark privacy concerns
In a new investigation by Amnesty International, the two Gulf states and Norway have released apps that reportedly operate as mass surveillance tools. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Traffic crashes cost estimation in Kuwait - Al-Rukaibi F, Alkheder S, AlOtaibi N, Almutairi M.
This study estimated the cost of road crashes in Kuwait for 2012 using human capital method, particularly, gross loss output method. Three cost components were considered: cost of personal loss, cost of vehicle crash and general crash-related cost. The ove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Violence against Kuwaiti women - Alsaleh A.
The gendered patterns of violence against women are largely precipitated by dominant male gender roles that define masculinity. The purpose of this study was to understand women's encounter in abusive domestic relationships. Specifically, the research goal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Singapore Was a Coronavirus Success Story —Until an Outbreak Showed How Vulnerable Workers Can Fall Through the Cracks
Since mid-March, Asadul Alam Asif has watched nervously as Singapore reported more and more COVID-19 cases in migrant workers’ dormitories like the one where he lives. The 28-year-old Bangladeshi technician counted himself lucky each day that nobody was infected in his housing block, where around 1,900 workers reside in cramped conditions that make social distancing impossible. To relieve congestion, Asif’s company rehoused some people, which left half of the 16 bunk-beds in his small room empty. But then, one day last week, seven people in Asif’s dorm tested positive. He received a text message instru...
Source: TIME: Health - April 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature News Desk overnight Source Type: news

Extremely High Temperatures May Double or Triple Heart-Related Deaths Extremely High Temperatures May Double or Triple Heart-Related Deaths
Extreme heat is associated with two to three times the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease that occur on other days, a study of daily temperatures and death certificates in Kuwait suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Kuwait locks down two districts, extends public holiday over coronavirus
Kuwait placed a full lockdown on two densely-populated districts and extended a public holiday by two weeks until April 26 as precautionary measures against the coronavirus, the cabinet said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Extreme heat hikes heart-linked death risk by 300 percent
Researchers analyzing death certificates in Kuwait found the number of deaths from cardiovascular disease increased by more than 300 percent on days when the temperature was 109 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide prevention in the Eastern Mediterranean Region - Rezaeian M, Khan MM.
The WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) consists of 22 countries including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

‘ Everybody Panicked And Ran ’ : New Europe Travel Restrictions Have Americans Scrambling
BOSTON (CBS) – “I’m so relieved. I’m so happy to be here,” said Gabriella Lunati, collapsing into her parents arms at Boston Logan airport’s international terminal. Like many passengers on her flight from Amsterdam, she was happier than ever to be home. “Left a lot of things behind. I was studying abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark,” she said. President Trump’s announcement of coronavirus-related restrictions on travel from much of Europe sent Americans there into a tailspin. “After 30 minutes, everything was sold out, out of Sweden,” said Cara Rudnicki from Fran...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Christina Hager Coronavirus Source Type: news

USARad offers COVID-19 screening program
Teleradiology services provider USARad has launched a COVID-19 screening program.Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox, USARad partner to bring 3,000 systems to the U.S. USARad inks distribution deal with Siemens USARad.com, Zebra partner to identify bone fractures USARad.com joins forces with Chinese mobile health firm USARad.com lands Kuwait telerad deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia limits arrivals from UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain to airports over coronavirus: SPA
Saudi Arabia limited on Saturday land crossings with the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Bahrain to commercial trucks only, with arrivals from the three countries temporarily limited to three airports as a precaution taken over the spread of the coronavirus, Saudi news agency SPA reported. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iraq bans public gatherings on coronavirus fear; travel ban totals nine countries
Iraq on Wednesday banned public gatherings and barred entry by travelers from Kuwait and Bahrain because of the spread of the new coronavirus, prohibiting travel to or from a total of nine countries. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Multidimensional model to assess the readiness of Kuwait to implement evidence-based child maltreatment prevention programs at a national level - Alkhawari M, Ali K, Al-Abdul Razzaq F, Saleheen HN, Almuneef M, Al-Eissa MA.
This study was completed alongside similar studies undertaken by the rest of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news