What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Kuwait?

Both public and private sector healthcare in Kuwait is of a high standard. The Kuwaiti government, via the Ministry of Health and other organisations (such as the Public Authority for Social Security), are investing in some world class new facilities. For example, at the Al Sabah Specialty Medical Area in Kuwait City, it is building […]

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How To Register With The Health System In Kuwait

Kuwait has an efficient two-tier health system, but due to a decrease in oil revenues, and thus a decline in the economy overall, the government is targeting expats financially. Access to the public healthcare system for visiting expats is one of the benefits that may no longer apply in some cases, and the issue of […]

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How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Kuwait

Currently, the Kuwaiti authorities are in the process of changing access to the public healthcare system for expats. Now, you will be obliged to take out private cover in order to enter the country, and you will need private cover when you are there, too, as your ability to use the public system (even if […]

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How Much Do Health Procedures Cost In Kuwait?

If you are an expat in Kuwait, you will have increasingly limited access to public healthcare (see below), and you will need to have private cover in order to enter the country. However, costs in the private sector in Kuwait are competitive when compared to those in some Western nations. State health costs in Kuwait […]

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Dental And Ophthalmic Care In Kuwait: How To Find The Right Options For You

Kuwait has some excellent provision for both optical and dental care. At the time of writing, you should still be able to access treatment in Kuwait’s public healthcare system; basic dental treatment, for example, is covered under the national health insurance scheme.However, the government is trying to restrict access to the public healthcare system, so […]

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An Expat Guide To Healthcare In Kuwait

The healthcare system in Kuwait has come under much debate in recent times and the government is considering putting in place different policies for locals and expats and also hiring local and foreign medical professionals at government health facilities.This is because the Kuwaiti parliament has put forth complaints that local patients are made to wait […]

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Recent Changes For Expats In Kuwaiti Healthcare And Employment Laws

The highly modernized, affluent and oil-rich Middle Eastern state of Kuwait has been an expat hotspot for a couple of decades now, mainly because of the excellent career and business opportunities it has to offer. It also happens to be one of the more liberal countries in the Gulf region, similar to the United Arab […]

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