Kidney failure cases increase by ten percent in Kuwait

Inaugurating the new Al Rawdah Dialysis Centre Minister of Health Dr.Sheikh Basel Al-Sabah said that kidney failures were on the rise in the country and that the government was keen to expand the number of kidney dialysis centers in the country.

In a press release issued on the occasion of opening the new dialysis center, Dr. Basel said there has been a 10 percent increase in the number of cases of kidney failures in Kuwait over the past year. He added that the new center is the fifth kidney dialysis center in the country

In a related note, it was disclosed that the first primary health clinic exclusively for expatriates was opened on Tuesday.

The centre will provide a wide range of medical services, including pediatrics, family medicine, preventive services, health education, consultation, acute and chronic diseases, dental services, digital x-ray, ultrasound and laboratory and pharmaceutical services.