Kuwait launches first stem cell clinic in Gulf region

Kuwait has opened the first medical facility dedicated to stem cell treatment and umbilical cord care in the Gulf region, presided over by its Health Minister Sheikh Basil Al-Sabah.

Stem cell research has grown into an increasingly significant field with so much progress made, the minister said in a speech during the opening ceremony of the facility. On the medical center, he said it represents a glimmer of hope for patients suffering from infectious diseases, besides being a quantum step towards unprecedented healthcare advancement. Located in Al-Sabah medical area, the facility contains three sprawling floors with quality healthcare services that meet international standards, the minister explained.