Indian Commits Suicide After girlfriend Breaks Up With Him


#Kuwait: A heartbroken Indian man ended his life by hanging himself with a rope inside his room in Al-Waha in Jahra area after his girlfriend had broken up with him , a case was registered.


OIE : Kuwait reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu


#Kuwait reported an outbreak of the highly contagious #H5N8 bird flu virus in ducks, geese and pheasants, the World Organisation for Animal Health (#OIE) said on Monday, citing an official Kuwaiti report.
Some 144 birds were found dead in the region of Al Jarah, according to the report posted by the Paris-based OIE.
This prompted the World Health Organization to call on all countries on Monday to monitor closely outbreaks of the deadly virus in birds and poultry and to report promptly any human cases that could signal the start of a flu pandemic. The H5N8 virus is highly deadly for poultry but has never been found in humans. #Q8 #الكويت

Public hospitals raise treatment fees by 20% for Expats


#Kuwait: The Ministry of Health is expected to increase the fees collected for health services provided to expats by 15-20 % , The ministry had formed a committee to study the fees collected from expats for radiology and lab tests and compare them to those collected by the private sector , The committee found a difference despite the ministry’s operational costs being much higher, the committee submitted the study results to the minister and expected that the new fees would be in effect soon.