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SuperEasy Ways To Learn Everything About KINGDOM OF KUWAIT HEALTH MINISTRY

The Kuwait Ministry of Health (MOH) is performing a system-wide restructuring of public health care delivery services. They have engaged Johns Hopkins Medicine International to raise the standards of care at four public hospitals that provide secondary care services:

  • Al-Adan: 737 inpatient beds; 730,000+ outpatient visits in 2008—70 percent were emergent 
  • Al-Amiri: Oldest regional hospital, opened in 1949, 392-beds; 300,000+ outpatient visits per year
  • Al-Jahra: Manages major community disasters (fires, major traffic accidents); 700,000+ outpatient visits per year
  • Al-Farwaniya: Opened in the 1980s; recent expansion and renovations; approximately 975,000 outpatient visits in 2008

These hospitals are located in and around Kuwait City and comprise 2516 beds—46 percent of the total beds in the country and 82 percent of the general non-specialized beds.  

About Our Agreement

Under the agreement signed in 2011, Johns Hopkins Medicine International provides services including:

  • Mentoring and training local physicians in clinical practice: protocols, procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge transfer activities between local administrative and medical staff and Johns Hopkins experts in the fields of patient safety, performance innovation, health care policy, public health programs and preventive medicine
  • Educational activities, including continuing medical education opportunities, conferences, congresses, case consults (teleconference and videoconference) and nursing teleconferences/videoconferences
  • Public health needs assessments, recruitment activities and certification programs
  • Assisting the Ministry of Health in assessing and meeting their information management and information technology needs
  • Virtual library: consulting and technical advisory services to recommend, design and implement appropriate content management system and user interface 
  • Remote medical second opinion 

toll-free number (80011111) and Call Center's staff will take details of your issue and record it. MOH customer care staff will then contact will contact shortly to resolve your issue

Author: Syed Ameer   

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