Kuwait to ban diabetic expats

Pedro Gonçalves
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Kuwait has added diabetes and other non-contagious diseases to a list of conditions that will prevent expats from living or working in the kingdom. Around 425,000 people are diabetic in Kuwait, making up 15% of the population. As a measure to relieve the state treasury of more burden coupled with the increasing costs of medical care for expats the director of Public Health in the Ministry of Health Dr Fahad Al-Ghumlas, a new list will be released to include non-contagious diseases such as diabetes. He stressed that the reason behind recruiting expats is for them to have strength and n...

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