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MoH allocates 29 medical centers to work around the clock

KUWAIT, The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday announced allocating 29 medical centers to provide round-the-clock services across the country and the Health Minister Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah affirms readiness to any emergency.

The move is meant to deal with any emergency caused by volatile weather conditions and expected heavy rains on the country within the upcoming hours.

In a press statement, the ministry identified the allocated centers in Al-Asimah Governorate as: Ali Thanyan Al-Ghanim in Sulaibikhat, Al-Ehqaqi in Daiya and Al-Saqr in Adiliya.

The centers allocated in Hawally Governorate are West Salmiya, Salwa, Rumaithiya, Al-Salam and South Sabah Al-Salem, it added.

The statement noted that the centers in Farwaniya Governorate are: Abdullah Al-Mubarak, South Al-Ferdaws, Al-Rabiya, Al-Andalus and South Farwaniya.

It went to say that the centers in Jahra Governorate are Saad Al-Abdullah Block 2, Jahra, Al-Qasr and Abdaly.

It named that the centers operating in Al-Ahmadi Governorate as Al-Rigga, Bnaider, Eastern Al-Sabahiya, Fahaheel, Ali Sabah Al-Salem, Wafrah, Sabah Al-Ahmad and Khiran.

Furthermore, Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah stressed readiness of all sectors of the ministry for any development resulted from unstable weather.

Speaking to KUNA, Dr. Bassel said he directed heads of all health centers and hospitals to show a maximum readiness for any emergency.

He added that the ministry last May reformed the coordinative committee of emergency represented in all sectors, and modernized its emergency plan.

Source: Kuwait News Agency