Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

576 nurses hired in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, May 5, (KUNA): Ministry of Health said it appointed 576 male and female nurses from inside Kuwait to honor growing needs of nurses. Assistant Undersecretary for Medical Services Dr. Yusuf Al-Nesf said in a statement said out of 1,480 applicants, only 576 managed to pass tests and personal interviews.

The new nurses will help the ministry in the establishment of new medical clinics and the operation of evening clinics.
Al-Nesf said former health minister Roudhan Al-Roudhan ordered the provision of 2,000 jobs for new nurses. Al-Nesf, meanwhile, said the ministry formed teams to hire nurses from Egypt and the Philippines to work in operation theaters, ICUs, newborns and heart surgeries.

The ministry of health has some 13,000 nurses from different nationalities, 10 percent of them are Kuwaitis. Click this link to read full article Arab Times 5/9/09


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