Abdulnabi Al-Aradi: Health Sector in Bahrain "in Deterioration", Al-Salmaniya Hospital Gets Rid of Bahraini Cadres in Favor of Foreigners
Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Abdunabi Al-Aradi confirmed that the health system in Bahrain is "in deterioration", considering that "whoever took the decision to empty the Al-Salmaniya Hospital of Bahraini medical staff and replace it with foreigners will not retreat from his decisions."
With Dr. Kassim Omran: from "Arab Board" to "Saudi Board", Calamity of Bahraini Doctors after 2011 (1)
Dr. Kassim Omran, who currently resides in the United States, considers the non-involvement of the newly graduated Bahraini doctors in specialty training a fatal blow, or at a minimum, very harmful to their career.
Doctor Kassim Replies to Claims There's "Excess Number of Doctors" (3)
There are more than 400 unemployed doctors and nurses in Bahrain, whom the Health Ministry consider a surplus. Meanwhile, you can see how the three main hospitals in Bahrain are filled with foreign doctors of different nationalities... So what's the story?
With Doctor Omran: "Training Doctors" Where Were We and What Have We Come to? (2)
Who has made the training program which is currently applied at the Ministry of Health to train and hire graduates? How long has it been made? Is it still suitable? How long does the graduate doctor spend to graduate from this program?
Bahrain: Doctors are Unemployed, Others Depressed...How'd We Reach this Point?
As the world's countries are working on giving the appropriate recognition to the medical sector, being the sector that is trying to save the world from the Coronavirus pandemic, the Bahraini authorities are finding ways to complicate recruitment and training of medical and nursing graduates.
Why Did the Military Step Back? Did MP Al-Salloum Lie? How COVID-19 Issue is Being Addressed in Bahrain from Behind the Scenes
The fight against the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the number one concern in all countries, and all world leaders have declared that the frontliners protecting humanity are doctors and nurses, except for the King of Bahrain.
From Archives of Bloody Thursday Dawn: This is What Doctors Experienced on Feb. 17, 2011
The shattering and disdainful event can never be erased from memory, despite the coverups and intimidation. Unless addressed, it will be recalled every time differently, and its victims will continue to recharge themselves year after year to come back to the surface.
Administrative Court Upholds De-Listing Doctor from NHRA Records
The High Administrative Court upheld the decision of the National Health Regulatory Authority to de-list license of a doctor and remove his name from the records of the authority after exceeding the limits of his license and performing cosmetic surgery for a woman who suffered from serious medical complications.
CSB Hindering Scholarships of 6 Doctors: Health Ministry
The Health Ministry said that it finished the scholarship procedures of 30 doctors working at the Al-Salmaniya to obtain training in subspecialties according to the ministry needs, in cooperation with the Civil Service Bureau. Meanwhile, 6 requests are still pending with the bureau.
Health Ministry Starts Hiring Procedures of 21 Doctors
Ebtissam Fakhro said that the Ministry of Health began cooperation with the Civil Service Bureau to recruit 21 doctors specialized in family medicine at various health centers.
Supreme Council of Health Says It will Start Employing Doctors in Mid-August
The Supreme Council of Health revealed that details of training Bahraini doctors program will be announced in the mid of August.
BMA President Warns from Large Gap Caused by Voluntary Retirement in Hospitals
President of Bahrain Medical Association (BMA) Ghada Al-Qasim said that the quitting of a large number of medical and nursing staff working in the national hospitals, including Al-Salmaniya medical complex in particular, will certainly leave an impact and gap.
200,000 People Diagnosed with Diabetes in Bahrain
The head of the endocrine unit at Salmaniya Medical Complex, Dr. Hussein Taha, said that according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the prevalence rate of diabetes in the Kingdom of Bahrain amounted 16%, equivalent to 200,000 people diagnosed with the disease in the country.
Bahrain Female Doctors Constitute Only 64% of Public Sector
Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women in Bahrain, Hala Al-Ansari, said that the percentage of Bahraini female doctors of the total Bahraini doctors reached 64% in the official hospitals and 26% in the private ones.
Over 1 Quarter of Bahrain Medical Society Members are Foreigners
Foreign doctors make up more than a quarter of the members of the Bahrain Medical Society, whose board of directors members are due to be elected on April 7.
New Committee Established to Employ Graduate Doctors
The Supreme Council of Health announced establishing a new committee formed of all health sectors in Bahrain to follow training and employing graduate doctors in public and private sectors.
Supreme Council of Health Pushes to Employ Unemployed Doctors in Private Hospitals, Says Nothing about Public Sector
The Supreme Council of Health stressed on necessity to start putting an effective national strategy to train and employ graduate Bahraini doctors, review the regulations and training and employment lists and overcome all the obstacles based on extensive study on this matter.
Health Ministry Proposes Medical Cadre that Raises Basic Salaries and Bonuses, Training Program for Fresh Graduates
Health Assistant Undersecretary for Human Resources and Services Fatima Al-Ahmad said that the ministry proposed to the civil service bureau a new cadre with an increase in basic salaries and bonuses reaching a value of 19 million BD.
Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi Released after Serving his Prison Term over Diraz Protest
The security authorities released on Saturday (August 12, 2017) neurosurgeon Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi after serving 6-month jail term over Diraz Protest.
140 Bahraini Doctors Unemployed since 4 Years
Local newspaper said that there are about 140 Bahraini unemployed doctors who were not employed by the ministry of health although they graduated 4 years ago.