Health Ministry Coordinating with Bahrain Airport, Started Pre-emptive Measures after Outbreak of Coronavirus in China
Bahrain's health ministry is coordinating with the country's main airport to start pre-emptive measures after the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, state media reported on Wednesday.
Trial of Health Ministry Employee who Embezzled 27,000BD from Ministry's Money Adjourned
The First High Criminal Court decided to postpone the case of a health ministry employee, accused of embezzling more than 27,000 dinars of ministry funds, until November 12 to summon the witnesses mentioned in evidence list.
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.
Doctors Complain to MP about Suspension of their Scholarship Procedures by CSB
A number of doctors at Al-Salmaniya submitted an official letter to PM, complaining about suspending their scholarship procedures to obtain a subspecialty in hematology and oncology, especially that the Ministry of Health suffers from a severe shortage in this specialty in terms of Bahraini doctors specializing in critical diseases.
Health Ministry Works on Completing Recruitment of 200 Bahraini Nurses by November: Official
Under-Secretary of the Health Ministry Dr. Waleed Al-Manae said that the ministry is preparing to recruit 200 nurses in hospitals and health centers affiliated with the hospital.
MPs Submit Requests to Form 3 Commissions of Inquiry on Economic Stagnation, Housing and Health
Three requests on the establishment of parliamentary commissions of inquiry on topics related to housing, health and economic stagnation were submitted by a Parliamentary bloc yesterday, with the participation of number of MPs, according to the Al-Ayam newspaper.
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.
Health Ministry Withdraws Apo-Ranitidine Drug from Hospitals and Health Centers
The health ministry withdrew from all its hospitals and health centers Apo-Ranitidine drug, from Apotex Company.
NHRA: Asian Transferred to Prosecution for Counterfeiting Lyrica Prescriptions
The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) said that an Asian who counterfeited prescriptions for Lyrica was arrested in cooperation and coordination between the Commission and the General Directorate of Investigation and Criminal Evidence.
250 Bahrainis Recruited at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex
The Ministry of Health said that it has completed the recruitment of 250 Bahraini male and female employees to join health teams at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex.
Websites of Some Ministries Haven't Been Updated since 5 Years: Newspaper
Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper said that the websites of a number of ministries and government agencies have not been updated for many years, and the last data shown on their websites was between 2014 and 2017.
Reverse Auction to Provide Operating Supplies for Laboratory at 850,000 Dinars
The Ministry of Health has put forward a tender to provide solutions and operating supplies to the main laboratory of the Salmaniya Medical Complex. Two bids were proposed, the lowest of them was 850 thousand dinars, and the highest was approximately 1.3 million dinars
1800 Employees Left Health Ministry within "Voluntary Retirement Program"
Member of Commission of Inquiry on "Bahrainization of Jobs, Yousef Zainal, said that the Health Minister Faeqa Al-Saleh confirmed the voluntary retirement of 1800 from the Health Ministry, including 58 doctors.
Official Request Submitted to Question Health Minister: MP
MP Khaled Bu Enq said that 8 MPs have signed an official request to question Health Minister Faeqa Al-Saleh and the request was submitted to the council's office.
Health Minister Hopes Bahrainization Reaches 80% in Nursing Sector within 2 Years
Health Minister Faeqa Saeed Al-Saleh said that she "hopes" Bahrainization level in nursing field would increase to reach 80% within two years, a local newspaper reported.
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.
Health Minister: Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex Works under Pressure
Health Minister Faeqa Al-Saleh said that Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex is fully operating under increasing pressure, refusing at the same time to offend the Bahraini doctor.
Al-Salmaniya Asks Cancer Patients to Return Home due to Lack of Medicaitons
A local newspaper said the oncology department at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex asked patients to leave the hospital and return home due to lack of medicines needed for their treatment.
July and September 2019: Retirement Day for Teachers, Medical Cadre within Voluntary Retirement Program- CSB
CSB President said that in order to ensure the functioning of health services in the usual quality and ensuing that the course of the educational process and interest of students are not affected, it was decided that June 30, 2019 will be the last day for the employees who work in educational and administrative jobs in schools and who were accepted in the voluntary retirement program.
VAT won’t be Applied on Health Services, Medicines and Educational Services
Health Minister Faeqa Saeed Al Saleh said that the Ministry of Health will take all the necessary measures to ensure that no VAT is collected on health services including medicines and medical essentials.