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Ministry: number of Kuwaitis treated abroad down by 80 pct


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Sept 20 (KUNA) -- The Health Ministry revealed Wednesday that the number of Kuwaitis seeking medical treatment abroad fell by 80 percent in first quarter of 2017.

The ministry revealed that the number of case was at 2,927 cases compared to the same period in 2016, which was at 13,352 cases.

Meanwhile, this retreat was attributed to health ministry's strict measures to inspect each medical case and determine whether treatment abroad was necessary. (end) fr.shf

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