Cairo: Kuwait plans to recruit extra Pakistani medical employees to assist combat COVID-19 within the nation, based on native media.
A complete of 627 Pakistani medical doctors and well being employees have already arrived in Kuwait in three teams in October, December and March.
The third group of 223 medical doctors, nurses and medical technicians have been not too long ago distributed to hospitals in Kuwait after spending seven days in dwelling quarantine.
About 75% of Pakistani medical workers, who arrived in Kuwait, are nurses specializing in intensive care and thoracic care.
Extra of those professionals are anticipated to reach as Kuwaiti well being ministry officers liaise with their Pakistani counterparts to herald extra Pakistani well being professionals, well being sources mentioned.
The Kuwaiti Ministry of Well being plans to extend the overall variety of Pakistani medical employees to 1,000 to assist curb the unfold of COVID-19 within the nation, the sources added.
Their recruitment is a part of a medical cooperation settlement signed between the 2 nations final July with the purpose of strengthening ties and exchanges of experience.