Health Min. technical cmte in preparation to estbalish multiple sclerosis center

KUWAIT, Minister of Health Dr. Ahmad Al-Awadhi announced Tuesday the formation of a technical committee in prepare for establishing a center specialized in treating multiple sclerosis (MS) within the Al-Sabah Medical District, which should include a scientific research department.

During a celebration held by the Kuwait Synthetic Sclerosis Patients Association, marking World Syndrome Day, which coincides on May 30th annually, Minister Al-Awadhi said that the Ministry will spare no effort in helping (neurosclerosis) patients.

Al-Awadhi added that the State of Kuwait is “one of advanced countries in treating MS and provides neurological clinics in all hospitals, as well as keeping up with the latest treatments,” stressing keenness to meet the needs and requirements of patients and reach the highest quality standards in the service provided.

The minister noted, “the Sclerosis Patients Association serves more than three thousand patients and has been spreading awareness in Kuwaiti society since its founding in 2010.” For his part, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Sclerosis Patients Association, Yosef Al-Kandari, praised the “distinguished services” provided by the Health Ministry to MS patients, including all treatments, hoping as well to speed up the establishment of this specialized center.

Source: Kuwait News Agency