(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, April 20 (KUNA) -- Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Basel Al-Sabah visited the Kuwaiti patients being treated at Mayo Clinic in Rochester city, Minnesota State, north the United States, on Saturday.
The minister aimed to get reassured on health conditions of the Kuwaiti patients and make sure of the care provided to them, according to a statement by the Ministry of Health.
During his visit, Sheikh Dr. Basel met the director general and executives of the nonprofit academic medical center to explore prospects of health cooperation and experience sharing as well as the possibility of training Kuwaiti physicians at US specialized centers.
The minister, leading a delegation from his ministry, is now on a visit to US hospitals, accommodating Kuwaiti patients, to be acquainted with the problems they might face.
Yesterday, he met officials of Kuwait Health Office in Washington and instructed them to facilitate the treatment and stay of patients and their companions, according to the statement. (end) mak.gb