MoH opens medical ctr for KNPC's environmental fuel project workers

KUWAIT, March 17 (KUNA) — Ministry of Health (MoH) opened on Thursday a medical center in the environmental fuel project, aimed at examining foreign labor working in the venture and would be electronically-linked with the MoH.
The center will facilitate the tests conducted on the foreign labor working in the environmental fuel project with the objective of speeding up execution of project as well as keeping up with health standards of imported labor, MoH Assistant Undersecretary for Public Health Dr. Majda Al-Qattan said in a statement.
The environmental fuel project belongs to Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).
Al-Qattan said KNPC built the medical center, which would be able to examine around 400 workers per day.
Imported labor must conduct blood test and x-rays before they can have residency permits. (end) shd.bs