A new team of Office Bearers of Indian Doctors Forum (IDF) was elected unanimously for a term of two years, in the recently concluded IDF Annual General Body Meeting in Safir Hotel on 30 May 2014. This team is headed by Dr. Vinod Grover (Consultant Surgeon-Al-Jahra Hospital) who was elected as IDF President.
The new team of Office Bearers had the honor of meeting His Excellency Shri Sunil Jain, Ambassador of India to the State of Kuwait on 5 June 2014. The team was headed by Dr. Vinod Grover (President-Indian Doctors Forum). The new-look team was introduced to His Excellency by the outgoing IDF President Dr. Amir Ahmed.
Other notable attendees were Dr. Vivek Wani (Vice President-Consultant Ophthalmologist Adan Hospital), Dr. Jafer Ismail Ali (IDF General Secretary, Gastroenterologist Adan Hospital) and other Office Bearers of Indian Doctors Forum.
It was brought to the attention of His Excellency during the meeting, the problems currently faced by the Doctors community in Kuwait especially with regards to extraordinary long delays faced by the Doctors in getting their degrees verified and recognized by the authorities.
His Excellency promised to look into the matters raised and use all means available at his disposal, to solve this burning issue. He expressed his happiness for the participation of IDF members in a number of Medical Camps conducted with other Indian associations, which has catered to a large number of patients, the majority from the lower socioeconomic strata. He also assured them of his full cooperation and commitment to all the activities conducted by the IDF, under the stewardship of Kuwait Medical association.