Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group, Kuwait has offered INR 50,000 (approximately KD 230) ex-gratis for the next of kin of those killed in the firework disaster, which has so far claimed 110 lives and left 383 injured at a temple in the southern state of Kerala, a top official from Medical Group said.
It’s painful to learn that hundreds have been killed and many others are battling for their life following the fireworks accident. “Our group will give INR 50,000 (approx. KD 230) each ex-gratia to the next of kin of those killed in the fireworks’ disaster and jobs to the victims’ family members in our hospitals in the GCC countries,” Dr. K. T. Rabeeulla, Chairman of Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group, told the press.
Shifa Al Jazeera Medical Group owns and runs more than 30 clinics including some hospitals and dental centers throughout the Gulf region – in Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE and Saudi Arabia besides in Kuwait. Shifa Al Jazeera today offers services of more than 4,000 personnel, including 700+ doctors. More than 20,000 people are getting services of the Shifa polyclinics every day.
Shifa Group made its entry to Kuwait in the year 2008 and the first Medical Center was established in Farwaniya. In its endeavour to spread its services to various regions of Kuwait, we established our Fahaheel branch in 2011 and the one in Jileeb Al Shuyoukh (in the name of Al Nahil Int’l Clinic) in 2014.
The group has witnessed unprecedented growth in offering quality health care services at affordable cost to both the citizens and expatriate workers. The success of Shifa Al Jazeera has been mainly due to its commitment to excellence, quality and customer service in medical care. The Clinic has been built to the highest medical standard and is equipped with precise international state of the art technology supported by highly skilled professional medical and paramedical staff. Hygiene and cleanliness are the values that are at the top of our minds and the management is fully committed towards this end.
In one of the worst tragedies to have hit Kerala, 110 people were killed and 383 were injured in the major fire that engulfed the 100 year old Puttingal Devi temple complex in Kollam district in Kerala during a display of fireworks.