This law has supposedly been slammed, then it got accepted by the Council of Medical Zones. The law will be practiced at Jahrah public hospitals for a trail of 6 months before being applied in all public hospitals. This won’t be taken lightly by 2.6 million foreigners living in Kuwait.[Source]
Unless it’s an emergency, expats can no longer visit public hospitals during the morning. It has been reported that staff members will also be segregated by nationality, meaning at most times expats will be treated by expats and Kuwaitis will be treated by Kuwaitis.
“Administrative and psychological advisor Iman Al-Bedah said this proposal is “dangerous at all levels”, adding that it “will bring discrimination not between patients, but between workers themselves.”