Kuwait's Minister of Health Sheikh Dr. Bassel Al-Sabah said Sunday the ministry was committed to meeting international surgery standards.

The ministry is keen on staying abreast of latest equipment and methods used in different types of surgeries including for tumours, gallbladder and bariatric, MoH Undersecretary Dr. Mustafa Redha said in a speech on behalf of Sheikh Bassel at the inauguration of Kuwait's conference for surgeons.

The ministry, he added, was proud of surgeons and the nursing staff who were providing utmost care for patients.

The ministry will benefit from recommendations of the conference to update its protocols for surgeries and health care, he said.