Plan your trip

Overview  | Plan your tripSubmit Abstract  | RegisterContact organising committeeDownload PDF  

Kuwait City

Located in the north-east corner of the Arabian Peninsula. The flat, sandy Arabian Desert covers most of Kuwait. Kuwait is a constitutional sovereign state with a semi-democratic political system. Kuwait has a high-income economy backed by the world's sixth largest oil reserves. The Kuwaiti dinar is the highest valued currency in the world.

Tourists, who look forward to a relaxed entry into the Muslim world, can enter Kuwait, and wander around souks, mosques, sandy traces of ancient Bedouin days, excellent museums, a corniche ornamented with combed beaches and extravagant restaurants, modern shopping complexes and marinas, long and lazy retreats, and new beach resorts. But, behind the extravagant richness, lies the traditional values and warm Arabian hospitality.

Foreign workers constituting 80 percent of the labour force. Kuwaiti nationals constitute 1.4 million of the 4.6 million population in the country, and they get to enjoy the benefits of a generous social welfare system that guarantees employment, housing, education and healthcare.


Kuwait has cheap and well spread transport system with local and intercity buses that operate round the clock. Taxis charge a flat rate between the city and airport. Local taxis without meters are available for getting around. To hire a car, one must have an International Driving Permit.

Visa requirement

When you arrive, you’ll need to ensure your passport is valid for at least three months beyond your intended departure date.

If you require a visa to enter Kuwait the symposium organisers will apply for your visa. The only thing you have to do is to upload the information page of your passport as one PDF file when you register for the symposium. Do you require a visa? Go to

Symposium venue

The symposium will be held in a 5-star hotel. The venue will be announced shortly


Information will available soon.


Overview  | Plan your tripSubmit Abstract  | RegisterContact organising committeeDownload PDF 

Find ICF Resources

Find ICF Advisor/Educator

If you find any errors while using this site, please email us using the link below.

Support This Site

This site is funded by individuals with a passion for making top quality ICF resources globally available. Kindly support our cause. In order to process your donation you will be directed to our secure GivenGain portal.

Donate via GivenGain
Nelson Mandela University
Developed and hosted by the Centre for Community Technologies, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
South African Medical Research Council
Sponsored by WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre at the South African Medical Research Council