History
Chest Disease Hospital between the past and present
 
The first clinic of chest disease was established in 1953. In 1956, the MC combat tuberculosis was established, it provided a unique service by locating MC cases and provided health care for them.
 
In 1959, many chest disease clinics were established and it included 27 doctors worked 24 hours in shifts. It used new technologies and techniques that played a significant role in the progress of chest disease field.
 
 
The most important and prestigious doctors of this era were Dr. Mohammad Shaban, Dr. Osama and Dr Ahmad Salama (Head of the Chest Disease Center).
 
 
In 2008, the new Chest Disease Hospital (Co-Op Building) was established under the sponsorship of his excellency the prince of the state of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah which reflects his care and interest in the healthcare system in the country and his willing to enhance and develop the healthcare for the citizens and all who lives in the country.
 

New chest disease hospital (Co-Op Building) in considered a breakthrough in the healthcare field and reflects the Ministry Of Health interest in heart Disease especially that it's one of the top ranked cause of death in Kuwait, and by having this facility it reduces the pressure on the Chest Disease hospital being the only facility for chest Disease before AlTawoniyat was established.

The (Co - op) buiding  consists of four floors in area of 26 thousands meter squared,151 beds where 24 of them is located in ICU and two wards for VIP and it has new car parking.