Egypt’s president urges enhancing awareness programs on coronavirus preventive measures, continuing vaccination campaigns



Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 06:25 GMT


Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 06:25 GMT

CAIRO – 19 January 2022: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi ordered enhancing awareness programs concerning precautionary measures to face coronavirus and continuing vaccination campaigns for the targeted groups.

Sisi made the remarks in a meeting with Presidential Advisor for Health and Prevention Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din.

The president also urged supplying chest hospitals nationwide with more devices and equipment required for dealing with COVID-19 cases.

He also ordered enhancing these hospitals’ accommodation capabilities as a vital addition to the general health system in Egypt.

Sisi also stressed the need for full commitment to implementing the coronavirus preventive measures, especially in highly crowded places, including government departments, universities, schools, and public service spaces.

The meeting tackled the current epidemiological situation in the country concerning the spread of the virus, the progress of the health aspect of the National Project for the Development of the Egyptian Family, and the workflow of the national project for the manufacture of plasma derivatives.

Tag El-Din highlighted the rise in number of medical vehicles within the National Project for the Development of the Egyptian Family after a contract was recently signed with the German side for the provision of 500 new fully-equipped medical convoys.

Sisi ordered formulating an integrated plan to provide the required capabilities for the ideal operation of these vehicles by securing qualified medical and administrative personnel at the highest level and carefully regulating schedules for their movement.



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