Egyptian Parliament set to discuss new draft law regulating doctor-patient relationship

Thu, 17 Aug 2023 - 11:43 GMT

The Egyptian Medical Liability bill is one of the important draft laws expected to be discussed and approved in the fourth session of the parliament, which is scheduled to be held on the first of next October, with the aim of regulating the relationship between the doctor and the patient, as well as the medical authority.

Egypt’s court of appeal sentences doctor insulting male nurse to one yearn jail

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 06:16 GMT

The court also fined two other co-defendants LE 50,000 each for bullying the male nurse

Egypt's top prosecutor orders arrest of doctor for 4 days over insulting nurse

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 11:12 GMT

Egypt's Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawi has ordered the detention of a doctor at a private hospital for four days pending investigations over charges of insulting a nurse.

Egypt ensures importance of providing full protection to medical workers

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 10:04 GMT

Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Mohamed Idris stressed the importance of fully implementing resolution No. 2286

Egyptian prosecution refers doctor to criminal court for kidnapping, indecently assaulting 6 female children

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 10:01 GMT

The prosecution also referred his wife to the criminal court as she is believed to be his partner in crime.

Kuwaiti security in hunt for Egyptian doctor's attacker

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 09:35 GMT

Security forces are stepping up efforts to arrest an Arab national charged with attacking an Egyptian doctor inside a clinic.

In focus: What is the medical liability draft law?

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 12:04 GMT

Three draft laws, submitted by MPs Magdy Morshed, Elizabeth Shaker and Ayman Abul Ela, were referred to the Parliament's Health Affairs Committee.

French doctor still treating patients at 98

Sun, 24 Nov 2019 - 01:03 GMT

When French doctor Christian Chenay saw his first patients in 1951, penicillin was state of the art.

Kuwaiti authorities remand attacker of Egyptian doctor in custody

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 - 09:08 GMT

The Kuwait public prosecution issued an order to remand in custody a person who assaulted an Egyptian doctor while on duty at a hospital and released his son.

Doctor's alleged suicide stirs social media against depression myths

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 - 11:32 GMT

News about suspected suicide of an Egyptian doctor has gone viral on social media, stirring a debate on damaging stereotypes linked to depression disorders, from which the deceased has been reportedly suffering.

On the Pulse

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Skyrocketing prices have led to practitioners buying cheaper devices and spare parts or manipulating the pulse width and duration.

7.7% of high-school students are drug addicts

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 12:56 GMT

About 7.7 percent of high school students are on narcotics.

S.Africa's pre-teen queen with 'rainmaking' powers

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 - 08:38 GMT

She is a 12-year-old schoolgirl who aspires to become a doctor.