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Egypt's president allocates LE600M to carrying out surgeries for patients on waiting lists

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 08:33 GMT

One week after instructing the government to expand the social safety network, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made steps to bolster healthcare services provided to low-income citizens as well as support to university students.

Egypt's health ministry announces number of expedite surgeries carried out since 2018 to eliminate waiting lists

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 03:08 GMT

The initiative was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in 2018.

Ain Shams hospitals to be the 1st to apply robotic surgery system in Egypt

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 01:05 GMT

Egypt’s Ain Shams University revealed that it is in process of implementing the robotic surgery system at the university’s hospitals.

Sisi congratulates Saudi MBS on undergoing successful surgery

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 10:03 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi congratulated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on undergoing a successful surgery, wishing him a speedy recovery.

In pics: Cellphone removed from Egyptian man’s stomach 7 months after swallowing it

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 - 02:02 GMT

A man has undergone a surgery in his stomach to remove a mobile phone he swallowed seven months ago in a challenge with his friends.

Official reveals number of surgeries carried out to patients on waiting lists in 2 years

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 11:24 GMT

The cost of each varies between LE10,000 and LE350,000.

Egyptian conjoined twin to have urgent surgery of separation: Cabinet

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 11:14 GMT

The cabinet is taking all necessary measures to conduct the surgery for the twin (Lana and Leen) as fast as possible.

360k patients on critical condition lists undergo surgeries

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 01:21 GMT

Cardiac catheterizations and eye procedures make up 40 percent and 34 percent of the surgeries, respectively.

Pics: 25-kg tumor removed from woman’s uterus in Beni Suef

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 02:22 GMT

The health insurance hospital of Beni Suef, Upper Egypt, has performed a rare surgery to remove a 25-kilogram tumor from a woman’s uterus.

221 screened for Hepatitis C in Juba by Egyptian mission

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 - 12:54 GMT

The Egyptian medical team has been joined by a local one in order to deliver the service for citizens within an adequate duration.

Cairo heart center to be inaugurated January: Magdi Yacoub

Sun, 22 Sep 2019 - 01:33 GMT

The Egyptian-British cardiothoracic surgeon said that an inauguration ceremony of the Cairo center would be held next January.

Universal Health Insurance to be introduced in Ismailiyah January 2020

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 07:00 GMT

The Universal Health Insurance will be introduced in Ismailiyah governorate as a pilot phase starting January 2020.

232K critical condition patients on waiting lists undergo surgeries

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 03:53 GMT

Since its launching last year, the initiative aimed at treating all critical conditions on waiting lists free of charge resulted in carrying out 232,633 surgeries.

Initiative to detect, treat hearing loss among newborns launched

Wed, 11 Sep 2019 - 02:29 GMT

The government announced on Wednesday launching the presidential initiative to detect and treat hearing loss among newborns.

Waiting lists of patients in critical conditions to be finished by Ramadan

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 12:12 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population has carried out surgeries for 118,000 patients in critical conditions over almost one year.

Azhar doctors perform 66 surgeries in Bahariya Oasis

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 08:43 GMT

A number of Al-Azhar doctors have examined 2,385 patients in the Bahariya Oasis within two days as part of an Azhar medical convoy.

Pope Tawadros healing after surgery in Germany -- church

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 10:55 GMT

Pope Tawadros of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark is healing after a back bone surgery he had undergone in Germany.

Egyptian research team produce first local bone-substitution material

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 08:23 GMT

A Research team at the Faculty of Science, Mansoura University, could produce a natural and high-quality bone-substitution material.

PM flies to Germany Thursday for surgery

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 06:41 GMT

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail will fly to Germany on Thursday for a surgery.

Cataract surgery tied to lower risk of early death for older women

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 09:17 GMT

Older women with cataracts who get surgery to treat the eye problem may be less likely to die prematurely than those who don’t get the operations.

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