This came during Abdel Ghaffar's meeting with Cuban Ambassador to Egypt Tania Aguiar Fernandez to discuss means to boost cooperation between both countries in all the health domains.
The minister and the ambassador also discussed areas of possible cooperation in the sectors of healthcare and scientific research.
Today marks the 125th anniversary of Britain's recognition of US authority over the Western Hemisphere, on February 28, 1897.
President Sisi sent a similar cable to Cuba's President Miguel Díaz-Canel to greet him on the anniversary of the country's Triumph of the Revolution.
Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work.
More than five decades on, tensions are rising again over Russian fears that the United States might deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles in Europe as a landmark Cold war-era arms control treaty unravels.
Cuba, long a source of inspiration for leftist Latin American governments, celebrated the 60th anniversary of its revolution on Tuesday facing increasing isolation in a region.
Cuban doctors began to return home after criticism by Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro prompted Cuba's government to sever a cooperation agreement.
A yellow excavator, forklift and other heavy equipment made by U.S. firm Caterpillar gleam outside Cuba's annual trade fair.
The United States on Thursday revised its travel advisory on Cuba to "exercise increased caution.
Cuba announced on Friday that its citizens living abroad could participate in a public debate over planned changes to its 1976 constitution.
The United States on Tuesday urged Cuba to free two men who Amnesty International has called "prisoners of conscience.
The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel.
Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 people, 99 of whom were Cuban.
More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster 30 years.
A Boeing 737 plane crashed on Friday shortly after taking off from Havana's main airport, Cuban state-run website Cubadebate reported.
New U.S. travel restrictions and a destructive hurricane season last year sucked some air from Cuba's tourism boom
United States announced on Wednesday the first transfer of a prisoner from the Guantanamo Bay detention center under U.S. President Donald Trump.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin, spoke with Cuba's new President Miguel Diaz-Canel and ex-president Raul Castro over the phone on Friday.
Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday became the country's first leader in nearly 60 years who is not named Castro.