Photos: Egypt to expand production of insulin for exportation to Africa

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 11:27 GMT

This came during his meeting on Tuesday with Olfat Ghorab, the board chairman of the Arab Company for Drug Industries and Medical Appliances (ACDIMA), on the sidelines of his inspection tour of factories of South Egypt Drug Industries Co., SEDICO Pharmaceuticals Company and the Medical Union Pharmaceuticals (MUP).

Memory of the day: First successful attempt to treat diabetics with insulin in 1922

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 10:00 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 11.

Egypt allocates LE2.5B to subsidized drugs, baby formula in FY2021/22

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Subsidized drugs include insulin among others.

Memory of the day: 1st successful attempt to treat diabetics with insulin

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 01:57 GMT

On January 11, many important events occurred that changed the world map, the most prominent of which was the success of the first trial to treat diabetes with insulin.

Egyptian Drug Authority denies shortage of medications in government hospital

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 01:59 GMT

The EDA also reassured citizens about the strategic stockpile of these medicines.

Egypt manufactures insulin from French raw material

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 04:10 GMT

"We aim to provide the market needs of vital medicines, especially those of chronic diseases, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population."

Egyptian made insulin to be exported to 11 countries

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 04:23 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population revealed on Tuesday closing exportation deals of Egyptian made insulin with 11 countries.

Managing diabetes while fasting Ramadan

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Fasting during Ramadan can lead to serious health complications for people suffering from diabetes;thus most of diabetes patients are advised not to fast

Egypt’s insulin stock to suffice patients’ need for 4 months

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Insulin stock in public and private companies will meet the needs of diabetics for the upcoming four months

Health: We produce 40% of insulin, can meet market needs

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 08:11 GMT

Insulin Medical Professions Company, which Acadima owns 44% of, produces 40% of the insulin market needs.