Egypt’s coronavirus cases drop by 50% in a month: health minister

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 04:20 GMT

The number of coronavirus cases has dropped by 50 percent within a month, including those self-quarantining in homes, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.

Vaccination campaign to kick off in Egypt in January: presidential advisor

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt has negotiated with a number of companies developing vaccines, adding that vaccines of Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca will soon be approved in Egypt.

Medical staff at Egyptian quarantine hospitals to receive coronavirus vaccine starting Sunday: officials

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 09:13 GMT

Coronavirus vaccine doses will be provided to the medical staff at quarantine hospitals starting Sunday, January 24, official sources at the Health Ministry told Egypt Today.

129 Egyptian doctors appointed in university hospitals

Sun, 07 Jun 2020 - 09:59 GMT

Cairo University President Mohamed Othman El Khesht approved the appointment of 129 resident doctors at university hospitals for one renewable year.

Egyptian consultant doctor dies with coronavirus, upping toll to 26: Syndicate

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 12:26 GMT

As many as 350 coronavirus cases among doctors have been reported, while the Egyptian Medical Syndicate has called on the government to meet some of the demands related to safety and health of the medical teams inside hospitals.

What support has the Ministry of Health provided to doctors?

Wed, 27 May 2020 - 10:56 GMT

Egypt Today provides information on this support.

President Sisi follows up probe into doctor’s death from COVID-19

Mon, 25 May 2020 - 09:42 GMT

The investigation has been launched upon President Sisi’s directives.

Egypt launches probe into death of doctor from COVID19

Mon, 25 May 2020 - 09:02 GMT

As yet, the number of doctors who died from the COVID-19 reached 19 physicians, while the number of the infected doctors registered more than 350.

Doctor, nurse die from coronavirus as Egypt sees surge in positive cases

Sun, 10 May 2020 - 12:16 GMT

This makes him the ninth doctor to die from the novel virus in the northeastern African country.

Coronavirus meter: 165 infections, 12 deaths among Egypt's medical teams

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 03:33 GMT

Professional syndicates monitor infection cases and deaths among medical teams or the “White army” as known in the media, in a bid to protect them.

Coronavirus death toll rises among Egyptian doctors to 8

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 02:35 GMT

"Professor of Neurosurgery at Al-Azhar University Mahmoud el-Hindawy died of coronavirus," announced Secretary General of Medical Syndicate Ehab el-Tahir.

Nurse in quarantine hospital in northern Egypt dies from coronavirus

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 - 10:05 GMT

The Negila Hospital has been the first quarantine hospital in Cairo since the crisis started in Egypt in February.

COVID-19 in Egypt: New 15 cases recorded among medical staff members

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 02:05 GMT

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate mourned the death of cardiologist Ashraf Adly, who died from the virus in Aswan hospital, Upper Egypt.

Three Egyptian doctors died from COVID-19, 43 others infected

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 11:06 GMT

The number of infections among the medical staff members in Egypt is likely to increase.

Egypt’s NCHR calls for treating Covid-19 victims of medical team as ‘martyrs’

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 09:27 GMT

This came during the council's monthly meeting that was held for the first time via the internet, in order to discuss the measures taken by the government to combat the spread of the virus.

Egyptian Youm7 newspaper launches initiative to back medical staff over coronavirus

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 - 04:36 GMT

Nurses wearing protective suits, prepare a patient with coronavirus to be transferred to Masih Daneshvari Hospital in Tehran. Iran’s 2,987 new coronavirus cases brought the total to 47,593. (West Asia News Agency/Reuters)

NTRA orders free monthly bundle for Egypt's doctors

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 03:33 GMT

The authority said that the decision came as part of directives of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat in support of Egypt’s doctors, who represent the first line of defense against the novel virus.

1st batch of Egyptian doctors to train new health insurance system in UK

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 09:28 GMT

The first batch of Egyptian family doctors picked to be trained on the new health insurance system in London left Cairo on Saturday.

Egyptian doctors take unified online test for medical board certification

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 08:40 GMT

Egyptian doctors applying for the Egyptian board training took a unified online test to determine their level, which is applied for the first time in Egypt.

Cuban doctors head home, leaving Brazilian towns with no care

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Cuban doctors began to return home after criticism by Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro prompted Cuba's government to sever a cooperation agreement.