President Abdel Fatah al Sisi at the closing session of two-days Arab and African Youth Forum held in Aswan city in March last year announced a new initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C among one million African citizens.
Further, Egypt is preparing a shipment of children medicines that weighs 1.325 tons
In 2019, Egypt took over the presidency of the African Union for the first time since its founding in 2002. Cairo was keen on making a difference during that year for the continent and its own relationship with African nations.
The ministry added that nearly 10333 citizens have been tested in South Sudan when Egypt’s first medical team was sent to the country in September 2019.
The strategic stock of hepatitis C medication is available and provided for free for all patients when needed, according to Ministry of Health on Wednesday.
It also called on media outlets and social media users to be careful and verify the accuracy of any information before being published.
Egypt launched 32 projects in Africa and organized more than 1,500 training activities for African youth and professionals in one year.
Only 20 percent are imported.
Radi said that the presidential decree to increase the minimum wage included 3,200 government bodies, 721 of whom have not yet got the new rise.
In just a couple of days, the number of South Sudanese citizens screened for Hepatitis C by the Egyptian medical mission has almost tripled to become 676.
The Egyptian medical team has been joined by a local one in order to deliver the service for citizens within an adequate duration.
The medical team's arrival came shortly after the opening of the first Hepadnaviridae unit at the Egyptian clinic in Juba, under the slogan 'Long Live Egypt, Africa.'
The World Health Organization Director-General, on Wednesday, has called Egypt's 100 Million Seha (Health) medical initiative the biggest campaign to be implemented by a state, adding it had been a success worldwide, Egypt's Health Ministry said in a stat
Those proven to need surgery will receive free treatment and periodic follow-up until the age of two.
100 Million Seha presidential medical campaign continues its efforts to serve the deaf and mute people through sign language interpreters.
25 tons of medicine and other medical requirements were sent to Sudan.
Nassar said that she only decided to travel to the U.S. when she found that she had hepatitis C, as treatment was not provided in Egypt at the time.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's initiative also includes refugees residing in Egypt, Madbouli said during the meeting.
The Ministry of Health and Population is now implementing the third phase of the ‘100 Million Seha’ to end Hepatitis C in Egypt in seven governorates.
The statement revealed that as many as 6,999,000 citizens had been screened for HCV in Cairo so far, out of a total of 7,760,000 targeted for screening.