hepatitis c

250K Egyptians diagnosed with liver cancer through presidential screening initiative

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 01:01 GMT

Also, 118,000 were diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver.

Schools students examined for Hep. C using rapid reagents: Official

Sat, 27 Apr 2024 - 10:41 GMT

According to Dr. Dahi, the examination of the students is carried out using rapid reagents.

Egypt screens over 1.9M primary students for Hepatitis C

Thu, 07 Dec 2023 - 11:48 GMT

This initiative aligns with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's directives to continue the program, ensuring Egypt remains Hepatitis C free.

Egypt offers support to Pakistan in eliminating Hepatitis C

Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 11:48 GMT

Dr. Nadeem Jan congratulated Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar on achieving the milestone of eliminating Hepatitis C from Egypt. He also extended gratitude for the warm reception in Egypt.

Egypt receives WHO ‘Gold Tier’ for Elimination of Hepatitis C

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 12:26 GMT

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus handed over on Monday President Abdel Fattah El Sisi the WHO Certification for Hepatitis C Elimination.

Egypt soon to receive certificate of being Hep. C free from WHO

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 - 02:23 GMT

The health units in the various governorates are still performing their role in providing presidential initiative services in the various governorates.

116k patients covered under health program on early detection of cancer: Min.

Wed, 02 Aug 2023 - 06:16 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar has announced that some 116,000 patients have been registered to receive treatment under the program on early detection of liver cancer.

WHO: Egypt to be declared free from Hepatitis C soon

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 09:47 GMT

Egypt will be among the first countries in the world to be declared free from the Hepatitis C virus in the coming weeks by the organization.

Presidential initiative for detecting Hepatitis C among students to last 5 years: Health Ministry

Mon, 17 Apr 2023 - 11:59 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population said that the presidential initiative for the early detection of Hepatitis C for middle school students aims to provide free early examination and treatment services.

Egypt screens 1.26M Grade 7 students for hepatitis C

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 02:11 GMT

That is within a plan to screen 2.2 million pupils at middle schools in the current academic year.

Egypt's presidential initiative treated 4M patients with Hepatitis C: Report

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 07:41 GMT

A report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that the recently held World Economic Forum confirmed that Egypt presented a successful model through its presidential initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C and early detection of non-communicable diseases.

Egypt treats thousands of Africas from Hepatitis C

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:38 GMT

Egypt would run for the leadership of the group to work on accelerating the eradication of hepatitis C by 2030, in line with the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals and the goals of the World Health Organization.

Egypt examined 70M citizens to detect Hep C as part of 100 Million Healthy lives initiative

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 08:46 GMT

The state examined about 70 million citizens to detect hepatitis C as part of the initiative, where: “More than 2.2 million people infected with hepatitis C virus were detected."

Egypt nominated to chair 1st round of Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination starting 20 Sept.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 10:08 GMT

This comes in appreciation of the Egyptian state’s efforts in eliminating Hepatitis C as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry read on Monday.

11.6M students were examined as part of Egypt's nation-wide initiative to detect Hepatitis C

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 11:29 GMT

The work of the initiative includes conducting examinations for students inside schools using rapid reagents.

Egypt submits request to WHO to be declared free of hepatitis C

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Sunday at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA) in Cairo.

Nobel Prize Laureate Harvey Alter hails Egypt for combating hepatitis C

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Alter and two other scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 2020 for the discovery of hepatitis C virus.

Egypt takes steps to make survival rate among patients of liver cancer caused by hepatitis C 90%

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Former hepatitis C patients developed liver cirrhosis, which in turn raised liver cancer cases.

Egypt close to become hepatitis C free: sources to talk shows

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 01:33 GMT

The announcement would be officially made soon.

WHO official praises Egypt’s efforts in eradicating Hepatitis C

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 09:29 GMT

Esmat said that for the first time in the world to test 60 million people for the virus and know that two million people were infected with it.