This came on Thursday on the sidelines of the Global Congress on Population, Health and Development, which started proceedings on September 5 and will last until September 8 under the sponsorship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
The initiative was launched in September 2019.
The initiative aims at detecting hearing impairment among newborns, Abdel Ghaffar added in statements to "Good Morning Egypt" program aired on Channel one TV.
This is part of a state strategy to achieve the sustainable development goals and Egypt's 2030 vision, Abdel Ghaffar noted.
The minister, meanwhile, followed up the rates of messages sent for those who have received two doses of vaccines and have passed a six-month period.
Information and communications technology officers launched a major campaign to prevent cyber crimes.
The Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry denied news circulated by some websites and social media claiming that Saudi Arabia.