Health Insurance

Egypt reveals efforts to provide medical services at state expenses

Thu, 09 Nov 2023 - 11:17 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed its efforts over the past two years to provide medical services within treatment programs at state expense.

Egypt's Comprehensive Health Insurance System to cover all governorates in 10 yrs

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 10:53 GMT

According to what the Ministry of Health previously confirmed, more than 15 health initiatives have been launched for different age groups, all of which provide free services to citizens in various governorates.

Egypt launches 1st insurance system for foreigners at fair price, high quality

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 08:07 GMT

Engineer Hossam Sadiq, Executive Director of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, explained that the authority bears the burden of the costs of treating any disease from the birth of the citizen until his death.

Egypt launches 'Your Road is Safe' initiative targeted at delivery workers

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 02:39 GMT

That is within the government's bid to expand the social safety network among irregular workers.

Highlights: 8 years of unprecedented attention directed to Egypt’s health sector

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt’s health sector has received unprecedented attention over the past 8 years, with a package of urgent health services were launched.

800K disabled persons granted health insurance in Egypt

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 01:10 GMT

Those are the first phase.

Health sector budget in 2021/2022 is 16.2% higher than year before

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 04:20 GMT

The health sector in 2021/2022 is expected to have a budget 16.27 percent higher than that of the year before, highlighting Egypt’s keenness on improving health conditions for patients and staff.

Trial operation of Comprehensive Health Insurance system to kick off in Ismailia

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 03:00 GMT

Chairman of Board of Directors of the General Authority for Health Care Ahmed el-Sobky announced the start of the trial operation of the Comprehensive Health Insurance system in Ismailia.

Egypt launches 1st survey detecting cervical cancer Thursday

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 02:55 GMT

A cooperation protocol to be signed Thursday to start the first medical survey in Egypt to detect cervical cancer.

Egyptian health min. inspects quarantine departments in Luxor airport, says visitors must take PCR test

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed on Sunday affirmed that people willing to visit Egypt from abroad must show negative PCR results before they can enter the country, as Egypt has seen a low number of coronavirus cases compared to June.

Egypt starts applying telemedicine services in health insurance system

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 02:05 GMT

The authority launched a new online application called “Al-Balto" in Arabic and English.

Yemen Airways thanks Egypt for no longer requiring health insurance from Yemeni travelers

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt no longer requires health insurance from Yemenis before traveling to Cairo to facilitate travel for the people who suffer humanitarian crises.

542K citizens registered on New health insurance system in Port Said

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 12:44 GMT

A total of 542, 758 citizens were registered as part of the Universal Health Insurance system in Port Said governorate.

Egypt rapidly moving ahead with new healthcare system

Wed, 20 Nov 2019 - 06:30 GMT

Egypt is moving ahead with the new comprehensive healthcare system at a rapid pace, Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed said on Tuesday.

14,760 citizens registered in new health insurance system in South Sinai

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 02:45 GMT

A total of 14,760 citizens were registered in the new comprehensive health insurance system in South Sinai governorate since October.

Pics: 25-kg tumor removed from woman’s uterus in Beni Suef

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 02:22 GMT

The health insurance hospital of Beni Suef, Upper Egypt, has performed a rare surgery to remove a 25-kilogram tumor from a woman’s uterus.

Arab-German Health Forum reviews Egypt's health insurance system

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 - 10:01 GMT

In a lecture at the 12th Arab-German Health Forum, Mostafa tackled the phased implementation of the insurance system which kicked off in Sinai and Suez Canal governorates.

Universal Health Insurance to be introduced in Ismailiyah January 2020

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 07:00 GMT

The Universal Health Insurance will be introduced in Ismailiyah governorate as a pilot phase starting January 2020.

2nd batch of Egyptian doctors train in London on family medicine

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 - 11:06 GMT

The total number of doctors who will receive training in London is 300, with the pilot stage in Port Said.

Andalusia Group to build 2 hospitals in Cairo, Giza

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 08:36 GMT

The new hospitals will be established with a total cost of LE 1 billion ($60.3 million).