Health Insurance

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).

Sisi follows up arrangements for activating new healthcare insurance system in Port Said

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 - 10:19 GMT

He also underlined the special importance of familiarizing average citizens with the new system's features and advantages.

Refugees to benefit from health insurance services: Source

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Health said that the refugees will benefit from the new comprehensive health insurance services, according to protocols with UNHCR.

Cabinet denies privatizing new health insurance system

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:18 GMT

The Cabinet information center on Wednesday denied reports on privatizing the new comprehensive health insurance system.

JICA holds 3rd seminar in Egypt on Universal Health Coverage

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 02:53 GMT

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Egypt Office organized on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, the third seminar in Egypt on Universal Health Coverage.

Decree urges private healthcare providers to indicate fees

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Health directorates in all 27 governorates will ensure that private medical institutions are abiding by the decree.

Plan set to achieve digital country

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 - 08:32 GMT

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology seeks to establish the Information Infrastructure Project of the new health insurance system.

Economic reforms to increase expenditures on citizen’s services: Minister

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 - 11:44 GMT

This came during his speech at the session on the development of the health insurance system as part of the second day of the Sixth National Conference for Youth.

Challenges to be faced to put into force health insurance law: Health min.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 11:18 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed asserted on Sunday that the Ministry will take all the necessary measures to face the challenges of putting into force the law of health insurance.