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.
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.
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.
That is within the government's bid to expand the social safety network among irregular workers.
Egypt’s health sector has received unprecedented attention over the past 8 years, with a package of urgent health services were launched.
Those are the first phase.
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.
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.
A cooperation protocol to be signed Thursday to start the first medical survey in Egypt to detect cervical cancer.
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.
The authority launched a new online application called “Al-Balto" in Arabic and English.
Egypt no longer requires health insurance from Yemenis before traveling to Cairo to facilitate travel for the people who suffer humanitarian crises.
A total of 542, 758 citizens were registered as part of the Universal Health Insurance system in Port Said governorate.
Egypt is moving ahead with the new comprehensive healthcare system at a rapid pace, Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed said on Tuesday.
A total of 14,760 citizens were registered in the new comprehensive health insurance system in South Sinai governorate since October.
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.
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.
The Universal Health Insurance will be introduced in Ismailiyah governorate as a pilot phase starting January 2020.
The total number of doctors who will receive training in London is 300, with the pilot stage in Port Said.
The new hospitals will be established with a total cost of LE 1 billion ($60.3 million).