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).
He also underlined the special importance of familiarizing average citizens with the new system's features and advantages.
Egypt's Ministry of Health said that the refugees will benefit from the new comprehensive health insurance services, according to protocols with UNHCR.
The Cabinet information center on Wednesday denied reports on privatizing the new comprehensive health insurance system.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Egypt Office organized on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, the third seminar in Egypt on Universal Health Coverage.
Health directorates in all 27 governorates will ensure that private medical institutions are abiding by the decree.
Ministry of Communication and Information Technology seeks to establish the Information Infrastructure Project of the new health insurance system.
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.
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.
The Egyptian Parliament has approved a number of legislations during the current legislative period
A number of parliamentarians seek to pass a new draft law that sets a minimum wage for hundreds of thousands of janitors
Ismailia has announced a higher state of alert as Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin is set to make a tour in the governorate’s hospitals.