Health Minister

Egypt's Health min. witnesses inking of 4 protocols on medical cooperation

Thu, 07 Sep 2023 - 12:47 GMT

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.

New heart institute to be set up as per President Sisi's directives: Egypt's Health min.

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 03:32 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar's remarks came during a surprise visit to the National Heart Institute on Monday to follow up on its work and ensure quality of services offered to patients, said Spokesman for the Health and Population Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.

Health minister heads for Sharm to review COP27 health preparations

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 11:26 GMT

Spokesman for the ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the minister will tour the quarantine department at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport and a number of health facilities in the Red Sea resort city.

Financial incentives to mothers choosing natural childbirth over caesarean

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 11:52 GMT

Egypt’s Health minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that some doctors and families prefer women to perform a caesarean section at most times; however, it’s not always the best solution for the mother.

Egypt's Health ministry reviews report on comprehensive health insurance system

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 03:59 GMT

The report also covered the evaluation of hospital nutrition services, contracts for periodic construction maintenance of the health facilities and their medical and non-medical equipment, security and cleaning services, along with a compulsory training project for all leaders and employees of the authority, its branches and health facilities.

Hearing impairment examination to target all children in Egypt : Health Ministry

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The initiative aims at detecting hearing impairment among newborns, Abdel Ghaffar added in statements to "Good Morning Egypt" program aired on Channel one TV.

Egypt's Health Ministry launches e-model to share citizens' views about services

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 11:33 GMT

This is part of a state strategy to achieve the sustainable development goals and Egypt's 2030 vision, Abdel Ghaffar noted.

Egypt's Health Min.: 1.1 million surgeries operated so far as part of initiative to end waiting lists

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 12:02 GMT

He reiterated the ministry's keenness on offering best medical care in the shortest time possible.

Egypt's Health ministry calls for vaccinating all tourism sector employees

Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 03:07 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Higher Education Minister assigned to perform Health Minister's duties

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 12:43 GMT

Zayed was hospitalized three days ago due to a heart attack after officials at her office were arrested for corruption.

Health min.: President Sisi attaches great importance to offering all means of support to African brothers

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 10:08 GMT

The minister said that cooperation between Egypt and African countries in the health field has been prospering since Egypt's presidency of the African Union in 2019.

Egypt reports 869 new coronavirus cases, 38 fatalities on Friday

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 11:46 GMT

38 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 17,884.

Egypt's Health min. heads for Germany to discuss boosting cooperation in health field

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 - 10:53 GMT

Zayed will also meet with officials of Robert Koch Institute to exchange expertise in the field of public health and facing coronavirus pandemic, Megahed said.

Health Ministry: Vaccination promotion campaign launched in Kafr el Sheikh, Beni Suef, Sharqiya

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 - 03:55 GMT

The 10-day campaign falls within the framework of the directives of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Egypt's Health min. highlights efforts on increasing oxygen strategic stock

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 12:48 GMT

She reiterated on Sunday that a protocol has been developed for the treatment of the coronavirus cases with the best treatment services to overcome the pandemic.

Egypt's Health minister heads for France to probe boosting cooperation

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 10:43 GMT

Zayed will sign a memorandum of understanding between Egypt's National Cancer Institute and France's Gustave Roussy Institute of Oncology.

Health min.: Egypt contracts to receive Bamlanivimab/etesevimab for coronavirus treatment

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 - 01:31 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt has contracted to obtain the Bamlanivimab and etesevimab medicines, whose combination proved effective in treating mild and moderate coronavirus cases.

Egypt reports 47 new coronavirus infections, 6 deaths - Health Ministry

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 12:03 GMT

As many as 656 patients were discharged from hospitals after receiving medical care, taking the number of recoveries to 230,368, the spokesman added.

Political leadership keen to avoid COVID impacts on plans, efforts to improve public health: Min.

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:03 GMT

Zayed’s remarks were part of a speech delivered by head of the health ministry's Central Department of Laboratories Nancy el Gendy on behalf of the minister during the Arab League’s celebration of World Population Day.

Egypt to produce 1st batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine by June 15

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 10:44 GMT

Egypt expected to produce the first batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine by June 15 according to Health Minister Hala Zayed.