The WHO announced that the convoy of aid that arrived in Gaza Strip Saturday through Rafah Crossing consisted of four lorries carrying medicines and medical supplies from the organization.
Grifols Egypt is committed to developing the plasma medicine industry and achieving self-sufficiency in these medicines of high importance to the health system in Egypt.
The volume of Egyptian exports of medicines exceeded $300 million, said the Egyptian Medicines Authority Sunday.
This came as part of the activities of the Environmental Investment Week.
Khalifa said government spending on the health sector in 2019-2020 represented 33 percent of public spending against 28 percent in the previous year.
The meeting discussed the importance of applying the unified procurement mechanism to enhance the authority’s negotiating ability reduce medicine prices, the statement said, noting that unified procurement system provides a mechanism for inventory recycling to achieve “financial rationalization if the recycling operations are successful.”
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In February 2022, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced that six African countries including Egyptian Tunisia would receive “mRNA” technology to produce vaccines against the Coronavirus locally.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed mechanisms to protect children from infection with the syncytial virus.
Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, announced he will launch the national strategy to rationalize the use of antimicrobials.
Head of the Healthcare Committee at the House of Representatives Ashraf Hatem told Al Watan newspaper Saturday that Egypt has no shortage in medicinal drugs.
The aid was sent during the past few days to the residents impacted by the devastating floods, in coordination with the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum, said Al Azhar Sheikhdom in a statement on Saturday.
The Vacsera factory complex, located in October city, is scheduled to produce 400 million doses of veterinary vaccines for bird flu, in addition to 7 other vaccines related to animal production.
Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar received Paolo Argano, CEO of an Italian company specialized in the field of medicine, and his accompanying delegation, to discuss means of cooperation between the two sides.
Egypt will be able to provide a strategic stockpile of medicines, vaccines and serums at a cost of L.E. 2.1 billion, according to Spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.
The two ministers also discussed cooperation in the field of drug production.
Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Acting Minister of Health and Population, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, received Sunday, Yolanda Oil, Minister of Health of the State of South Sudan, at the General Office of the Ministry of Health and Population.
The 1987 Nasser Institute, a massive medical facility in Cairo, will be renovated into an “integrated medical compound,” Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said Monday.
Egyptian Public Prosecution has referred a pharmacist to the criminal court over selling unauthorized herbs and medicines on TV among other charges.
Nearly 60 days after the clinical trials for COVI-VAX, Egypt’s first coronavirus vaccine, kicked off, Dr. Osama Azmy, the head of the Clinical Trials committee at the National Research Center revealed the health status of the volunteers, and the steps to approve the vaccine.