Egypt wins membership of African Medicines Agency

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 11:29 GMT

The announcement came during the activities of the 3rd exceptional conference for the parties of AMA Treaty held in Addis Ababa for three days.

Egypt contemplates drug approval in Cameroon

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 12:51 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Cameroon Dalia Fayez met earlier this week with Secretary General of the Presidency Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh.

WHO assistance sufficient for months arrives in Gaza loaded on 4 trucks

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 08:48 GMT

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.

Egypt establishes 1st factory for plasma derivatives in New Administrative Capital

Tue, 03 Oct 2023 - 11:53 GMT

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.

Egypt’s medical exports amount to $1B

Sun, 13 Aug 2023 - 11:23 GMT

The volume of Egyptian exports of medicines exceeded $300 million, said the Egyptian Medicines Authority Sunday.

What you need to know about Egypt's 1st environmentally friendly pharmaceutical factory

Tue, 04 Jul 2023 - 09:23 GMT

This came as part of the activities of the Environmental Investment Week.

WHO expert: Egypt's gov't spending in health sector in 2019-2020 FY hit EGP 256 bn

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 10:45 GMT

Khalifa said government spending on the health sector in 2019-2020 represented 33 percent of public spending against 28 percent in the previous year.

Egypt’s PM assured of availability of sufficient stocks of various medical supplies

Sun, 21 May 2023 - 07:24 GMT

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.”

Report: How medicinal bottles are manufactured

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 02:15 GMT

Never thought how medicinal bottles are made? Read this report.

Egypt, WHO representative discuss ways of cooperation in mRNA technology in medicine production

Fri, 13 Jan 2023 - 03:07 GMT

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.

Health Ministry reveals mechanisms to protect children from synctytial virus

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 10:56 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed mechanisms to protect children from infection with the syncytial virus.

Egypt to launch national strategy to rationalize use of antimicrobials

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 10:31 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, announced he will launch the national strategy to rationalize the use of antimicrobials.

Local companies fulfill 90% of Egypt's needs of medicinal drugs: MP

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 12:12 GMT

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.

Egypt’s Al Azhar sends Sudan urgent medical, food aid

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 08:11 GMT

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.

VACSERA proceeds to localize pharmaceutical industry in Egypt as per leadership directives: Chairman

Wed, 13 Jul 2022 - 10:39 GMT

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.

Egypt produces 80% of local market's needs of medicine: Minister

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 12:55 GMT

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 develops 153 fever hospitals during COVID; has sufficient stock of vaccines: Spox

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 12:39 GMT

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.

Egypt ready to provide medical treatment to Malawian patients in its hospitals

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 02:44 GMT

The two ministers also discussed cooperation in the field of drug production.

Egypt is keen on supportng the elimination of Hepatitis C in South Sudan: Minister

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 11:55 GMT

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.

Nasser Institute Hospital to be renovated into 'medical city' with research center

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 02:43 GMT

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.