Medicine

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.

Public Prosecution refers ‘Curcumin Doctor’ to criminal trial over selling unauthorized medicines

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 01:45 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution has referred a pharmacist to the criminal court over selling unauthorized herbs and medicines on TV among other charges.

Health status of volunteers in clinical trials for Egypt’s COVI-VAX ‘stable’: Official

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 12:32 GMT

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.

Egypt to acquire tens of thousands of anti-COVID-19 drugs by end of January 2022

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 09:36 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 83.3 percent.

Attempt to smuggle 313 packages of medicines, cosmetics into Egypt thwarted

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 01:46 GMT

The authorities of Cairo International Airport thwarted Tuesday a passenger's attempt to smuggle 313 packages of medicines and cosmetics into the country.

Egyptian president meets with President of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 10:00 GMT

The presidency's statement noted that Taylor hailed the recent signing of a cooperation protocol between her establishment and Egypt's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Thinking.

Egyptian Drug Authority opens an Egyptian-African medicine center in Uganda

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 03:51 GMT

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) inaugurated a drug center under the name “Nile Valley Penta,” at the Egyptian African Medical Center in Jinja, Republic of Uganda.

Egyptian president launches charity caravan that earned 3 Guinness Records titles

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 11:57 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli stated that the caravan - prepared in collaboration with civil society - is worth LE650 million.

Egypt will establish hospital for Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology in Djibouti

Sun, 22 Aug 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Health added that a nursing school will be established in the hospital, in addition to providing a place for ambulances, in order to integrate medical services in the hospital.

Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development provides Burkina Faso with medical equipment, medicine

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 12:46 GMT

A ceremony was held in the headquarters of Burkina Faso Ministry of Health on the occasion of the aid's delivery.

Egypt signs on joining statute for establishing African Medicines Agency

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 10:41 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Ethiopia and its permanent representative to the African Union Osama Abdel Khaleq signed Egypt’s joining the statute establishing the African Medicines Agency.

300 plasma donors registered so far to achieve Egypt’s self-sufficiency of plasma derivates

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 01:13 GMT

More than 300 plasma donors were registered so far since a national project to achieve self-sufficiency of plasma derivatives launched earlier this month.

Egypt to accomplish 20 centers for plasma collection by end of 2023

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 02:56 GMT

Now, Egypt imports its needs of plasma derivatives to treat burn injuries, cancer, haemophilia, and diseases of the liver, kidneys, and immunity.

Additional LE260M allocated to healthcare in Egypt in FY2020/2021 due to COVID-19

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 10:03 GMT

It is noted that the healthcare's share in the FY2020/2021 budget was initially worth LE93.5 billion.

Customs authority ensures immediate release of shipments of vaccines, medicines: minister

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 11:36 GMT

Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has issued directives to head of the Egyptian Customs Authority Shahat Ghatori on speeding up customs clearance procedures for vaccines and medications immediately, even during times of weekends, vacations and days off.

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