Mental Health

Mina El-Naggar, Louise Johansson, Nada Abou Farahat participate in 'Mental Health Challenges in Film Industry' panel in Malmö Arab Film Festival

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 11:47 GMT

Mina El-Naggar, Louise Johansson and Nada Abou Farahat participate in 'Mental Health Challenges in Film Industry' panel in Malmö Arab Film Festival.

Mental Health Stigmas We Need to Break

Tue, 10 Oct 2023 - 04:08 GMT

Not too long ago, had anyone mentioned seeking help from a therapist or a psychiatrist, probably they were shunned one way or another, if not in a way so obvious, at least they were given a puzzled look.

What rights does psychiatric patient enjoy under Egypt's law?

Thu, 14 Sep 2023 - 10:05 GMT

The law also stipulates that the psychiatric patient shall enjoy the following rights:

100-Day Health initiative offered 518,943 services nationwide

Mon, 14 Aug 2023 - 12:05 GMT

Health and Population Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said Monday that the presidential initiative to support women's health achieved highest rates in the first and periodical visits on the 17th day.

100 Healthy Days initiative provides 390,830 services in 24 hours

Sun, 06 Aug 2023 - 01:33 GMT

In a statement on Sunday, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the campaign included 14,785 services for supporting women's health.

Egypt's Mental Health Act punishes ill-treatment of patients by prison, fine

Thu, 27 Jul 2023 - 07:52 GMT

Egypt's Psychiatric Patient Care Law specifies guarantees to protect the mentally-ill patients if he is subjected to insult or ill-treatment.

Egypt's Health minister probes preparations for hosting Int'l conference on population

Sun, 18 Jun 2023 - 11:13 GMT

The minister highlighted current major challenges besetting the entire globe that require further international cooperation and integration to address all issues, he said.

All you need to know about Egypt's National Council for Mental Health competencies

Tue, 18 Apr 2023 - 12:54 GMT

In this story, et sheds the light on the process of issuing a law protecting mentally ill patients, in addition to revising the regulations of the current Mental Patient Care Law under Egypt’s National Council for Mental Health, which was formed in 2020.

5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 01:33 GMT

It’s no surprise to say that stress is a common issue for all of us that we face quite a lot and might not know how to handle. However, everyone’s battle is different and each one of us has their share of hurdles to deal with.

Accreditating mental health centers as part of Egypt's comprehensive insurance system is being studied: Official

Wed, 12 Apr 2023 - 11:19 GMT

The authority is studying the approval of providing mental health services to beneficiaries of the comprehensive health insurance system.

70K visited Egypt's first online platform for mental health and addiction

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 01:22 GMT

Dr. Hayam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said that this comes within the framework of the interest the ministry attaches to psychological support services, psychological counseling and addiction treatment, as efforts continue to educate citizens on how to obtain medical consultations for mental health, through the electronic platform.

On Int’l Women’s Day: Yes, adult women can have ADHD.

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 08:41 GMT

Read on the struggle of two women with ADHD.

Health minister highlights importance of supporting youth's effective participation in climate work

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 12:03 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar has stressed the importance of supporting the youth's effective participation in the climate work.

5 Therapeutic Activities That Will Make You Feel Good Instantly

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 04:29 GMT

These activities will just shift your mood into happy vibes the moment you start.

49K people visited Egypt's 1st digital platform for mental health services

Thu, 20 Oct 2022 - 07:54 GMT

A total of 49,000 people visited the national electronic platform for mental health services and addiction treatment, which is considered the first of its kind in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Discussed: Competencies of Egypt's Law for Care of Mentally ill patients

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt's Law for the Care of the Mentally ill Patient defines the competencies of the Patients’ Rights Care Committee, and stipulates that this committee is responsible for looking after the rights stipulated in this law.

Egypt launches 1st platform in Eastern Mediterranean for mental health, addiction treatment services

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday launching the first national electronic platform in Egypt for mental health services and addiction treatment free of charge.

Do You Check in with Yourself? 20 Self-Care Rituals to Practice Every Day

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 05:35 GMT

hen was the last time you slowed down the pace of your life and paused to check in with yourself?

Egypt records over 2.5K suicide cases in 2021

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 - 11:33 GMT

The National Council for Criminal and Social Research recommended a number of measures to reduce that phenomenon.

New Year’s Social Media Detox

Tue, 28 Dec 2021 - 04:05 GMT

If you want to give yourself a little break from social media this one is for you