The initiative was launched in September 2019. A total of 253,981 children would be re-examined, a week after the first screening at the same unit, Health Ministry Spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.
Today marks the birth anniversary of Helen Adams Keller, who is considered one of the most prominent figures of the modern era.
The five-day conference, to be hosted by Sharm El Sheikh, comes within the framework of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's great attention to people with special needs.
The first play performed in sign language, "Al- Etr,” will stage El-Taliaa Theater starting December 6.
August 24 marks the 52nd birthday of Academy Award Winning actress and deafness activist, Marlee Matlin.
For the first time in Egyptian cinema a local film will feature an all-hearing impaired cast, , Al Monitor reported on Monday.