Health Sector

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 implements 289 projects in health sector with a value of LE 9.6B

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 01:24 GMT

This came during the launch of the fifth edition of the follow-up report on program budgets and performance at the sectoral level, which covers the period from (2018-2019) to (2020-2021), reviews all development programs in various sectors, and links them to sustainable development goals.

Egypt receives Canadian grant of $500K to support health sector

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 04:03 GMT

Through the grant, a number of necessary devices and equipment were provided to Sadr Al-Abbasiya Hospital.

NSB supports health sector with LE 21.682M

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 02:12 GMT

The NSB contributed a MRI machine to Cairo University hospital that is worth EGP 13.700 million.

Egypt allocated LE 14.4B for health sector since start of coronavirus

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 12:03 GMT

The government, since the beginning of the "pandemic", has taken immediate measures to support the medical sector.

Egypt signs agreements worth $500M to support health sector

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 01:18 GMT

These were dedicated towards the provision of protective equipment, supplies for medical teams and isolation hospitals, strengthening the capacity of the Egyptian Red Crescent, training medical personnel as well as improving public awareness of the crisis.

World Bank offers Egypt $400M to fund new health insurance system

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 02:25 GMT

This is part of the emergency response project to address coronavirus pandemic; to support the Egyptian government’s efforts to implement the universal health insurance system.

Allocations for health sector in 2020/2021 investment plan hit LE 93.5B: minister

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 01:42 GMT

This came in a report prepared by the Planning Ministry on the state’s approach to develop the health sector in the country amid the impact of the novel coronavirus crisis.

Egypt offers LE 3.8B in additional investments for health sector to face coronavirus crisis

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 10:45 GMT

In statements on Tuesday, the minister said that the world economy enters an unprecedented crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Egypt raises investments in health sector by 69% in 20/21

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 02:39 GMT

The plan also includes the development of 79 hospitals and 294 primary care units in nine governorates.

Madbouli follows up Egyptian delegation's visit to World Health Organization

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 01:52 GMT

Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli followed up on Monday several reports related to the health sector.

Health Ministry recalls valsartan-containing medications

Fri, 27 Jul 2018 - 10:09 GMT

Ministry of Health issued a statement on Thursday to warn against the high blood pressure and heart failure medications containing valsartan.

WB approves to support Egyptian health sector by $530M

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 10:34 GMT

“This is the largest support provided by the Bank to Egypt in the field of health,” Minister of Investment and Governor of Egypt to the World Bank Sahar Nasr noted.

New health min.: Integrated health system needs qualified youth, scientific development

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 12:32 GMT

Zayed said that the country can build an integrated health system by depending of scientific development and qualified youth.

Exclusive - Ep. 2: Yemen's hospitals caught in the fire

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 03:33 GMT

We continue our investigation by monitoring the crimes of the Houthis in the health sector.