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.
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.
Through the grant, a number of necessary devices and equipment were provided to Sadr Al-Abbasiya Hospital.
The NSB contributed a MRI machine to Cairo University hospital that is worth EGP 13.700 million.
The government, since the beginning of the "pandemic", has taken immediate measures to support the medical sector.
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.
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.
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.
In statements on Tuesday, the minister said that the world economy enters an unprecedented crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The plan also includes the development of 79 hospitals and 294 primary care units in nine governorates.
Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli followed up on Monday several reports related to the health sector.
Ministry of Health issued a statement on Thursday to warn against the high blood pressure and heart failure medications containing valsartan.
“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.
Zayed said that the country can build an integrated health system by depending of scientific development and qualified youth.
We continue our investigation by monitoring the crimes of the Houthis in the health sector.