Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
Turkish Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca has praised the Egyptian-Turkish relations during the ongoing crisis in Gaza as a great example to be followed in terms of cooperation between countries.
Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Saturday that Egypt receives 40-50 injured Palestinians everyday and is capable to receive much more on a daily basis.
Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday, that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attaches great importance to implementing a comprehensive medical city for the General Organization for Teaching Hospitals and Institutes (GOTHI) in accordance with relevant international standards.
The goal comes in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and World Health Organization (WHO) goals to ensure welfare and prosperity to all, the minister said in a delivered speech at the WHO meeting in Geneva to mark the World Hepatitis Day.
Egypt’s newly-launched “100 Healthy Days” healthcare campaign that targets 105 million people nationwide has provided over 3.6 million services since it kicked off on 25 June until Tuesday.
During the minister's weekly meeting with the top officials and heads of basic sectors at the ministry via videoconference, Abdel Ghaffar said the ministry will start its work in its new premises officially next month at the directives of the political leadership.
Egypt has witnessed a slight and gradual rise in coronavirus cases since mid-January, Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Wednesday.
Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced vaccinating more than 3.2 million children, who ages five years or less, during the latest limited vaccination campaign in Cairo and Giza earlier this month.
During the meeting, Sisi ordered providing medical staff in basic care units with all medicines and devices required to help them perform their role optimally, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.
This came during his meeting on Tuesday with Olfat Ghorab, the board chairman of the Arab Company for Drug Industries and Medical Appliances (ACDIMA), on the sidelines of his inspection tour of factories of South Egypt Drug Industries Co., SEDICO Pharmaceuticals Company and the Medical Union Pharmaceuticals (MUP).
Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar affirmed on Monday that the launch of the national strategy to rationalize the use of antimicrobials is a step that protects the health of Egyptians from its risks, noting that the wrong use of antimicrobials causes the death of 5 million citizens globally every year.
Abdel Ghaffar made the remarks during his participation in the closing session of the 3rd High-level Ministerial Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) held in Oman on 24-25 November.
Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and his Qatari counterpart, Hanan Al-Kuwari, met to discuss furthering cooperation on the sidelines of the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Doha.
According to a statement by the Ministry of Health, the complex, which belongs to Egypt’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA), was constructed in cooperation with the Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac over 3,180 square meters.
Abdel Ghaffar’s remarks were made during the opening of a vaccine cooling and storage complex of the country’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) in the Sixth of October city in Giza.
Egypt’s Health minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that some doctors and families prefer women to perform a caesarean section at most times; however, it’s not always the best solution for the mother.
Egypt’s Health and Population Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar reviewed during a cabinet meeting on Wednesday a report on the latest developments on the spread of coronavirus and monkeypox at the local and global levels.
Ghaffar will assume the position of Minister of Health and Population, who previously held the position of Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Acting Minister of Health and Population.
Egypt has reported an average of 182 daily coronavirus cases over the period from 6-10 August and 17 cases have died during the same period, Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday.
Egypt’s Minister of Higher Education and Acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said that no cases of monkeypox virus have been reported in Egypt so far.