She detailed that the initiative is part of the ministry’s keenness to save the lives of all Covid-19 cases.
She added, during a Skype intervention to the "Al-Hekaya" program, that work was done with Sinopharm from the beginning of electronic research.
Sisi urged officials to look for the best offers of the most effective vaccines developed by the international companies.
The MoU aims to continue coordination and communication between the two sides in various health fields.
The aid comes while Egypt is officially facing a second wave of coronavirus.
Minister of Health and Population Dr Hala Zayed met on Thursday with the UAE’s G42 healthcare company CEO Peng Xiao and Chief Operating Officer Mansoor Al Mansoori to discuss supplying Cairo with other batches of the Covid-19 vaccine, Health Ministry spokesman Dr Khaled Megahed said.
The Egyptian Health Ministry on Thursday night said the first batch of the Chinese vaccine arrived at the Cairo International Airport, coming from the UAE.
The priority in distributing the vaccine will be given to the medical staff in isolation hospitals, as well as chest and fevers hospitals, she said.
In a statement, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Megahed said six patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 6,077.
The ministry said it has provided treatment to 1,385,199 citizens free of charge, including 388,170 cases suffering from hypertension and 419,000 cases suffering from diabetes.
Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed on Monday participated in the clinical trial of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine, which Egypt is carrying out, along with many countries including the United Arab Emirates.
This is the highest number of patients to be examined under the “100 Million Lives” initiative in few days, said spokesman for the ministry Khaled Megahed.
Up to 15.000 Chadian people were checked as part of the Egyptian Initiative to cure one million African from Hepatitis C since the implementation of the nitiative last October according to Egypt’s minster of Health Hala Zayed.
Egypt has continued to intensify the airlift scheduled to transport urgent humanitarian aid to Sudan and South Sudan, the military spokesman said, amid deadly floods that hit the country leaving dozens of people dead and tens of thousands of houses damaged.
Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed visited, Wednesday a refugee camp housing Sudanese’ families badly affected by the floods in Wad Ramli area, northern Khartoum.
Three Egyptian military aircraft loaded with foodstuffs and medical supplies arrived in Khartoum and Juba in order to help alleviate the burden facing people in the flood-hit Sudan and South Sudan
Egypt’s Minster of Health Hala Zayed arrived in Sudan, Tuesday to Sudan upon directives from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi leading a high-profile medical delegation to offer medical assistance and help Sudanese to combat the torrential floods which hit the country recently.
Egypt’s Minster of Health Hala Zayed to arrive in Sudan, Tuesday, heading a delegation of 20 doctors in various specialties, nurses and specialists in epidemic control, accompanied by medical supplies and medicines.
Egypt’s Health Minister Hala Zayed on Sunday affirmed that people willing to visit Egypt from abroad must show negative PCR results before they can enter the country, as Egypt has seen a low number of coronavirus cases compared to June.
Egypt has reported 237 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Thursday, up from 89 cases on Saturday, the lowest since April 11, according to Egyptian Health Ministry’s figures, amid the ministry’s warnings of a possible second wave.