Hala Zayed

Egypt allocates 165 ambulances, 11 hospitals to transfer, receive injured Palestinians from Gaza

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 05:33 GMT

The ministry has allocated 165 ambulances to transfer the injured Palestinians, including 50 equipped with intensive care units and ventilators.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 74.4%

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 04:14 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 74.4 percent, after the number of people recovering from the virus increased to 176763 cases, according to the Ministry of Health's statement.

Egypt to receive 4.9 million coronavirus vaccine doses in May: health minister

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 12:36 GMT

Egypt will receive a total of 4.9 million coronavirus vaccine doses this month, Health Minister Hala Zayed said on Wednesday, amid Egypt’s suffering from a surge in coronavirus cases.

Egypt’s health minister reveals 5 governorates with highest rates of coronavirus infections

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 - 02:57 GMT

In a Cabinet meeting, Zayed said 5,845 coronavirus cases have been recorded this week compared to only 1,248 on the same week last year.

Egypt’s VACSERA to manufacture Russian, Chinese Covid-19 vaccines

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 12:08 GMT

The Egyptian Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) announce manufacturing both of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine along with China’s Sinovac.

Egypt’s health minister: 3rd coronavirus wave sees 10% surge in cases worldwide

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 12:36 GMT

She affirming that the surge in cases this month was expected as it coincides with religious occasions, including Ramadan, and related social activities that help the virus to spread.

Egypt to receive 4.5M coronavirus vaccine doses until end of May through COVAX

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 09:37 GMT

Zayed said Egypt has contracted with China’s Sinopharm to receive 20 million vaccine doses

Health min. urges Upper Egypt residents to register online for Covid-19 vaccination

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:55 GMT

The minister thanked the medical teams at Sohag hospitals for their efforts to offer better medical services for the patients during the pandemic.

Egypt's Health min. inspects Upper Egypt hospitals

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 11:42 GMT

Zayed embarked on a field tour on Sunday in several Upper Egypt governorates to inspect isolation.

Egypt’s health minister urges citizens to adhere to preventive measures against coronavirus during Ramadan

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 07:26 GMT

At a press conference she held Thursday to review the developments of the epidemiological situation of the coronavirus in Egypt, Zayed urged citizens to drink more water during Ramadan.

928K Egyptians have so far signed up for COVID-19 vaccine: Health Min.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 11:58 GMT

Egypt has been provided with 1,586,800 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine as of December 2020 through March 31 via Sinopharm and AstraZeneca companies.

Large quantity of coronavirus vaccine to arrive in Egypt within days: health official

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 09:10 GMT

This comes as Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt is expected to receive 5 million AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of this month and another 3 million doses by May.

AstraZeneca vaccine fully safe, not associated with blood clotting risk: Egyptian Health Minister

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 09:45 GMT

Zayed said AstraZeneca allows access to information about its vaccine and has transparency.

Egyptian doctors showed efficiency, dedication in facing coronavirus pandemic: health minister

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 08:25 GMT

Speaking at the 43rd anniversary of the Egyptian Doctor’s Day, Zayed said doctors bravely sacrificed themselves to fight the pandemic, despite all hardships.

Egypt to receive 4 pre-equipped health units; the 1st of its kind in Mideast

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 02:13 GMT

Egypt will receive four pre-equipped health units that are the first of its kind in the Middle East region, as part of the government’s plan to upgrade the health sector in Egypt.

Arab health ministers welcome Egypt's Health Min. proposal to set up Arab drug authority

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 05:01 GMT

Zayed thanked Abul Gheit for his permanent support for rendering the Arab Health Ministers Council's sessions successful, valuing the AL pivotal role in unifying the Arab stances.

Egypt's Health minister, Arab League chief discuss COVID-19 economic repercussions on region

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 03:36 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed discussed, Monday, in a meeting with Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit means to continue extending medical support to Arab countries especially those suffering from economic problems as a result of COVID-19.

Number of daily vaccinated citizens varies between 1,000 to 2,000 people: Egypt’s Health Min. adviser

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 10:43 GMT

The number of daily vaccinated citizens with COVID-19 vaccine varies between 1,000 to 2,000 people, according to Noha Assem, adviser to the Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed.

In pics: Cairo receives 7 people injured in Sudanese Revolution for treatment

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 11:48 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed said the ministry’s hospitals is set to receive 33 injured Sudanese people in succession.

Egypt to issue certificate for people vaccinated against Covid-19

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 08:38 GMT

Egypt’s government will start issuing certificate for those who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 as of next week, Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed revealed Wednesday.