Egypt's Health Ministry advises citizens against overuse of antibiotics

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 09:46 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population said antibiotics are used to kill bacteria or stop their growth, while flu is caused by viruses.

2nd phase of pharmacists' training on rationalizing use of antibiotics to begin in January

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 11:34 GMT

The attendees will be pharmacists working in the Ministry of Health and Population hospitals.

Syncytial virus infections 'not significant,' all cases recover by medication: Egyptian Health Ministry

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 12:34 GMT

Dr. Mostafa Mohammadi, Director of the National Vaccination Center in Vaxera, confirmed in statements that the syncytial virus is rapidly spreading among children, adding, "It will never reach the level of a pandemic and it has existed for many years."

Egypt to launch national strategy to rationalize use of antimicrobials

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 10:31 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, announced he will launch the national strategy to rationalize the use of antimicrobials.

Egypt's Health Ministry clarifies goals of programs to combat misuse of antibiotics

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 11:45 GMT

The ministry further explained the importance of continuous coordination between all sectors of the ministry to provide the required supplies at hospitals.

Black Fungus: What we know so far

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 01:28 GMT

A 62-year old lady in Fayoum, who recently recovered from COVID-19, was diagnosed with the fungal infection.

Egyptian made insulin to be exported to 11 countries

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 04:23 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population revealed on Tuesday closing exportation deals of Egyptian made insulin with 11 countries.

Finish your antibiotics course? Maybe not, experts say

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 12:28 GMT

British disease experts on Thursday suggested doing away with the "incorrect" advice to always finish a course of antibiotics.