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LE 7.5M allocated as draft budget for treating citizens at state's expenses in Egypt

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 06:48 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population said that Egypt's treatment database is the strongest therapeutic database in the Middle East, and is designed to serve decision-making in the areas of prevention and treatment, regardless of the therapeutic service system used.

3.673M children examined for hearing impairment: Egypt's Health min.

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 12:27 GMT

The initiative was launched in September 2019.

Egypt's Health min. urges signing coop. protocols with Italy's San Donato Hospital Group

Sun, 11 Sep 2022 - 11:52 GMT

The minister's visit was part of a field tour covering a number of healthcare facilities in Cairo and Giza.

Egypt's Health Ministry: Treatment at state expense hit LE 1.4B in Aug. 2022

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 02:32 GMT

The Health and Population Ministry said 340,333 decisions were issued during August 2022 to treat patients, especially underprivileged Egyptians, at state expense at a total cost of over LE 1.415 billion.

Egypt eyes medical tourism from Africa, Arab World

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 02:35 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare Ahmed al-Sobky told press Thursday that the entity works on creating a strong consortium of private and public hospitals.

No conflict between obtaining both seasonal flu and COVID vaccines: Health Spox

Sat, 27 Aug 2022 - 09:10 GMT

The seasonal influenza vaccine reduces the chances of contracting the disease and protects against complications

Egypt prepares Sharm el-Sheikh Int'l Hospital to be 1st green hospital ahead of COP27

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt is preparing Sharm el-Sheikh International Hospital to be a model for the first green hospital in the country as part of Egypt's preparations for hosting the United Nations Climate Change Conference in its next twenty-seventh session. COP27 Sharm El Sheikh next November.

Egypt to launch 52 medical caravans nationwide in tandem

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 07:15 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday that it is launching 52 medical caravans nationwide on August 11.

Egypt purchases 12 electric scooter ambulances to be 1st of their kind in the country

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 05:20 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Tuesday the purchase of 12 scooter ambulances.

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.

Free smoking cessation services introduced at Egypt's public hospitals

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:01 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar announced Monday introducing free-of-charge smoking cessation services.

Egypt issues guideline, activates rapid response team to detect monkeypox

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that no positive cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Egypt so far.

Egypt issues guideline, activates rapid response team to detect monkeypox

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that no positive cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Egypt so far.

Egypt's president allocates LE600M to carrying out surgeries for patients on waiting lists

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 08:33 GMT

One week after instructing the government to expand the social safety network, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made steps to bolster healthcare services provided to low-income citizens as well as support to university students.

Egypt to sign contract with private firm to process donated plasma

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 05:24 GMT

The Cabinet approved Thursday a contract between the Ministry of Health and Population, and the Spanish company.

Egypt transports on military jet Libyan blast patients to Cairo for treatment

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 04:16 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces declared Wednesday that a medically-equipped Lockheed C-130 Hercules jet had transported dozens of the injured in the fuel truck blast, that occurred on Monday in Libya's Bent Beih City.

Egyptian government details plan for healthcare at countryside within 'Decent Life' initiative

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 11:55 GMT

The initiative was launched in 2021 and is estimated to be completed in 2025.

Egypt introduces dentistry clinics in 12 public hospitals providing services almost free of charge

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population indicated in a press statement Tuesday that dentistry clinics had been recently introduced in 12 public hospitals to offer their services almost free of charge.

Global trend to provide double vaccine for both COVID, seasonal influenza mulled: Health Ministry Spox

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 12:26 GMT

He explained that Egypt is waiting for the final decision in this regard to start using it.

Cairo Airport announces new intensive precautionary measures to limit monkeypox spread

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 09:22 GMT

There will be several exceptional measures taken by Egyptian airports to reduce any possibility of the spread of epidemic diseases.

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