health

Long Live Egypt provides 200 ventilators since pandemic outbreak

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 12:41 GMT

The fund’s initiative is supporting the ministry’s efforts to supply isolation hospitals.

Egypt asks women to delay pregnancy amid COVID-19

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 03:21 GMT

The virus could cause blood clotting and, consequently, affects the placenta which feeds the baby.

Egypt’s PM announces bundle of measures aimed at co-existing with COVID-19

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 01:43 GMT

The partial curfew is canceled.

Egypt signs deal to receive Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 10:18 GMT

The Egyptian Drug Authority announced signing a deal with AstraZeneca to supply the country with the Oxford University's vaccine for COVID-19.

Egypt signs deal to receive Japan's Avigan, expects to get Oxford University Vaccine

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:39 GMT

After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.

Official says Egypt experiences COVID-19 peak, speculates infections decline in coming weeks

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 10:05 GMT

Egypt recorded, Friday, 1,577 new coronavirus cases, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 41,303.

Elderly to represent 15% of Egypt’s population in 2100

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 10:00 GMT

“This undoubtedly requires more health, social and financial care,” Deputy Minister of Health Tariq Tawfiq said.

Health Ministry calls against bullying COVID-19 patients

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 04:59 GMT

The Ministry of Health published a video on its official Facebook page explaining the danger of bullying coronavirus patients.

Shezlong expands its online mental health services amid Covid-19 pandemic

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 02:01 GMT

In the midst of a worldwide battle against emotional stress due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Cairo-headquartered Online Mental Health Platform "Shezlong" has raised a new investment to expand its services in the Middle East and North Africa region as well as

Prisons sterilized, PCR tests carried out to inmates

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Visits have been suspended as a protective measure against COVID-19.

Minister estimates 40K COVID-19 cases mid-June, presents speculative model of real figures

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 - 01:22 GMT

The number of infections has been increasing by 5.4 percent daily, and the percentage of deaths has been 3.9.

Ministers reveal 7 governorates with top COVID-19 infections, medical care status across Egypt

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 02:53 GMT

Minister of Health and Population and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research held a joint press conference.

More than 10K PCR tests carried out for Egyptian medical staff: min.

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 12:02 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed stated Saturday that more than 10,000 PCR tests were carried out for medical staff.

What support has the Ministry of Health provided to doctors?

Wed, 27 May 2020 - 10:56 GMT

Egypt Today provides information on this support.

Egypt’s Health Minister not infected with COVID-19: official

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 11:48 GMT

Unverified news circulated on social media platforms claiming that the minister self-isolated.

3rd Chinese medical aid to Egypt weighing 30 tons arrives amid COVID-19 crisis

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 11:28 GMT

The shipment is larger than the two previous ones .

Running the tap for 20 seconds wastes 60 liters of water a day

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 10:42 GMT

“It is better to turn off the tap when you wash your hands with soap and re-open it only when needed,” the ministry said

Egypt’s Ministry of Health: Cafes, entertainment venues should remain closed

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 12:34 GMT

The ministry also recommended keeping the ban on weddings and funerals and suspending universities, schools, kindergartens, and nurseries.

IMF says economic outlook worsened since forecast in April

Fri, 08 May 2020 - 12:52 GMT

"We know this crisis isn’t going away anytime soon," Gopinath said. "Things can get worse. The health crisis has not been solved."

Egypt contracts with Gilead to get remdesivir drug for COVID-19 patients

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 07:36 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the first cargo of the medicine will be sent to Egypt.

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