health

Senate committee discusses preventing smoking e-cigarettes in public places

Mon, 23 Jan 2023 - 12:55 GMT

The committee also discussed the proposal regarding activating some mechanisms to help raise health awareness within medical institutions.

5 Healthy Foods to Keep You Warm in Winter

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 03:11 GMT

As the temperature drops and winter days get colder, comfort food is what we crave to feel warm and cozy. Honestly, it feels good to be curled up with a hot bowl of soup under a warm blanket. The needs of our body change during winter and accordingly the choices of our food change as well.

Telecom Egypt to connect 90% hospitals to provide remote treatment

Tue, 10 Jan 2023 - 05:22 GMT

Telecom Egypt is working to connect 90 percent of Egyptian hospitals to provide treatment, medical and diagnosis services remotely.

Egypt affirms readiness to assist Somalia with combating terrorism, overcoming challenges ensued from drought

Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 05:45 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with his Somalian counterpart Absher Omar Gamea to confer over bolstering bilateral relations and coordination on matters of mutual interest.

Egyptian president inaugurates projects in Sohag recipient of LE102B-worth of public investments

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 04:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated Thursday a university, hospital, highway and industrial complex in Upper Egypt's Sohag.

Egypt's health ministry approves state-funded treatment for over 3.5M patients

Wed, 04 Jan 2023 - 01:48 GMT

The medical services being provided are worth LE14.516 million.

Egypt screens 1.26M Grade 7 students for hepatitis C

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 02:11 GMT

That is within a plan to screen 2.2 million pupils at middle schools in the current academic year.

Egyptian health minister discusses with Japanese expert transferring experience on organ transplantation

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 01:34 GMT

The country is particularly interested in liver transplant, and children surgeries.

Health Ministry, MSD Egypt act to secure breast cancer treatment at suitable price

Sun, 01 Jan 2023 - 12:48 GMT

The medication should be provided for beneficiaries from the health insurance and treatment-at-state-expense systems, Abdel Ghaffar said, noting that this is done as part of a presidential initiative to support women’s health.

22.5K living with AIDS , receiving full care for free in Egypt: Official

Thu, 29 Dec 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Director of the National AIDS Program at the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr. Heba El-Sayed, confirmed that Egypt has succeeded in providing all treatment lines for AIDS to patients free of charge.

Egypt contemplates creating health, education records of females since birth

Mon, 26 Dec 2022 - 11:25 GMT

The meeting's recommendations also included teaching information on reproductive health at schools starting the next academic year.

Egypt establishes 18 new dialysis units, renovates existing ones

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 12:19 GMT

Seven of the units were dedicated to children.

Egypt's law punishes promotion of rumors related to epidemiological situation

Mon, 19 Dec 2022 - 09:34 GMT

The law stipulates the punishment without prejudice to the provisions of Article 29 of the Press and Media Regulation Law and the Supreme Council for Media Regulation promulgated by Law No. 180 of 2018, and with any harsher penalty stipulated in any other law.

Egypt screened 214K newborns for genetic diseases under presidential initiative

Sat, 17 Dec 2022 - 11:03 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced that 214,000 babies have so far been screened as part of a presidential initiative for the early detection of genetic diseases in newborns.

Egypt's Comprehensive Health Insurance System to cover all governorates in 10 yrs

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 10:53 GMT

According to what the Ministry of Health previously confirmed, more than 15 health initiatives have been launched for different age groups, all of which provide free services to citizens in various governorates.

Egypt screened 25 million students for early detection of dwarfism, anemia over past 3 yrs

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said that work has been resumed on the initiative of the President of the Republic for early detection of diseases (anemia, obesity and dwarfism) among primary school students.

Egypt completely free from polio: Health Ministry Spox

Sun, 11 Dec 2022 - 09:17 GMT

The last case that had been recorded in Egypt was in 2004, he added, noting that the World Health Organization (WHO) declared in 2006 that Egypt was completely polio-free.

Official discloses number of universal health insurance beneficiaries after recent introduction in Egypt's Aswan

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 01:49 GMT

Aswan is the last governorate within the first phase of introducing the system nationwide.

Egypt vaccinated 80% of population with anti-COVID vaccines: Ministry

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 12:02 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that it has vaccinated more than 80 percent of the population, highlighting a great demand by citizens to receive the doses.

Egypt's Health Ministry sets rules to regulate pharmacists' administration of drug through injection

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 11:38 GMT

The decision is meant to guarantee rights of pharmacists and ease the injection process for patients.

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