What you need to know about Egypt’s unprecedented achievements in health insurance system

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 01:24 GMT

The Egyptian state attaches great importance to the health sector, by launching a package of urgent health services to bridge the gap in services that faced shortages.

Egyptian minister reveals number of classrooms to be built starting July to reduce crowdedness

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 02:30 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Said was addressing the House of Representatives Monday.

Egypt records average COVID daily infection 8 cases, 4 deaths

Sat, 07 May 2022 - 10:13 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that the average number of daily infections with the Corona virus reached eight, during the past week, as part of the necessary monitoring conducted by the ministry according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Nearly 20K psychiatric services offered in 3 months: health min.

Wed, 04 May 2022 - 04:07 GMT

Abdel Ghaffar said psychiatric treatment has been offered to patients in 166,307 visits to outpatient clinics throughout the country.

Egypt to operate 36 medical caravans to remote, low-income areas on May 4-12

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 12:49 GMT

In the end, there will be caravans to 13 governorates at a time on May 11-12.

Discussed: Competencies of Egypt's Law for Care of Mentally ill patients

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Egypt's Law for the Care of the Mentally ill Patient defines the competencies of the Patients’ Rights Care Committee, and stipulates that this committee is responsible for looking after the rights stipulated in this law.

Egypt, WHO discuss mutual cooperation in health field

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:35 GMT

The meeting tackled aspects of promoting cooperation between Egypt and the WHO in the health field to combat tobacco use, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Egypt introduces 1st psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women dubbed 'Safe Woman Clinic'

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 02:22 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Tuesday that Egypt's first psychotherapy clinic dedicated to abused women has been inaugurated in Cairo.

Egypt aims for cooperation with Cuba on vaccine production

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 10:43 GMT

The minister and the ambassador also discussed areas of possible cooperation in the sectors of healthcare and scientific research.

1.719M prep. students examined as part of 100 Million Health

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 01:12 GMT

The health survey is targeting 2.5 million students in the first grade during the current academic year, Abdel Ghaffar said.

WHO Director-General: African countries like Egypt able to produce vaccines, biologics at scale

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 01:03 GMT

edros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday, April 14, 2022, that Egypt, along with Japan and Thailand joined an under-preparation Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) to negotiate “a WHO convention, agreement or other international instruments to strengthen pandemic prevention, preparedness and response.”

162 medical caravans operated at low-income areas in March 2022

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 12:51 GMT

The ministry also indicated the number of citizens who turned up.

Egypt releases figures on birth control services in Q1 of 2022

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Those are offered through mobile clinics, caravans, and door-to-door visit campaigns.

Figure of females screened for breast cancer since launching of Women Health Initiative declared

Sun, 10 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

The service is offered to females aged above 18 at 3,538 healthcare units, and 114 hospitals nationwide.

Egypt announces testing Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs for Salmonella after UK cases

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 12:49 GMT

Samples of Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs will be sent to the labs of the Ministry of Health and Population for analysis.

6 Tips to Keep Dehydration at Bay While Fasting

Tue, 05 Apr 2022 - 01:24 GMT

Here’s how to prevent dehydration while fasting

Egypt aspires to deepen cooperation with EIB in fields of health, education

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 12:13 GMT

Maait also referred to enhancing the participation of the private sector in economic activity; as it is the locomotive of job-rich growth

Average of daily infections with COVID-19 in Egypt reached 559

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 01:37 GMT

It added that the average daily death toll reached eight new cases.

Egypt takes steps to make survival rate among patients of liver cancer caused by hepatitis C 90%

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Former hepatitis C patients developed liver cirrhosis, which in turn raised liver cancer cases.

Egypt launches initiative for early diagnosis of liver cancer

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 09:51 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population launched Sunday an initiative aimed at the early diagnosis of liver cancer, and the treatment of cirrhosis patients.