WHO: Egypt managed to eliminate diseases, viruses through '100 Million Healthy Lives' campaign

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 - 06:11 GMT

Speaking at a press conference held by the WHO's regional bureau on Monday on the occasion marking World Immunization Week, Hajjeh added that Egypt has become the first country globally to receive a certificate from the WHO in recognition of its success in eliminating Hepatitis C.

WHO tries to send more aid to Gazans through Egypt: Spokeswoman

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 09:09 GMT

Margaret Harris said that The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to deliver the necessary supplies and aid to the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

WHO assistance sufficient for months arrives in Gaza loaded on 4 trucks

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 08:48 GMT

The WHO announced that the convoy of aid that arrived in Gaza Strip Saturday through Rafah Crossing consisted of four lorries carrying medicines and medical supplies from the organization.

WHO calls on Israel to immediately rescind its evacuation order in north Gaza

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - 09:15 GMT

WHO said that a mass evacuation would represent a disaster for patients, health workers and other civilians who would remain in the area or be trapped during the Mass exodus.

WHO holds health action marathon in Cairo Monday

Mon, 09 Oct 2023 - 09:54 GMT

This came on the sidelines of the opening of the 70th Eastern Mediterranean session of the World Health Organization global conference, which will be jeld this afternoon at the organization’s headquarters in Cairo.

Egypt soon to receive certificate of being Hep. C free from WHO

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 - 02:23 GMT

The health units in the various governorates are still performing their role in providing presidential initiative services in the various governorates.

Egypt unifies efforts with int’l community to eliminate hepatitis by 2030: Health minister

Sat, 29 Jul 2023 - 01:00 GMT

The goal comes in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and World Health Organization (WHO) goals to ensure welfare and prosperity to all, the minister said in a delivered speech at the WHO meeting in Geneva to mark the World Hepatitis Day.

WHO expert: Egypt's gov't spending in health sector in 2019-2020 FY hit EGP 256 bn

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 10:45 GMT

Khalifa said government spending on the health sector in 2019-2020 represented 33 percent of public spending against 28 percent in the previous year.

We appreciate Cairo's efforts to support the returnees from Sudan: WHO in Egypt

Tue, 09 May 2023 - 08:09 GMT

Naima Al-Qaseer confirmed that the cooperation of the Ministry of Health is solid to train specialists for psychological support for the returnees who were subjected to violence and left everything behind.

WHO: Ramesses V believed to be oldest victim of smallpox

Sat, 08 Apr 2023 - 11:42 GMT

Through a short video, the organization told a wonderful story of the eradication of the deadly disease, noting that it was finally eliminated in 1980 thanks to a 12-year global vaccination campaign led by the World Health Organization.

Egypt, WHO representative discuss ways of cooperation in mRNA technology in medicine production

Fri, 13 Jan 2023 - 03:07 GMT

In February 2022, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced that six African countries including Egyptian Tunisia would receive “mRNA” technology to produce vaccines against the Coronavirus locally.

WHO describes Egypt's experience eradicating Hepatitis C as ‘pioneering’

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 10:18 GMT

Dr Naeema Al-Gasseer, World Health Organization [WHO] Representative praised Egypt’s experience in launching health initiatives concerned with humans’ health in the first place.

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 to launch polio vaccination campaign starting Dec. 11: Health minister

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 09:11 GMT

Health and Population Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar announced on Monday that a national campaign to vaccinate children against polio for free across the country will run from December 11 to December 14.

WHO declares Egypt clear of measles, rubella

Fri, 04 Nov 2022 - 11:11 GMT

The World Health Organization's Regional Verification Commission (RVC) declared Egypt clear of measles and rubella for the period 2018-2021.

Egypt's presidential initiative treated 4M patients with Hepatitis C: Report

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 07:41 GMT

A report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that the recently held World Economic Forum confirmed that Egypt presented a successful model through its presidential initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C and early detection of non-communicable diseases.

Sisi: Egypt keen to develop cooperation with WHO

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 09:08 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Tuesday that Egypt is keen on developing cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to enhance the healthcare system and medical services in Egypt.

Health minister, WHO chief participate at ‘Walk the Talk’ event at Child Park

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 04:39 GMT

WHO’s Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Egypt’s Minister of Health Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar along with Sir Magdi Yacoub and Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean inaugurated on Monday the 68th session of Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean at the Child Park in Nasr City.

WHO holds 1st Youth Forum on Health, Climate change

Sat, 08 Oct 2022 - 08:37 GMT

Under the auspices of the Ministries of Health, Youth and Sports, WHO and its partners are holding the First Youth Forum on Health and Climate Change on October 8-9.

WHO’s Director-General inaugurates 68th session of Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 09:14 GMT

After 2 years of being held virtually, the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean will be held in hybrid modality this year from 10 to 13 October 2022.