Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, announced he will launch the national strategy to rationalize the use of antimicrobials.
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.
The World Health Organization's Regional Verification Commission (RVC) declared Egypt clear of measles and rubella for the period 2018-2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Egypt succeeded to be the first country in the world free of the Hepatitis C virus.
Egypt would run for the leadership of the group to work on accelerating the eradication of hepatitis C by 2030, in line with the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals and the goals of the World Health Organization.
Egypt’s ministry of health announced, Monday recording first positive infection of Monkeypox virus for an Egyption citizen. Patient was isolated in the hospital according to the ministry.
That is in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).
There will be several exceptional measures taken by Egyptian airports to reduce any possibility of the spread of epidemic diseases.
World Blood Donor Day is held annually on June 14.
Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Sunday at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA) in Cairo.
Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, said more than 81.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been so far administered to Egyptian citizens and people residing in Egypt.
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.
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The governor gave the remarks while giving go-ahead to the campaign that comes as part of keenness to raise the societal immunity of children against the disease.
Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt fell from 15,000 cases per 100,000 people in 2015 to only 11 cases in 2021, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health, marking the World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year.