Memory of the day:- Founding of Egypt's Alexandria in 332 BC

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:40 GMT

On April 7, many important events that changed the world map took place.

70 % of deaths in Egypt are due to chronic diseases: WHO

Mon, 01 Feb 2021 - 02:59 GMT

About 70 percent of deaths in Egypt are due to chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease, stress and cancer according to the World Health Organization official, Randa Abul-Naga

Anti-COVID-19 vaccine to be available in Africa on large scale by 2023: WHO

Tue, 19 Jan 2021 - 02:56 GMT

"The world is on the verge of a moral catastrophic failure that will undermine lives and living conditions in poor countries," the WHO director-general showcased.

WHO: 81,475,053 coronavirus infections registered worldwide in 2020

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The number has increased by more than 692,000 over the past day, RT channel reported Friday, citing data from the WHO.

WHO: No cases of coronavirus variant reported in Egypt

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 10:22 GMT

The WHO highlighted the media's role in promoting health awareness among the citizens, saying that people should apply the social distance, do exercises, and eat healthy food.

WHO: It is too early to expect COVID-19 turning out to be seasonal disease

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 12:47 GMT

No vaccines will be administrated until they are carefully tested by the bodies concerned in each country, he said.

WHO regional adviser warns of increasing rate of COVID-19 infection

Sat, 14 Nov 2020 - 11:00 GMT

she said that people should be vigilant in the coming period, noting that physical distancing is one of the most important means of reducing the spread of the virus.

Egyptian production line ready to produce Chinese anti-COVID-19 vaccine: minister

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 11:26 GMT

The minister noted that a team from the World Health Organization (WHO) evaluated the line, and indicated it is ready to start production.

Egypt’s death toll due to road accidents decline by 44%

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 02:46 GMT

The cabinet’s infograph explains that Egypt recorded 7,000 death cases in 2020, compared to 12,000 cases in 2019.

2,300 undergone clinical trials on COVID vaccine so far in Egypt: Health Minister

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 04:26 GMT

Minister added that 1,770 people among them were subjected to full research, where 498 were excluded.

Egypt has 600 hospitals allocated to deal with 2nd COVID wave: Health Minister

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 03:42 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health Hala Zayed assured that Egypt has a network of 600 hospital across the country prepared to deal with possible rise in infections as part of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO says widespread coronavirus vaccinations are not expected until mid-2021

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 04:01 GMT

None of the candidate vaccines in advanced clinical trials so far has demonstrated a "clear signal" of efficacy at the level of at least 50% sought by the WHO.

British Council in Egypt extends efforts to fight violence against women, defines forms of violence

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

An online discussion titled 'Violence against Women and the Role of The Media and Social Media' took place last week as part of the British Council’s society program ‘A Safe Campus Community for All’.

40 new hospitals worldwide conduct clinical trials for COVID-19 cure: WHO

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Manzary explained that 100 states are participating in the clinical trials, and that a total number of 1.5 million tests for COVID-19 were made available, through WHO, in 129 countries worldwide.

WHO changes COVID-19 mask guidance: Wear one if you can't keep your distance

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 08:35 GMT

The World Health Organization is broadening its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and said Friday it is now advising that in areas where the virus is spreading.

Everything you need to know about safety regulations in Egypt's hotels

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 01:50 GMT

Ministry of Tourism released a video explaining all the precautionary measures taken to protect tourists when hotels operate after a long suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic.

WHO: Around 3.5 mn health care workers in Eastern Mediterranean engaged in COVID-19 response

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 01:23 GMT

"During this time, almost 4 million people have been infected globally, including almost 300,000 deaths," Al-Mandhari said.

WHO: 108 drugs tested for treating COVID-19

Tue, 12 May 2020 - 01:21 GMT

Director of Programme Management for the Eastern Mediterranean at the World Health Organization (WHO) Rana Hajjeh said the coronavirus is not a deadly virus, as 80 percent of the positive cases recovered without treatment.

WHO says global solidarity needed in COVID-19 battle

Sat, 09 May 2020 - 10:58 GMT

"Its eradication stands as the greatest public health triumph in history," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a virtual news conference in Geneva.

WHO says coronavirus cases declining in West Europe, increase in East Europe, Africa

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 09:51 GMT

“These are not just numbers. Every single case is a mother, a father, a son, a daughter, a brother, sister or friend,” he said.