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Egypt’s Health Ministry: New monkeypox case confirmed

Fri, 09 Dec 2022 - 05:20 GMT

The Ministry of Health confirmed detecting a new positive case of monkeypox infection in the country for a patient, aged 39 years.

Egypt's Health ministry issues medical guideline to deal with suspected cholera cases

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 11:24 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of health has issued guideline to the hospitals and various health sectors with instructions to deal with cholera cases if they were discovered.

No cases recorded in Egypt with ‘the mysterious hepatitis C’ disease: Health Ministry

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 12:28 GMT

Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that Egypt did not record any case with the mysterious hepatitis C disease that has been detected in several countries around the world.

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.”

World Health Day 2022: Our Planet, Our Health

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7.

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt falls to 11 cases per 100,000 people: Health Ministry

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 01:26 GMT

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.

World Tuberculosis Day 2022: Invest To End TB, Save Lives

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 09:52 GMT

The World Health Organization said in a statement Thursday that 1.5 million people died of tuberculosis in 2020, and that 9.9 million people contracted tuberculosis in 2020.

Covid-19 vaccines, masks, social distancing main protection against new variant Omicron

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 10:39 GMT

Covid-19 vaccines, masks, and social distancing are still the main tools against the new coronavirus varient, Omicron, the spokesperson of the World Health Organization told Nile News T.V. channel on Thursday.

Egypt to vaccinate children aged 12-15 with Pfizer, Sinovac vaccines

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 08:51 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet Spokesman Nader Saad said teenagers aged 12-15 will get Covid-19 vaccination.

MWL chief at Geneva Global Solidarity Conference: Our efforts to confront pandemic are based on Islamic values without discrimination

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 10:06 GMT

Dr. Al-Issa: With our partners, we raised religious awareness to confront the spread of the pandemic, and urge vaccinations and motivate everyone to take vaccinations.

Egypt at ‘lowest level’ of COVID infection list, WHO

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 03:05 GMT

It is absolutely safe to travel to Egypt and enjoy its various touristic cities and archaeological sites.

WHO congratulates Egypt on producing Sinovac vaccine doses

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 11:49 GMT

Naeema Al-Gasseer, the representative of the World Health Organization in Egypt congratulated Egypt for locally producing the first batch of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine

May 31 marks World No-Tobacco Day

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 09:23 GMT

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally, given that it currently kills one in ten adults worldwide.

In pictures: Egypt receives 845K AstraZeneca vaccine doses through COVAX

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 08:52 GMT

This comes as part of 40 million doses set to reach Egypt in succession through COVAX

COVID vaccine is 86% effective preventing infections, 99% in producing antibodies: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 10:09 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry affirmed that Covid-19 vaccine is 86% safe and effective preventing the virus infection.

UK pledges £1M to support Egypt against Covid-19

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 12:09 GMT

The United Kingdom pledged, Monday to offer £1million to back Egypt's battle against Covid-19 pandemic through the World Health Organization (WHO).

Health Ministry warns of neglecting COVID-19 precautionary measures

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:35 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry urged citizens to apply the preventive and precautionary measures against COVID-19, most importantly social distancing, to prevent further spread of the coronavirus throughout winter.

Egypt’s Sisi one of few presidents who pays high attention to public health sector: WHO representative John Jabbour

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Egypt’s Abdel Fatah al Sisi is one of the very few presidents in the world who pays high attention to the public health sector; The World Health Organization Representative in Egypt, John Jabbour said Friday.

Pics: Some Egyptian hotels start receiving nationals after meeting safety standards

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 04:29 GMT

Some hotels in different Egyptian cities were allowed to receive a number of guests, after meeting health and safety standards, in accordance with the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Tourism said in a statement.

Egypt reports 338 new coronavirus cases, lowest in 10 days

Wed, 13 May 2020 - 04:07 GMT

338 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Egypt recently, bringing the total number of cases to 10,431, the Health Ministry said in a statement, amid calls for imposing a total curfew during the coming weeks.