World Health Organization
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus handed over on Monday President Abdel Fattah El Sisi the WHO Certification for Hepatitis C Elimination.
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.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi called on the world leaders to work tirelessly toward investing in health, as one of the major priorities at the international level.
The Ministry of Health confirmed detecting a new positive case of monkeypox infection in the country for a patient, aged 39 years.
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.
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.
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 is celebrated annually on April 7.
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.
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, 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’s Cabinet Spokesman Nader Saad said teenagers aged 12-15 will get Covid-19 vaccination.
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.
It is absolutely safe to travel to Egypt and enjoy its various touristic cities and archaeological sites.
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
Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally, given that it currently kills one in ten adults worldwide.
This comes as part of 40 million doses set to reach Egypt in succession through COVAX
Egypt’s Health Ministry affirmed that Covid-19 vaccine is 86% safe and effective preventing the virus infection.
The United Kingdom pledged, Monday to offer £1million to back Egypt's battle against Covid-19 pandemic through the World Health Organization (WHO).
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.