Egyptian exports continue to achieve positive results during 2022, as the medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries sector achieved remarkable increases, bringing the increase rates to 38.8%, as follows.
He pointed out that the prices of medicines were moved in 2016 at a rate of about 7,000 types of medicines, but during the current period there is an increase in prices for only about 10 medicines.
Egypt would start producing COVID-19 drug this month, stressing that these drugs, with adopting preventive measures and vaccines that represent the main and basic prevention in limiting the disease.
The budget of 15 state-covered treatment function codes will increase from LE 4 billion ($225 million) to LE 7.6 billion ($427 million)
Establishing a General Authority for Medicine to monitor the system is a better solution than hiring a deputy minister to solve the shortage of medicine crisis.