Ministry of Health

Egypt's Health minister: 376 hospitals nationwide receive COVID-19 cases

Sun, 31 May 2020 - 11:29 GMT

Zayed also directed all hospitals affiliated to the ministry to be on alert to serve the cases of coronavirus.

Egypt's Health Ministry denies applying full curfew

Sun, 17 May 2020 - 09:13 GMT

These are groundless reports, Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said.

Egypt's Health Ministry examines 1.5M suspected cases of coronavirus

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 03:29 GMT

In a statement issued by the Health Ministry on Sunday, April 19, the minister reiterated that the armed forces' support encouraged the medical staff to fulfill their duties to the fullest.

Operations in Shorouk Hospital halted after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 12:03 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health decided to temporarily halt all operations in al-Shorouk hospital in Haram district, Giza, and quarantine all the working staff, after one of its doctors was tested positive for the emerging coronavirus (COVID-19).

Health Min. to launch campaign against measles, rubella March 8

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 - 01:29 GMT

This campaign comes within the framework of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s vision to boost public health that affects achieving sustainable development.

Health Min. tests 360k citizens for neuritis

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 10:06 GMT

The minister has equipped more than 200 permanent centers to provide free treatment for diabetes as part of the 100 Million Healthy Livesinitiative.

Infection control initiative includes 17 governorates: Min.

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 11:26 GMT

This initiative complements President Sisi's initiative to eliminate virus C and to detect non-communicable diseases under the slogan 100 Million Healthy Lives.

350k surgeries performed as part of Sisi initiative to deal with waiting lists

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 12:06 GMT

Zayed announced conducting 349,775 urgent surgeries as part of an initiative launched by President Sisi to avoid waiting list problems in July 2018.

Medical convoys provide free services to 1.8M citizens in 2019

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 12:16 GMT

The ministry provided free medical examination and treatment for 1.8 million citizens during 2019 through 1468 medical convoys across Egypt.

2nd phase of infection control initiative to be launched in January

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 - 12:47 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population revealed that the second stage of the initiative to combat the spread of infection in beauty salons and health clubs will be launched in January in nine governorates.

Nasser Institute, MoH to hold seminar on breast cancer awareness

Thu, 24 Oct 2019 - 07:28 GMT

Nasser Institute for Research and Treatment is organizing a seminar next Tuesday on proper dieting to help treat or avoid breast cancer.

Health Ministry bans all ranitidine medicines

Sat, 21 Sep 2019 - 09:43 GMT

The ministry said samples of the Zantac drug will be analysed by the National Organization for Drug and Control Research.

AIDS patient expulsion from Gharbia hospital investigated

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 09:19 GMT

The ministry said those who mistreated the patient must be held accountable.

All you need to know about objectives of establishing Egyptian Drug Authority

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 - 08:20 GMT

The establishment of these authorities aims at developing the health system and medical industries, providing medication on a regular basis.

Health minister opens revamped cardiac electrocardiography unit at NHI

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 07:50 GMT

Zayed opened on Sunday the cardiac electrocardiography unit at the National Heart Institute after its renovation at costs amounting to EGP 6.3 million.

New health insurance system offers high-quality medical services: Health Ministry

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 01:35 GMT

Egypt's new comprehensive healthcare insurance system guarantees offering high-quality medical services to all segments of the society without any discrimination.

Egypt's Health Ministry provides medical services for 111 AFCON fans

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 - 10:11 GMT

The cases included 98 Egyptians and three African and Arab nationals as well as they received medical aid inside the stadiums.

Sisi orders transferring Egypt’s health expertise to African states

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Sisi met Minister of Health and Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat to discuss cooperation with African states in the health field.

Health Ministry, Italian ENI sign cooperation protocol

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 09:20 GMT

The Health Ministry and Italy's Eni S.p.A. on Monday inked a cooperation protocol aiming at support the Egyptian health sector and benefiting from Italian expertise.

'100 Million Seha' to be extended until May 5: Health Min.

Thu, 02 May 2019 - 10:02 GMT

The initiative was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi under the title "100 Million Health" to eradicate Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and chronic diseases.