Ministry of Health
Zayed also directed all hospitals affiliated to the ministry to be on alert to serve the cases of coronavirus.
These are groundless reports, Health Ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed said.
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.
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).
This campaign comes within the framework of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s vision to boost public health that affects achieving sustainable development.
The minister has equipped more than 200 permanent centers to provide free treatment for diabetes as part of the 100 Million Healthy Livesinitiative.
This initiative complements President Sisi's initiative to eliminate virus C and to detect non-communicable diseases under the slogan 100 Million Healthy Lives.
Zayed announced conducting 349,775 urgent surgeries as part of an initiative launched by President Sisi to avoid waiting list problems in July 2018.
The ministry provided free medical examination and treatment for 1.8 million citizens during 2019 through 1468 medical convoys across Egypt.
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 for Research and Treatment is organizing a seminar next Tuesday on proper dieting to help treat or avoid breast cancer.
The ministry said samples of the Zantac drug will be analysed by the National Organization for Drug and Control Research.
The ministry said those who mistreated the patient must be held accountable.
The establishment of these authorities aims at developing the health system and medical industries, providing medication on a regular basis.
Zayed opened on Sunday the cardiac electrocardiography unit at the National Heart Institute after its renovation at costs amounting to EGP 6.3 million.
Egypt's new comprehensive healthcare insurance system guarantees offering high-quality medical services to all segments of the society without any discrimination.
The cases included 98 Egyptians and three African and Arab nationals as well as they received medical aid inside the stadiums.
Sisi met Minister of Health and Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat to discuss cooperation with African states in the health field.
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.
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.