Ministry of Health

Presidential initiative on self-isolation cases to kick off Wednesday: Egypt's Health Min.

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 10:55 GMT

She detailed that the initiative is part of the ministry’s keenness to save the lives of all Covid-19 cases.

Egypt’s recovery rates of COVID-19 reaches 82.1% at isolation hospitals

Wed, 30 Dec 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Ministry of Health announced, Wednesday that the recovery rates from Coronavirus pandemic at isolation hospitals hit 82.1 percent, after the total number of recovered cases have reached 111,040.

Covid’s new strain likely to exist in Egypt: Ministry of Health official

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 09:50 GMT

Covid’s new strain, which has been announced to be found in Britain is likely to exist in Egypt according to Mohamed al Nady, member of the scientific committee to confront Coronavirus at the Ministry of Health.

Egypt to start vaccinating doctors, medical workers next week

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 09:04 GMT

Egypt’s head of the scientific committee to combat coronavirus affiliated with the Ministry of Health, Hussam Hosni, said Monday that they will start vaccinating doctors and medical workers starting next week.

AIDS infection rate in Egypt does not exceed 0.02%: Health Ministry

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Up to 13,000 Egyptians are living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) as revealed by Ministry of Health and Population, Monday.

Egypt’s Coronavirus infection rate is stable: official

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 10:57 GMT

Coronavirus infections in Egypt have reached the stage of stabilization according to Hossam Hosni, head of the Ministry of Health's scientific committee to combat the coronavirus.

Egypt’s COVID-19 recovery rate hits 78.2%

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 01:52 GMT

Egypt’s recovery rate of coronavirus hit 78.2 percent recovery rate, Monday according to Ministry of Health.

Egypt’s Health Ministry urges Senate voters to commit to COVID-19 precautionary measures

Wed, 12 Aug 2020 - 01:27 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health urged all voters not to abandon their face masks during casting their ballots, Wednesday, in order to avoid spreading COVID-19 among citizens.

Egypt's COVID-19 recovery rate hikes to 44.9 %: Health Min.

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Statistics for the Ministry of Health and Population revealed, Monday that the recovery rates for people infected with coronavirus in quarantine hospitals have risen to 44.9 percent for the first time since the beginning of the crisis.

Egypt's COVID-19 recovery rate hikes to 28.1%, highest since mid-February: Health Ministry

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 04:48 GMT

COVID-19 patient's recovery rate in Egypt hiked to 28.1 percent, marking highest rate since the beginning of the crisis in mid-February, Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population revealed.

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.