Hepatitis C Virus

WHO describes Egypt's experience eradicating Hepatitis C as ‘pioneering’

Mon, 12 Dec 2022 - 10:18 GMT

Dr Naeema Al-Gasseer, World Health Organization [WHO] Representative praised Egypt’s experience in launching health initiatives concerned with humans’ health in the first place.

World Health Organization lauds Egypt’s ‘100 Million Seha’ initiative

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 06:06 GMT

Egypt succeeded to be the first country in the world free of the Hepatitis C virus.

Health Ministry to set up 4 medical centers in Africa

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 12:05 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed said Wednesday that the ministry started setting up four medical care centers in Africa starting with Chad.

U.S. Company to supply new treatment for eliminating HCV among adolescents

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 - 03:04 GMT

The U.S. company manufacturing the treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) will supply Egypt with a new treatment to eliminate the virus among adolescents.

Egypt to launch largest anti-Hepatitis C campaign ever in October

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 04:35 GMT

Egypt will launch the largest medical campaign in the world next October to detect and treat Hepatitis C virus for 50 million citizens.

Egypt, Argentina mull signing barter deal

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 02:48 GMT

Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil revealed that signing barter deals between Egypt and Argentina are currently being probed through which Egypt would provide the Argentine

600,000 hepatitis C patients are treated with local drugs yearly

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 03:58 GMT

An estimated 600,000 Egyptian people will be treated from chronic hepatitis C virus during this year using local medicines.

Egypt to be free from Hepatitis C in a year: Minister of Health

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 04:47 GMT

Minister of Health stressed on Saturday that Egypt has become the world's target in the treatment of HCV after great efforts in providing free treatment for patients

Health Ministry launches 70 new HCV medication outlets

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 11:48 GMT

The prevalence rate of HCV reached 14.5 percent in 2008; a percentage that the state aims to curb by 2022.

Fighting Hepatitis C: Egypt treats 1.8M since 2014

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 09:41 GMT

Egypt treated 1,800,000 Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients since October 2014 and the challenge remains in diagnosing unaware patients.

Health Ministry to treat 400K Hepatitis C patients in 2017

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 06:35 GMT

The Ministry of Health’s National Committee for the Control of Viral Hepatitis (NCCVH) is targeting the treatment of 400,000 Hepatitis C patients during 2017