Egypt bans patients with chronic diseases from performing Hajj

Fri, 24 Feb 2023 - 12:29 GMT

The ban includes people who are the most vulnerable to the risks of infection, according to the controls approved by the Ministry of Health.

Egypt to inaugurate soon 1st oncology center in Kafr el-Sheikh

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 01:03 GMT

After a long wait for around 15 years, Egypt’s Kafr el-Sheikh governorate, in Delta, will inaugurate soon its first oncology center that is aimed to end the suffering of thousands of patients in the governorate, and neighboring governorates.

What you need to know about Egypt’s unprecedented achievements in health insurance system

Sat, 14 May 2022 - 01:24 GMT

The Egyptian state attaches great importance to the health sector, by launching a package of urgent health services to bridge the gap in services that faced shortages.

Health status of volunteers in clinical trials for Egypt’s COVI-VAX ‘stable’: Official

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Nearly 60 days after the clinical trials for COVI-VAX, Egypt’s first coronavirus vaccine, kicked off, Dr. Osama Azmy, the head of the Clinical Trials committee at the National Research Center revealed the health status of the volunteers, and the steps to approve the vaccine.

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam: Refusal of burying COVID-19 victims far cry from morality, humanity, religion

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb called for honoring the dead via accelerating their burial.

Sisi directs to conduct medical tests for Egypt’s National Cancer Institute's patients

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 12:55 GMT

All the people close to the detected COVID-19 patients will undergo the tests.

COVID-19: Egypt records 47 new cases, one death in 24 hours

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 05:59 GMT

The number of those who recovered rose to 182 people, including 132 cases who were discharged from the isolation hospitals so far.

Waiting List initiative: More than 300K surgeries conducted

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 09:09 GMT

Catheterizations topped the performed surgeries by 42 percent followed by ocular surgeries by 33.8 percent, the statement continued.

Salah sends condolences to National Cancer Institute victims’ relatives

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 11:39 GMT

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah commented on the incidents that happened on Monday early hours. A deadly multi-vehicle crash that hit Central Cairo late Sunday, leaving 19 killed and 30 injured.

Attorney General orders investigation into Cairo deadly crash

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 07:08 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney General Nabil Sadiq has assigned South Cairo Prosecution to pursue investigation into a deadly multi-vehicle crash that hit Central Cairo late Sunday, leaving 19 killed and 30 injured.

19 killed, 30 injured after deadly car crash: Health Ministry

Mon, 05 Aug 2019 - 06:49 GMT

Around four serious cases were registered into intensive care, while other injuries varied in levels of bone breaks, and burns.

Hepatitis B treatment affordably available all over Egypt

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 02:42 GMT

Gamal Sheeha, the head of the parliamentary education and scientific research committee.

675K patients received psychiatric services in 2017: Health Ministry

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 12:59 GMT

Psychological health services were offered to 675,000 patients at psychiatric and addiction clinics at hospitals of the Ministry of Health in 2017.

Patients have different hospital outcomes when regular doctors see them

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 01:04 GMT

Many outcomes for hospital patients – including how long they stay and their survival odds after they go home.

Civilians die after last aid agency evacuates C. African Republic town

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 06:49 GMT

Four patients have died in an embattled Central African Republic town, after an attack forced the last charity working there to pull out.

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

60% of depression patients consider suicide: Dr. Naji

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 04:49 GMT

Egyptian psychiatric expert Dr. Hatem Naji warned against symptoms of depression that may appear in parents and transfer to children genetically.

New approaches aim to calm anxiety in cancer patients

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 - 06:50 GMT

Meditation, relaxation and psychological counseling are becoming important tools in the care of people with cancer

Treatment extends life for some with advanced prostate cancer

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 - 06:38 GMT

Adding a new anti-hormonal drug to the standard treatment for advanced prostate cancer has been shown to reduce the risk of dying by almost 40 percent

Upper Egypt gov't campaign diagnose 132k people with HCV

Fri, 05 May 2017 - 04:00 GMT

A total of 132,327 people tested positive for Hepatitis C disease in a governmental survey in Upper Egyptian governorates.