That is because a law was promulgated making screening for drug use among civil employees mandatory.
Nearly 6,000 recovered addicts were engaged in a vocational training program, announced the Egyptian Minister of Minister of Social Solidarity and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fund for Combating and Treating Addiction and Abuse Dr. Nevin Al-Qabbaj.
A delegation from the United Nations Organization on Drugs and Crime visited Cairo to transfer the Egyptian experience in treating and rehabilitating addicted patients to Iraq.
A 62-year old lady in Fayoum, who recently recovered from COVID-19, was diagnosed with the fungal infection.
The Lebanese Presidency announced Saturday seizing a huge shipment of hashish in the Port of Sidon Jieh before it was set to be smuggled into Egypt.
Subsidized drugs include insulin among others.
The Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer al-Refai posted Sunday a press release showcasing the efforts of the Border Guards over the past month.
One police officer and other three criminals were killed, Monday in exchange of gunfire in Egypt’s Damietta according to Ministry of interior.
Two criminals were killed in an exchange of gunfire with the security forces, Monday in a ride on a hideout involved in narcotic trade
The Ministry of Interior released on Saturday a statement detailing its achievements over one week.
This comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to combat crime in all forms, especially in the field of drug trafficking.
A total of 256 cafes, 9 educational centers and 9,912 shops have been shut down due to violations of anti-Covid-19 measures, while 66,836 public transport drivers have been apprehended for failing to wear a mask.
Around 269 million people used drugs worldwide in 2018, which is 30 percent more than in 2009, while over 35 million people suffer from drug use disorders.
An Egyptian engineer who was sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia in 2017 on charges of smuggling drugs to the Kingdom was acquitted of charges, his brother told Egypt Today, saying the ruling is almost final.
Egypt approved proposals to conduct clinical trials to help develop a treatment for the virus, said director for communicable diseases in the World Health Organization’s regional office.
They also succeeded in seizing 1,027 pieces of firearms, 850,000 bullets, 206 gun magazines, six binoculars (field glasses) and 105 kg of explosives.
Waly was also chosen to succeed Yury Fedotov of Russia as director-general of the UN Office at Vienna (UNOV).
United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Ms. Waly will also serve as Director‑General of the Uni
That has resulted in the arrest of 55 defendants.
The ministry said those who mistreated the patient must be held accountable.