In 3 years: 14M children screened for anemia, dwarfism, obesity

Mon, 11 Sep 2023 - 09:12 GMT

Those were studying at 30,000 schools.

Egypt screened 25 million students for early detection of dwarfism, anemia over past 3 yrs

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 12:11 GMT

Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said that work has been resumed on the initiative of the President of the Republic for early detection of diseases (anemia, obesity and dwarfism) among primary school students.

Egypt nears target number of screening schoolchildren for anemia, obesity, stunting

Sun, 03 Apr 2022 - 12:11 GMT

The screening is carried out by measuring the weight, height, and hemoglobin level in blood.

Initiative for early detection of anemia, obesity, dwarfism launched for all primary students in Egypt

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 11:33 GMT

The initiative to early detect anemia, obesity and dwarfism has been launched among primary school pupils, coinciding with the kickoff of the new school year 2021/2022.

Sisi tells his ministers every step leading to meals in the hands of Egypt's schoolchildren should be closely monitored

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 05:08 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi told his ministers on Sunday that all the steps and procedures leading to giving schoolchildren meals should be monitored closely.

8.4M Egyptian school children screened for obesity, anemia, dwarfism since November 2020

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 04:47 GMT

The screening took place in 29,444 primary schools by 1,800 medical teams.

80% of medications in Egypt manufactured locally: minister

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 03:20 GMT

Only 20 percent are imported.

8.7M school students screened for obesity, anemia, dwarfness

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 12:22 GMT

Students who need treatment are referred to one of the 225 clinics affiliated with the Medical Insurance Authority.