Health Ministry

2.5M deaths worldwide can be avoided by regulating salt consumption: Health Ministry

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 - 12:44 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population advised maintaining health in order to protect against high blood pressure by reducing salt consumption.

Egyptian Health min. arrives in Arish to receive premature Palestinian babies

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 12:13 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar arrived at Al-Arish Airport Monday in preparation for receiving premature Palestinian babies at the Rafah crossing border.

Over 4M children examined for hearing impairment: Egypt's Health Ministry

Mon, 24 Apr 2023 - 12:20 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population on Monday said a hearing survey has been conducted for 4.705 million children as part of a presidential initiative for early detection and treatment of hearing loss and impairment for newborns.

Egyptian Health Ministry to move to New Administrative Capital premises in May

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 09:39 GMT

During the minister's weekly meeting with the top officials and heads of basic sectors at the ministry via videoconference, Abdel Ghaffar said the ministry will start its work in its new premises officially next month at the directives of the political leadership.

2nd phase of pharmacists' training on rationalizing use of antibiotics to begin in January

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 11:34 GMT

The attendees will be pharmacists working in the Ministry of Health and Population hospitals.

Egypt's Health Ministry: No monkeypox cases detected in Egypt so far

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 01:55 GMT

In a statement the ministry said the disease is not expected to spread highly in the Middle East countries.

Ministry develops tool for monitoring hospital antimicrobial consumption: Egypt's Health ministry spox

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 11:08 GMT

The web-based tool was originally developed in the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Consumption (ESAC) project with funding provided by the European Commission.

Egypt’s Health Ministry continues 3rd phase of door-knocking campaign against COVID-19

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 05:48 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry affirmed continuing it’s third phase of the door-knocking campaign in several governorates including Cairo, Gharbia, Dakahlia and Kafr El-Sheikh governorates.

Egypt reports average of daily coronavirus cases at 46

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 12:25 GMT

In a statement, the Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said the daily average of recoveries recorded 62, bringing the total number of recoveries to 445,139.

Egypt's acting health min., Cuban amb. discuss boosting cooperation

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 12:08 GMT

This came during Abdel Ghaffar's meeting with Cuban Ambassador to Egypt Tania Aguiar Fernandez to discuss means to boost cooperation between both countries in all the health domains.

Fire in gas line in a Cairo suburb, no victims reported

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 12:02 GMT

Firefighters of Cairo security directorate’s civil protection force succeeded to control a fire that erupted in a gas line in Nasr City suburb.

Egypt's Health Ministry: 52% of targeted people vaccinated against Covid-19

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 02:53 GMT

The spokesman noted the vaccination rates are going well, calling on all citizens to get the full doses.

Egypt records 85.1% recovery rate from COVID-19 in isolation hospitals

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 02:41 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals reached 85.1 percent, after receiving the necessary medical care according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO), said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Tuesday.

Egyptian health ministry warns of fraudulent phone calls to trick people into revealing personal info

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 - 12:39 GMT

The Cabinet’s media information center commented on reports about fraudulent phone calls that collect people’s personal data with the claim of having them registered to take the coronavirus vaccine, saying it contacted the Health Ministry in light of the claims.

Egyptian Embassy in Beijing hosts signing of cooperation deal to establish vaccine complex in Egypt

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 01:20 GMT

Under the deal, the two countries would cooperate to establish a fully-automatic vaccine-storing complex at VACSERA factories in Giza's 6th of October City.

Merck's COVID-19 pill to be available in Egypt’s hospitals in 3 weeks: Health Ministry

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 01:09 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that Egypt will receive the first batch of Coronavirus oral medicine on January 21.

Omicron cases requiring intensive care 'remain at safe rates': Min.

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 10:50 GMT

Omicron cases that need hospitalization or intensive care units "remain at safe rates", the minister said.

Egypt's coronavirus cases surpass 400K

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 10:47 GMT

25 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 22,148.

Egypt's Acting health minister confers with Swedish ambassador on enhancing health cooperation

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 10:46 GMT

They also covered cooperation in combating contagious diseases and the exchange of expertise in the technologies applied in the healthcare systems.

2nd phase of expanded medical convoy launched in Aswan, Emigration Ministry says

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 - 10:43 GMT

In a statement released on Friday, the ministry said the convoy's second phase includes performing 80 eye surgeries for critical cases.