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.
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.
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.
The attendees will be pharmacists working in the Ministry of Health and Population hospitals.
In a statement the ministry said the disease is not expected to spread highly in the Middle East countries.
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 affirmed continuing it’s third phase of the door-knocking campaign in several governorates including Cairo, Gharbia, Dakahlia and Kafr El-Sheikh governorates.
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.
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.
Firefighters of Cairo security directorate’s civil protection force succeeded to control a fire that erupted in a gas line in Nasr City suburb.
The spokesman noted the vaccination rates are going well, calling on all citizens to get the full doses.
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.
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.
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.
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 that need hospitalization or intensive care units "remain at safe rates", the minister said.
25 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 22,148.
They also covered cooperation in combating contagious diseases and the exchange of expertise in the technologies applied in the healthcare systems.
In a statement released on Friday, the ministry said the convoy's second phase includes performing 80 eye surgeries for critical cases.
Up to 500 Egyptian citizen have received messages to get their third [booster] dose of against COVID-19 according to spokesperson of the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar.