Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced on Friday that more than 3.9 million babies have been examined under the presidential initiative to examine and treat hearing impairment in newborns.
This comes under the initiative of the “100 million healthy lives”, with the aim of reaching a healthy generation free from disabilities.
Egypt’s Health Ministry has affirmed that the presidential health initiatives launched over the past years for the early detection and treatment of a number of diseases have so far supported 86 million people.
The presidential initiative for the early detection of breast cancer is set to be implemented on three stages.
The first group of governorates targeted by the campaign include Alexandria, Port Said and South Sinai.