Clinical trials

Health status of volunteers in clinical trials for Egypt’s COVI-VAX ‘stable’: Official

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Nearly 60 days after the clinical trials for COVI-VAX, Egypt’s first coronavirus vaccine, kicked off, Dr. Osama Azmy, the head of the Clinical Trials committee at the National Research Center revealed the health status of the volunteers, and the steps to approve the vaccine.

Egyptian health minister gets 2nd shot of candidate coronavirus vaccine

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 10:40 GMT

Health Minister Hala Zayed headed on Monday to Egypt’s Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) to take the second shot of the candidate coronavirus vaccine developed by the Chinese company Sinopharm.

Number of volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trials rises

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health said Sunday that the number of volunteers for the trials of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine increased to 11.

House approves bills on clinical trials, establishing fund for people with disabilities, establishing endowment bodies for churches

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 03:33 GMT

Egypt’s House of Representatives, approve, Monday a bill on regulating clinical medical research, known as clinical trials.

40 new hospitals worldwide conduct clinical trials for COVID-19 cure: WHO

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 - 02:32 GMT

Manzary explained that 100 states are participating in the clinical trials, and that a total number of 1.5 million tests for COVID-19 were made available, through WHO, in 129 countries worldwide.

Cairo University conducts 8 clinical trials on coronavirus: statement

Fri, 15 May 2020 - 12:37 GMT

This means the 112-year old university has published most of the researches on coronavirus nationwide. So far, 55 researches have been issued and 33 clinical studies have been conducted in Egypt, according to the statement.

Egypt approves clinical trials for COVID-19 drugs: WHO official

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 03:14 GMT

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.

Cabinet approves draft law governing clinical trials in Egypt

Thu, 26 Dec 2019 - 03:24 GMT

According to the law, no one will forcibly be subjected to clinical trials, which are performed on a volunteer basis.