Egyptian Health Ministry

Egypt boosts preparedness in hospitals in Aswan, neighboring governorates for evacuees from Sudan

Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 03:36 GMT

In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Health said its teams are also conducting examination for the nationals returning from Sudan to test them for infectious diseases.

84K people screened under new presidential initiative for pre-marriage check-up in single month

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 10:29 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday screening 84,000 young Egyptians and non-Egyptians in the first month of a presidential initiative for pre-marriage checkup.

3.9 million newborns examined for hearing impairment under Egyptian presidential initiative: Ministry

Fri, 23 Dec 2022 - 04:13 GMT

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.

COVID-19 situation in Egypt under control, cases are few: Presidential health advisor

Tue, 18 Oct 2022 - 09:02 GMT

In TV remarks to Al-Hadath Al-Youm, Tag El-Din said the coronavirus cases in Egypt show mild symptoms that are similar to the symptoms of common cold.

Egypt nominated to chair 1st round of Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination starting 20 Sept.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 10:08 GMT

This comes in appreciation of the Egyptian state’s efforts in eliminating Hepatitis C as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry read on Monday.

Egypt recorded average of 177 daily COVID infections; no monkeypox cases detected: Min.

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 02:07 GMT

Also, 12 people have died of the virus over the past week, the minister noted.

Egypt’s average number of daily coronavirus infections, deaths hits 5, 2 respectively

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 10:34 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health said on Saturday that the average number of daily coronavirus infections and deaths has hit five and two respectively over the past week.

Egypt administers 85 million coronavirus doses to citizens: Presidential advisor

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 11:36 GMT

The state has large quantities of vaccines and citizens should receive both vaccine doses., Tag El-Din told Sabah El-Kheir Ya Masr TV program on Wednesday.

Egypt screens 107,000 neonates under initiative to detect genetic diseases

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 12:01 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced screening around 107,000 babies for genetic diseases since the launching of the presidential initiative for the early detection of such diseases on 13 July 2021.

Coronavirus vaccinations rates in Egypt reached 79.53 doses per 100 people: Health min.

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:23 GMT

The rate of vaccination against coronavirus in Egypt has reached 79.53 doses per 100 people, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health said.

2.8 million people received coronavirus vaccine booster shots in Egypt: Ministry

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, said more than 81.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been so far administered to Egyptian citizens and people residing in Egypt.

Egypt raises degree of preparedness at hospitals during Eid Al-Fitr holidays

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 02:43 GMT

The ministry affirmed intensifying the presence of the required medical teams in the emergency departments of hospitals.

Over 33.8 million people in Egypt fully vaccinated against coronavirus: Minister

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 01:08 GMT

Egypt has fully vaccinated 33,820,506 people against coronavirus, Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Tuesday.

Egypt’s presidential health initiatives have supported 86 million people: Health Ministry

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 02:05 GMT

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.

Egypt receives 1.5 million Pfizer vaccines at Cairo airport from US

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 11:30 GMT

Cairo International Airport received on Wednesday night a shipment of 1,501,000 Pfizer coronavirus vaccine shots coming from the United States.

Egypt saw drop in coronavirus cases, deaths by 54%, 45% respectively last week: Health Ministry

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt saw a drop in coronavirus cases and deaths by 54 percent and 45 percent respectively over the past week, Ministry of Health spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar has said.

Hospitals of Egypt’s Beheira become free from COVID-19 cases for 1st time: Health Ministry

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 11:18 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health has announced the northern Egyptian governorate of Beheira free from coronavirus cases for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

Egypt has received 150 million coronavirus vaccine doses so far: Health ministry

Fri, 01 Apr 2022 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt has so far secured a total of 150 million doses of eight different coronavirus vaccines since the start of the pandemic, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Egypt to start nationwide polio vaccination campaign Sunday for locals, expats

Sat, 26 Mar 2022 - 09:23 GMT

The campaign, which target children from one day to five years old, will extend until Wednesday, 30 March and aims to vaccinate 100 percent of the target groups, the ministry said in a statement.

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt falls to 11 cases per 100,000 people: Health Ministry

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 01:26 GMT

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt fell from 15,000 cases per 100,000 people in 2015 to only 11 cases in 2021, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health, marking the World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year.