Minister of Health

President Sisi attaches great importance to implementing comprehensive medical city: Health min.

Thu, 07 Sep 2023 - 09:09 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Thursday, that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attaches great importance to implementing a comprehensive medical city for the General Organization for Teaching Hospitals and Institutes (GOTHI) in accordance with relevant international standards.

Egypt’s president orders allocating incentive packages for medical staff in basic care units

Mon, 19 Dec 2022 - 08:00 GMT

During the meeting, Sisi ordered providing medical staff in basic care units with all medicines and devices required to help them perform their role optimally, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

Respiratory syncytial virus exists since 1956, Egypt’s Minister of Health

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 07:17 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, said that Respiratory syncytial virus that has spread during the recent period, ‘is not new’ and that it existed since 1956.

Egypt detects 573 new coronavirus cases, 52 fatalities

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 11:01 GMT

52 coronavirus-linked deaths were registered over the past 24 hours, raising the overall death toll to 9,751 since the outset of the pandemic.

Egypt's Health Minister calls for free Covid-19 vaccine for low-income states, says medical staff to be prioritized

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 12:59 GMT

Minister of Health Hala Zayed has called on the World Health Organization to provide Covid-19 vaccines for free once proven effective for low-income countries and reasonable prices for medium-income countries.

Sisi directs early detection of hearing loss for newborns

Mon, 27 May 2019 - 12:08 GMT

This came during his meeting with Minister of Health Hala Zayed and Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat.

20.5 million people examined in '100 mln Health' initiative - Health minister

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:49 GMT

Minister of Health said Saturday that 7,872,224 citizens had been examined in the second phase of "100 Million Health" presidential campaign for detection of Hepatitis C.

Egypt announces ambitions, plans to eliminate AIDS by 2030

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 08:15 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health announced Tuesday a national plan to eliminate the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS) in Egypt by 2030.

Egypt signs 4 agreements with France worth €60M

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:36 GMT

All signed agreements are non-refundable grants from France to support successful sectors in Egypt.

Minister of Health Ahmed Emad el-Din awarded at bt100

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 11:28 GMT

In the glamorous bt100 Awards ceremony organized by Business Today magazine, Minister of Health Ahmed Emad el-Din was awarded for his contribution to the growth of the Egyptian economy.

Laws passed by Parliament in 2017

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 05:12 GMT

The Egyptian parliament has approved a number of legislations in 2017, some of which are controversial, while others are critical.

Minster of Health: Infant milk sufficient up to 7 months

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 05:52 GMT

The strategic reserve of infant milk is sufficient for seven months, Minister of Health and Population Ahmed Emad Al Din Rady declared on Tuesday.

Egyptian Ministers visit the injured of Al-Rawdah Mosque at hospitals

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 08:05 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad Rady, and Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly.

Egypt to establish blood derivatives factory: Health Min

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 03:43 GMT

He added that blood derivatives and Hemophilia medicines are considered a national security case, as there are only seven factories in the world.

Dengue fever not contagious or deadly: Health minister

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 03:12 GMT

Minister of Health Ahmed Emad stressed on Monday that Dengue fever is not deadly or contagious.

State-covered treatment codes increase from LE 4B to LE 7.6B

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 11:19 GMT

The budget of 15 state-covered treatment function codes will increase from LE 4 billion ($225 million) to LE 7.6 billion ($427 million)

21 chronic diseases’ medicines now accessible in pharmacies

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 09:32 GMT

Twenty-one medicines of chronic diseases, previously insufficient, are now available in the markets.

Egypt's maternal mortality rate less than 1 pct, says Min

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 06:07 GMT

Egypt has made great progress with regard to reducing maternal mortality rate due to the new health system as well as the digital mapping,

High Organ Transplant Committee to be reshuffled

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 08:29 GMT

Parliament had approved the organ transplant law proposed by the ministry, which imposes a 15-year prison sentence.

Minister of Health warns against the practice of FGM

Sun, 14 May 2017 - 11:52 GMT

The Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad warned doctors and nurses against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM)