Minister of Health Ahmed Emad El Din chaired a meeting entitled "Road Safety in Egypt" at the World Health Organization headquarters in Cairo.
Health Minister Ahmed Emad el Din chaired a meeting on Saturday to follow up a plan for opening eight hospitals and clinics in seven governorates.
A methodic plan has been developed to get rid of Hepatitis C virus in a year and a half, said Ahmed Emad, Minister of Health and Population in a press conference in the administrative capital.
Health Minister said that 2017 is the year of reaping the fruits after the ministry had succeeded in treating more than 1.2 million patients of Hepatitis C.
The Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad warned doctors and nurses against the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM)