healthcare

Egyptian president inaugurates projects in Sohag recipient of LE102B-worth of public investments

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 04:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurated Thursday a university, hospital, highway and industrial complex in Upper Egypt's Sohag.

Egypt's health ministry approves state-funded treatment for over 3.5M patients

Wed, 04 Jan 2023 - 01:48 GMT

The medical services being provided are worth LE14.516 million.

Egypt screens 1.26M Grade 7 students for hepatitis C

Mon, 02 Jan 2023 - 02:11 GMT

That is within a plan to screen 2.2 million pupils at middle schools in the current academic year.

Egypt establishes 18 new dialysis units, renovates existing ones

Thu, 22 Dec 2022 - 12:19 GMT

Seven of the units were dedicated to children.

Official discloses number of universal health insurance beneficiaries after recent introduction in Egypt's Aswan

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 01:49 GMT

Aswan is the last governorate within the first phase of introducing the system nationwide.

Egypt discusses with Eni training medics in Italy

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 06:10 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar met Wednesday with Secretary General of the Eni Foundation and Chief Medical Officer of the Health Unit at Eni SpA Filippo Uberti.

On World Children's Day, Egypt's social solidarity ministry sheds light on services provided to millions

Sun, 20 Nov 2022 - 05:13 GMT

On the occasion of the World Children's Day, the Ministry of Social Solidarity released Sunday a statement detailing the public benefits provided to children in Egypt.

Egypt, IOM sign MoU on enhancing medical services provided to migrants

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 06:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed the MoU Wednesday.

Egypt's Addiction Treatment Fund reveals number of patients who sought help in 2022

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 03:14 GMT

Some of the cases are former slum-dwellers, who were moved to alternative-housing neighborhoods.

Local companies fulfill 90% of Egypt's needs of medicinal drugs: MP

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Head of the Healthcare Committee at the House of Representatives Ashraf Hatem told Al Watan newspaper Saturday that Egypt has no shortage in medicinal drugs.

Sisi directs setting an integrated strategy for developing nursing sector

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 09:27 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed to reach a comprehensive strategy for developing the nursing sector and training healthcare cadres.

Egypt eyes medical tourism from Africa, Arab World

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 02:35 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare Ahmed al-Sobky told press Thursday that the entity works on creating a strong consortium of private and public hospitals.

Egypt to launch 52 medical caravans nationwide in tandem

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 07:15 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday that it is launching 52 medical caravans nationwide on August 11.

Egypt purchases 12 electric scooter ambulances to be 1st of their kind in the country

Tue, 09 Aug 2022 - 05:20 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Tuesday the purchase of 12 scooter ambulances.

Free smoking cessation services introduced at Egypt's public hospitals

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:01 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar announced Monday introducing free-of-charge smoking cessation services.

Egypt's president allocates LE600M to carrying out surgeries for patients on waiting lists

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 08:33 GMT

One week after instructing the government to expand the social safety network, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi made steps to bolster healthcare services provided to low-income citizens as well as support to university students.

Egypt to sign contract with private firm to process donated plasma

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 05:24 GMT

The Cabinet approved Thursday a contract between the Ministry of Health and Population, and the Spanish company.

Egypt transports on military jet Libyan blast patients to Cairo for treatment

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 04:16 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces declared Wednesday that a medically-equipped Lockheed C-130 Hercules jet had transported dozens of the injured in the fuel truck blast, that occurred on Monday in Libya's Bent Beih City.

Egyptian government details plan for healthcare at countryside within 'Decent Life' initiative

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 11:55 GMT

The initiative was launched in 2021 and is estimated to be completed in 2025.

Egypt introduces dentistry clinics in 12 public hospitals providing services almost free of charge

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population indicated in a press statement Tuesday that dentistry clinics had been recently introduced in 12 public hospitals to offer their services almost free of charge.

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