healthcare

2.2M surgeries carried out since launch of initiative to reduce waitlists in Egypt

Wed, 12 Jun 2024 - 02:29 GMT

The cost is LE17 billion.

Egypt to transfer its experience with hepatitis C eradication to Equatorial Guinea

Wed, 12 Jun 2024 - 01:44 GMT

The health ministers of Egypt and Equatorial Guinea met Wednesday to discuss collaboration.

Egypt increases social spending to mitigate global economic crisis impact

Thu, 30 May 2024 - 04:47 GMT

The Egyptian government is taking significant steps to shield its citizens. In a major budgetary shift, more than half of the expected state revenues, amounting to LE 2.99 trillion, are being directed toward social spending programs for the upcoming fiscal year

Egypt invests LE 8B to build six strategic medical warehouses

Sun, 26 May 2024 - 01:32 GMT

According to an unnamed government official familiar with the project, the construction operations are set to be completed within the next year

3.5M Egyptians obtain medical services from civil society: social solidarity minister

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 03:04 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj stated Sunday that 3.5 million citizens obtain medical services from healthcare facilities owned and run by the civil society.

Egyptian official reveals figures on 1st phase of universal health insurance introduction

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 01:47 GMT

Chairman of the Public Authority for Universal Health Insurance Ihab Abou Eish made statements Sunday.

Egypt's House of Representatives approves in principle private sector's management of public hospitals

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 01:31 GMT

The House of Representatives approved in principle Sunday the draft law submitted by the government.

Egyptian official reveals percentage of unintended pregnancies

Tue, 14 May 2024 - 03:19 GMT

Consultant to Health Minister for Population Affairs and Family Development Amr Hassan stated Tuesday that curbing high population growth in Egypt could be achieved by eliminating unintended pregnancies.

Egyptian president instructs government to enlarge private investments' share in healthcare sector

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 02:04 GMT

The President gave directives to swiftly complete the required legislative steps.

Egyptian president makes key statements on inflation, regional crises

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 02:02 GMT

The statements were made during the Mother’s Day ceremony attended by the president and First Lady Intissar al-Sisi.

Egypt to prioritize education, healthcare in 2024/2025 budget

Tue, 12 Mar 2024 - 01:04 GMT

President Sisi met Tuesday with the prime minister and planning minister.

Egypt to build 18 new hospitals in 2024

Tue, 12 Mar 2024 - 12:28 GMT

The budget allocated is LE10.9 billion.

Egypt launches National Strategy for Early Childhood Development 2024 – 2029

Tue, 05 Mar 2024 - 03:50 GMT

The strategy will help spare 10 million children the risk of not reaching their full potential.

'1000-Kilometer Journey' campaign promotes awareness on reproductive health, cervical cancer among 2M women

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 08:26 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced the conclusion of the first phase of the "1000-Kilometer Journey" campaign.

Maxim Investment Group to establish Egypt's 1st medical resort at LE1.5B

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 - 02:51 GMT

The resort will be built on 40 feddans, creating 4,500 jobs.

UNICEF to implement water, sanitation projects in Upper Egypt over 3 years

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The initiative is worth $2.5 million.

Highlights of developmental projects in North Sinai after Egyptian PM's visit

Tue, 31 Oct 2023 - 04:34 GMT

In the past eight years, projects, aimed at achieving human development, were implemented.

2K Egyptian doctors volunteer to operate in Gaza, train with Egyptian Red Crescent

Sun, 29 Oct 2023 - 11:56 GMT

Head of the Doctors Syndicate Osama Abdel Hay told press Sunday that 2,000 of members volunteered to work in Gaza.

64% of Gaza healthcare facilities are out of service, 640K displaced: UN

Sun, 29 Oct 2023 - 11:10 GMT

The UNRWA also declared that, since October 7, 53 of its staff had been killed, while 42 of its installations had been damaged.

University hospitals in Egypt grow to 125 since 2014

Thu, 05 Oct 2023 - 03:58 GMT

The number of regular beds and beds in intensive-care units became 36,932 and 4,950, respectively.

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