After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.
The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.
The Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs said that there is no drug for the COVID-19, but Avigan helps patients recover fast.
The container came from Syria, and arrived at East Port Said port under the company called AH for import and export.
The Drug Information Center launched the initiative to preserve patients’ health and rationalize the consumption of medicines.
Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers Council Mohamed Ben Ali Koman has raised the alarm about the problems of illegal drugs.
Those were implicated in killing an officer in Sharkia governorate while he was chasing them after they had committed car robbery.
Although it has medical uses, it can be used in manufacturing explosives, cocaine and methylcathinone.
The ministry pointed out that drug tests are limited to employees of the state's administrative apparatus.
Wali said five new drug addiction treatment centers will open this year, thus raising the total number of centers to 27.
The cabinet media center had dismissed as groundless reports on performing random drug tests on all citizens.
An official explained that 79 percent of crimes committed were driven by substance use.
The Addiction Treatment and Abuse Fund is intensifying campaigns aimed at extracting blood samples from public employees to determine whether they abuse drugs or not.
The council's secretariat general called upon interior ministries of member states to support the police in Yemen and Comoros.
Cabinet approved Wednesday a bill that stipulates the execution of everyone who imports or exports synthetic substances causing harm to the body.
A Chinese court ordered a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges on Saturday after prosecutors said his sentence of 15 years was too light.
Anti-drug and treatment of addiction fund, chaired by Ghada Wali, the minister of social solidarity.
The World Health Organization has recognized "compulsive sexual behavior" as a mental disorder.
AstraZeneca’s immunotherapy drug Imfinzi has won crucial approval from U.S. regulators for use in lung cancer.
The U.S. Justice Department rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that have legalized the drug.