Egypt contemplates drug approval in Cameroon

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 12:51 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador to Cameroon Dalia Fayez met earlier this week with Secretary General of the Presidency Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh.

Pilot operation of Egypt's 1st cancer drug factory begins

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 01:04 GMT

The factory is worth $1 billion.

Egypt to produce cancer treatments locally in partnership with foreign companies

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 03:01 GMT

Official at the Ministry of Health and Population Olfat Ghorab stated in a phone-in Tuesday that there is a plan to produce 76 medications of high value.

Egypt ready to train customs workers from neighboring countries on smuggling detection

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 01:55 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Sunday Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly.

Egypt ready to provide medical treatment to Malawian patients in its hospitals

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 02:44 GMT

The two ministers also discussed cooperation in the field of drug production.

Nobel Prize Laureate Harvey Alter hails Egypt for combating hepatitis C

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Alter and two other scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 2020 for the discovery of hepatitis C virus.

Egypt to supply fellow African states with 30M doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines: President Sisi

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The president made the announcement at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA).

Cannabis chocolate stirs debate in Egypt, pushes government to take action

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 03:36 GMT

The deputy CEO of the importing company had to comment either.

Egypt launches 1st platform in Eastern Mediterranean for mental health, addiction treatment services

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 11:10 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday launching the first national electronic platform in Egypt for mental health services and addiction treatment free of charge.

Egypt first country in Africa, Middle East to provide COVID-19 pill molnupiravir: minister

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 - 11:51 GMT

Egypt has become the first country in Africa and the Middle East, and the fourth worldwide in providing the COVID-19 drug, Abdel Ghaffar added.

Egyptian government provides small loans to individuals who recovered from addiction

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 - 04:59 GMT

The Anti-Drug and Addiction Treatment Fund held Wednesday a ceremony to celebrate providing a new batch of individuals, who recovered from addiction, small loans through Nasser Social Bank.

Egypt books 70K of new anti-COVID drug, starts manufacturing Favipiravir

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 12:21 GMT

The head of the Scientific Committee to Combat Corona at the Ministry of Health Hossam Hosni, revealed that Egypt has booked 70,000 doses of the new Pfizer drug “Paxilovide,” which is used to treat moderate cases.

Egypt to acquire tens of thousands of anti-COVID-19 drugs by end of January 2022

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 09:36 GMT

The recovery rate from the coronavirus (COVID-19) at Egyptian isolation hospitals has reached 83.3 percent.

Egypt runs tests on AstraZeneca anti-Omicron drug before permitting its use

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 11:30 GMT

It has the form of an injection whose effect lasts between six months and a year.

Want to help an addict? et guide highlights Egypt's treatment services

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 09:01 GMT

Substance use among the Egyptian population has recorded 10.4 percent in 2019, classified into trials, intermittent and continuous use, which has given rise to social issues, moral deviations, and different forms of violence.

Egypt launches 'Distinguished Pharmacology Practice' including 100 projects

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 01:16 GMT

The initiative includes 100 projects aimed at upgrading the skills of workers in the sector.

Drug abuse treatment fund reveals outcomes of screening 26K drivers, 300K public employees

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 10:51 GMT

The average number of public employees tested for drug use daily is 2,000.

Minister follows up on Egyptian sentenced to 25 yrs in Saudi prison

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 04:09 GMT

Minister of Immigraiton Nabila Makram Abdel-Shaheed announced that the ministry has followed closely the case of the Egyptian engineer, "Ali Abu Al-Qasim," who had his death sentence reduced to 25 years in prison in Saudi Arabia.

73K Egyptian teenagers seek addiction treatment offered by state

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The official elaborated that 13,000 of those are aged below 18.

Attempt to smuggle 11M drug tablets in container thwarted

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 03:24 GMT

Ministry of Interior managed to thwart an attempt to smuggle 11 million tablets of Captagon drug inside a container in Damietta Sea Port as part of the efforts of the ministry’s agencies to combat crimes in all its forms.