AIDS

May 18 marks World AIDS Vaccine Day

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 10:42 GMT

HIV vaccine advocates celebrate this day by promoting the ongoing urgent need for a vaccine to prevent HIV and AIDS.

Memory of the day: Discovery of the AIDS virus is officially announced in 1981

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 11:35 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 1.

World celebrates AIDS Vaccine Day in May

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 08:07 GMT

Although Antiretroviral treatment may slow the progression of AIDS and reduce the mortality rate by the HIV, there is still no vaccine or radical treatment for this disease.

Egypt sends 65 tons of medical aids to Gaza Strip as Israeli bombings continue

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 02:32 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed announced Tuesday that 65 tons of medicines and medical supplies were sent to Palestine to support the injured brothers in the Gaza Strip.

AIDS infection rate in Egypt does not exceed 0.02%: Health Ministry

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:47 GMT

Up to 13,000 Egyptians are living with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) as revealed by Ministry of Health and Population, Monday.

Egypt sends 25 tons of medicine to Sudan: Health min.

Fri, 17 May 2019 - 11:45 GMT

25 tons of medicine and other medical requirements were sent to Sudan.

In World AIDS Day: Egypt is among the lowest in infection

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The event aims at encouraging people to check up their HIV infection status, and promoting the “Ending AIDS 2030” agenda among policy-makers.

Plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030, rate recedes to 0.02% in 2018: MoH

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 - 04:04 GMT

The Ministry of Health has set a plan to eliminate HIV/AIDS by 2030, Alaa Eid, head of Preventive Medicine Sector at the Ministry of Health, told Egypt Today on Friday.

Egypt announces ambitions, plans to eliminate AIDS by 2030

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 08:15 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Health announced Tuesday a national plan to eliminate the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS) in Egypt by 2030.

AIDS: A ghost haunting children’s innocence

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 04:59 GMT

10,000 people live with HIV according to the Minister of Health’s data, while anti-AIDS associations estimated the number at more than 230,000 cases.

EU provides €1.3m worth grants for development in Egypt

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 10:24 GMT

To establish projects related to security, human rights, migration, sustainable development, research, innovation and many other fields/

Trump wants $12B in aid to U.S. farmers suffering from trade war

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 09:13 GMT

It is a clear signal the U.S. President Donald Trump is determined to stick with tariffs as his weapon of choice in the conflict.

Haniyeh thanks Al-Azhar for aid to Gaza

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 04:30 GMT

Haniyeh expressed his thanks and appreciation to Al-Azhar for sending consecutive aids to Gaza.

Men at higher risk of dying of AIDS than women: UNAIDS

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 11:34 GMT

Men are less likely to test for HIV or access antiretroviral therapy and, therefore, are more likely to die of AIDS-related illnesses than women.

World AIDS Day: Supporting HIV fighters

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 05:14 GMT

Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.

France picks AIDS drama ‘120 Beats Per Minute’ for Oscar bid

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 11:37 GMT

rance has selected Robin Campillo's “120 Beats Per Minute”, this year’s Grand Prix winner at the Cannes Film Festival.

Egypt sends 2nd batch of medical assistance to Burundi

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 03:52 GMT

gypt's Ambassador in Burundi Abeer Bassioni delivered the second batch of medical aid to the Burundian side

Major AIDS conference opens in Paris amid funding shortfall concerns

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 02:26 GMT

Progress in beating back the AIDS epidemic risks being eroded by a funding shortfall set to grow under Donald Trump's proposed cuts to global health projects

HIV/AIDS testing centers in 17 governorates, says minister

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 10:14 GMT

HIV/AIDS counseling and testing services are provided through 14 fixed centers and nine mobile centers in 17 governorates.

Hitman film and AIDS drama tipped to win at Cannes

Sun, 28 May 2017 - 09:14 GMT

The Cannes film festival ends Sunday with a movie about a hammer-wielding hitman.

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