Health Care

860 medical centers provide free health care services for the elderly in Egypt

Tue, 30 Apr 2024 - 11:31 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that the “Continuing Health Care for the Elderly” program comes within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to improve the quality of healthy life for the elderly over 65 years of age

Egypt’s National Dialogue tackles healthcare issues

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 05:39 GMT

In his speech, Vice President of the Congress Party Magdy Morshed called for launching a national campaign for health and making 2024 the year of health to build infrastructure in hospitals nationwide.

Egypt has shortage in nursing staff: head of syndicate

Thu, 08 Dec 2022 - 02:04 GMT

In comments to Hadith al-Kahyra talk show Mahmoud stated that the sector is witnessing a severe deficit in the nursing staff, adding that the syndicate is monitoring all the assaults against its members by some patients’ relatives.

All you need to know about Egypt’s health care program for the elderly

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 02:46 GMT

The program provides early detection services for the most common health problems at this age.

Ongoing portfolio to support Egypt's efforts in developing health care hits $1.4B

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 03:12 GMT

18 development partners provided funds worth $1.4 billion, representing 5.6 percent of the current financing portfolio. The amount of funding reflects how the health sector is highly prioritized by the Egyptian government that strives to improve healthcare services especially against the backdrop of the increasing global interest in the health sector following the Covid-19 pandemic.

90K citizens examined under comprehensive health insurance in Luxor

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 04:13 GMT

The Public Health Care Authority announced that 90,000 citizens have been examined as part of the comprehensive medical examination for the beneficiaries of the new comprehensive health insurance system in Luxor Governorate.

COVID-19: Egypt records 189 new cases, 11 deaths in 24 hours

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 06:04 GMT

The mortality increased to 250 deaths after registering new 11 deaths in 24 hours, he added, noting that only one of the newly-recorded cases is a foreigner.

BEBA launches panel on universal healthcare, opportunities in Egypt

Thu, 28 Nov 2019 - 01:44 GMT

The panel explored the challenges and opportunities of growth surrounding the Universal Healthcare System

MP reveals shortage of baby formula for children with metabolic disorder

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 10:22 GMT

The formula is available only in El Demerdash Hospital for Children and few number of health care centers in Cairo, he added.

7K rare diseases have no treatment: Chas Hountra

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 - 02:55 GMT

People are in need of new medicine for cancer and diabetes as well as a new generation of antibiotics.

Investing in artificial intelligence is essential for health care: British entrepreneur

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 - 01:36 GMT

Artificial intelligence can revolutionize the health care field inthe upcoming 10 or 15 years.

Initiative of students' health care kick off at Egyptian schools nationwide

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 11:01 GMT

The initiative is organized through cooperation between the ministries of education, health and population as well as the General Authority for Health Insurance.

Egypt, World Bank ink $530m deal to improve health sector

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 09:25 GMT

The deal was signed by Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Najy Benhassine, a manager at the World Bank.

Egypt signs 4 agreements with France worth €60M

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:36 GMT

All signed agreements are non-refundable grants from France to support successful sectors in Egypt.

New health insurance law in the House of Representatives

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 08:43 GMT

Ahmed Rady discussed the new health insurance draft submitted by the government and preliminarily approved by the previous committees last week.

AFD to fund 709 healthcare centers with €30 million

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 10:46 GMT

The French Agency for Development (AFD) will fund the development of 709 healthcare centers in five governorates with €30 million.

Hospital director dismissed for negligence

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 03:14 GMT

The dismissal came along a surprise visit by the inspection committee formed to check on hospitals on the first day of Eid el-Fitr

Addiction hotline served 82,000 patients in 2016

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - 03:51 GMT

82,000 patients benefited last year from Egypt’s drug addiction hotline, 16024.