Chronic Diseases

Egypt’s Hepatitis C initiative examines over 1.5 million citizens in 6 days

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 10:47 GMT

This is the highest number of patients to be examined under the “100 Million Lives” initiative in few days, said spokesman for the ministry Khaled Megahed.

80% of medications in Egypt manufactured locally: minister

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 03:20 GMT

Only 20 percent are imported.

3rd phase of medical screening campaign to begin March 1

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 10:13 GMT

The nationwide campaign aims to determine the prevalence of Hepatitis C and chronic diseases infection, and provide free treatment.

President Sisi urges obesity, birth rate reduction

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 01:35 GMT

The treatment of around 360,000 patients on waiting lists over three years costs LE18 billion.

Screening reveals 732, 732 hepatitis C patients in Egypt

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 01:07 GMT

The screening identified 5,3 million diabetes patients, and 3.6 million hypertension patients.

Foods to avoid if with irritable bowel syndrome

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 11:00 GMT

IBS affects the quality of the patient’s life, including missing work or school; in some cases, it can lead to depression or anxiety.

Suffering in Silence

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 07:47 GMT

Endometriosis is a condition that affects 10 percent of women worldwide; more often than not, it goes undiagnosed and misunderstood

State-covered treatment codes increase from LE 4B to LE 7.6B

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 - 11:19 GMT

The budget of 15 state-covered treatment function codes will increase from LE 4 billion ($225 million) to LE 7.6 billion ($427 million)

State treated 2.7M patients for LE 4.702 billion in 2016

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 - 07:04 GMT

Roughly 2.7 million patients received state-funded medical treatment in 2016 at a total cost of LE 4.7 billion.