Egypt’s Min. of Health launches 7 medical convoys as part of Haya Karima initiative



Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 03:04 GMT


Mon, 11 Apr 2022 - 03:04 GMT

CAIRO – 11 April 2022: Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population announced launching seven medical convoys as part of the President's initiative Haya Karima.

The convoys to include several specialties such as Gynecologists, obstetricians, pediatricians, nose, ear and throat doctors, orthopedic, heart, cardiologists and dentists.

The convoys will be at the governorates of Red Sea, Ismailia, Dakahlia, Cairo, Minya and Beheira.

Last February, the Health Ministry announced offering free medical services and treatment for 110,702 citizens via 82 medical convoys.

In a statement, the ministry said that launching these convoys comes as part of President Abdel Fatah El Sisi’s initiative “Decent Life” initiative to present free medical services to citizens in the remote and deprived areas.

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that 15,950 blood tests were conducted and 23,100 health seminars were held to raise the health awareness of the citizens.

Abdel Ghaffar asserted the keenness of the ministry to continue organizing medical convoys to the different Egyptian governorates along with abiding by all the preventive measures against coronavirus.

These convoys aim at facilitate receiving medical services for the elderly, children and the disabled, Head of the general administration of the medical convoys Wafaa Sadeq said.

The convoys served in Aswan, Assiut, Alexandria, Ismailia, Luxor, Red Sea, Beheira, Giza, Dakahlia, Suez, Sharqiya, Fayyoum, Cairo, Qalubiya, Menoufiya, Minya, New Valley, Beni Suef, South Sinai, Sohag, Kafr el Sheikh, Marsa Matrouh, Qena, Gharbiya and Damietta, she said.






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