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Egypt's presidential initiative treated 4M patients with Hepatitis C: Report

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 07:41 GMT

A report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that the recently held World Economic Forum confirmed that Egypt presented a successful model through its presidential initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C and early detection of non-communicable diseases.

Egypt treats thousands of Africas from Hepatitis C

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 03:38 GMT

Egypt would run for the leadership of the group to work on accelerating the eradication of hepatitis C by 2030, in line with the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals and the goals of the World Health Organization.

Egypt examined 70M citizens to detect Hep C as part of 100 Million Healthy lives initiative

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 08:46 GMT

The state examined about 70 million citizens to detect hepatitis C as part of the initiative, where: “More than 2.2 million people infected with hepatitis C virus were detected."

Egypt nominated to chair 1st round of Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination starting 20 Sept.

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 10:08 GMT

This comes in appreciation of the Egyptian state’s efforts in eliminating Hepatitis C as per the directives of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, a statement by the Egyptian Health Ministry read on Monday.

11.6M students were examined as part of Egypt's nation-wide initiative to detect Hepatitis C

Thu, 30 Jun 2022 - 11:29 GMT

The work of the initiative includes conducting examinations for students inside schools using rapid reagents.

Egypt submits request to WHO to be declared free of hepatitis C

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Sunday at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA) in Cairo.

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 takes steps to make survival rate among patients of liver cancer caused by hepatitis C 90%

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Former hepatitis C patients developed liver cirrhosis, which in turn raised liver cancer cases.

Egypt close to become hepatitis C free: sources to talk shows

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 01:33 GMT

The announcement would be officially made soon.

WHO official praises Egypt’s efforts in eradicating Hepatitis C

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 09:29 GMT

Esmat said that for the first time in the world to test 60 million people for the virus and know that two million people were infected with it.

et answers: How did Egypt manage to eliminate Hep. C?

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 01:09 GMT

et answers the question: How did Egypt manage to eliminate Hep. C after it was one of the countries with high infection prevalence.

9 things that didn't exist in Egypt before June 30 Revolution

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Between January 28, 2011 and July 3, 2013, Egypt lived in political instability because of overthrowing two regimes.

Hepatitis C prevalence in Egypt drops from 7% to 2% thanks to Sisi’s initiative

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 03:45 GMT

The Ministry of Health revealed that the prevalence rate of Hepatitis C in 2021 reached 2 percent, marking a drop compared to 7 percent in 2018.

Overview of health aid offered by Egypt to fellow African states

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 10:45 GMT

The Egyptian national TV aired on Sunday a report about the health aid offered by Egypt to fellow African states.

10 million Egyptians examined under initiative to detect chronic diseases: Health min.

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 06:57 GMT

The ministry said it has provided treatment to 1,385,199 citizens free of charge, including 388,170 cases suffering from hypertension and 419,000 cases suffering from diabetes.

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.

Egyptian initiative to treat HCV patients in Africa targets 250,000 in Sudan: Health Min.

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 12:47 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al Sisi at the closing session of two-days Arab and African Youth Forum held in Aswan city in March last year announced a new initiative to eliminate Hepatitis C among one million African citizens.

Egypt sends 21 tons of baby formula to Sudan, to treat 150K Sudanese hepatitis C patients

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 01:08 GMT

Further, Egypt is preparing a shipment of children medicines that weighs 1.325 tons

How successful was Egypt's leadership of the African Union?

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 03:14 GMT

In 2019, Egypt took over the presidency of the African Union for the first time since its founding in 2002. Cairo was keen on making a difference during that year for the continent and its own relationship with African nations.

Egypt helps test 30K African citizens for Hepatitis C

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 09:06 GMT

The ministry added that nearly 10333 citizens have been tested in South Sudan when Egypt’s first medical team was sent to the country in September 2019.

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