Experts from Britain warned of the possibility of the emergency of a new pandemic, referred to globally as “X,” and called for urgent readiness to confront its spread.
He further said that the program resulted in the treatment for about 2.2 million people.
The initiative was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in 2018.
Those paid a total number of visits of 101,498,747 to medical facilities nationwide.
A presidential initiative launched aiming at implementing healthy eating patterns, including raising awareness against risks of smoking.
The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that Egypt is completely free of monkeypox, and no cases of infection or suspected infection with the disease have been recorded.
Participants tackled challenges facing the health system in the country.
Egypt’s health sector has received unprecedented attention over the past 8 years, with a package of urgent health services were launched.
The minister said that Egypt is particularly interested in devices that screen patients for brain tumors.
Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Acting Minister of Health and Population, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, received Sunday, Yolanda Oil, Minister of Health of the State of South Sudan, at the General Office of the Ministry of Health and Population.
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.
The president made the announcement at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA).
Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population stated that an integrated guide has been issued to identify monkeypox, methods of diagnosis and treatment, based on the latest international protocols in treatment.
Rosamund Lewis, who leads the smallpox secretariat of the WHO's Emergencies Programme, said that right now, "We are not concerned of a global pandemic."
He added that the ministry is ready to face such a virus and is working to get vaccines and medications to treat it.
The Egyptian state attaches great importance to the health sector, by launching a package of urgent health services to bridge the gap in services that faced shortages.
Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala al-Said was addressing the House of Representatives Monday.
The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced Saturday that the average number of daily infections with the Corona virus reached eight, during the past week, as part of the necessary monitoring conducted by the ministry according to the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Abdel Ghaffar said psychiatric treatment has been offered to patients in 166,307 visits to outpatient clinics throughout the country.
In the end, there will be caravans to 13 governorates at a time on May 11-12.