Official discloses number of universal health insurance beneficiaries after recent introduction in Egypt's Aswan

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 01:49 GMT

Aswan is the last governorate within the first phase of introducing the system nationwide.

Egypt vaccinated 80% of population with anti-COVID vaccines: Ministry

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 12:02 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed that it has vaccinated more than 80 percent of the population, highlighting a great demand by citizens to receive the doses.

Egypt's Health Ministry sets rules to regulate pharmacists' administration of drug through injection

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 11:38 GMT

The decision is meant to guarantee rights of pharmacists and ease the injection process for patients.

Health Minister directs speed completion of 9 hospitals in Gharbia governorate

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 10:40 GMT

The Health minister and Gharbia governor reviewed the map of the health projects being implemented, developed and raised, which amount to 9 projects.

Egypt discusses with Eni training medics in Italy

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 06:10 GMT

Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar met Wednesday with Secretary General of the Eni Foundation and Chief Medical Officer of the Health Unit at Eni SpA Filippo Uberti.

Health Ministry reveals mechanisms to protect children from synctytial virus

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 - 10:56 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population revealed mechanisms to protect children from infection with the syncytial virus.

Egypt's Health Ministry gives re-assuring remarks on syncytical virus

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 12:50 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health held a press conference to update citizens on the Respiratory syncytial virus and the rate of infection this year, compared to previous years.

Egypt suffers shortage of cornea transplants, hundreds on waiting list

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 - 03:15 GMT

The minister said that the number of state-funded cornea transplant operations is quite low compared to the need.

Egypt's health minister announces number of respiratory syncytial virus infections

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The minister said that the symptoms range between mild and medium, urging that children diagnosed with the virus should not go to school or nursery.

Egypt, IOM sign MoU on enhancing medical services provided to migrants

Wed, 16 Nov 2022 - 06:07 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed the MoU Wednesday.

8K Sharm El Sheikh hospitality workers vaccinated against hepatitis A ahead of COP 27

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 01:01 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Saturday.

Local companies fulfill 90% of Egypt's needs of medicinal drugs: MP

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Head of the Healthcare Committee at the House of Representatives Ashraf Hatem told Al Watan newspaper Saturday that Egypt has no shortage in medicinal drugs.

Egyptian government responds to hundreds of medical emergencies in 1 month

Fri, 04 Nov 2022 - 03:15 GMT

The Higher Medical and Emergency Committee indicated in a statement Friday the number of medical emergencies it responded to in October, and that were brought up on social media.

WHO declares Egypt clear of measles, rubella

Fri, 04 Nov 2022 - 11:11 GMT

The World Health Organization's Regional Verification Commission (RVC) declared Egypt clear of measles and rubella for the period 2018-2021.

How Egypt’s Ministry of Health prepares for COP27?

Thu, 03 Nov 2022 - 01:06 GMT

As part of the plan, a mini-hospital and several clinics have been established in the main halls, and additional clinics have been set up in the hotels, in addition to deploying numerous equipped ambulances.

Health facilities up 11% nationwide: Egypt's Min.

Tue, 25 Oct 2022 - 03:16 GMT

The minister's remarks came on Monday during a session titled "A roadmap to increasing the private sector's participation in health domains" as part of the second day activities of the Economic Conference – Egypt 2022.

381 medical teams trained on controling tuberculosis infection

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 08:00 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population confirmed that it aims to develop a strategy to improve public health indicators for citizens.

Madbouli: Presidential directives to open, operate 1st phase of 500500 tumor hospital

Sun, 16 Oct 2022 - 03:47 GMT

The building will accommodate, once fully completed, 340 rooms with 680 beds and 20 operation rooms, said AFEA officials.

Egypt's Health Ministry launches 56 free medical convoys to different governorates

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 12:56 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said that the medical convoys are directed to the border governorates and the far villages along with abiding by taking all the preventive measures against coronavirus.

WHO holds 1st Youth Forum on Health, Climate change

Sat, 08 Oct 2022 - 08:37 GMT

Under the auspices of the Ministries of Health, Youth and Sports, WHO and its partners are holding the First Youth Forum on Health and Climate Change on October 8-9.