World Blood Donor Day 2022 theme: 'Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives'

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 01:03 GMT

World Blood Donor Day is held annually on June 14.

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.

2.8 million people received coronavirus vaccine booster shots in Egypt: Ministry

Fri, 29 Apr 2022 - 04:06 GMT

Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, the Minister of Higher Education and Acting Minister of Health, said more than 81.3 million coronavirus vaccine shots have been so far administered to Egyptian citizens and people residing in Egypt.

Egypt, WHO discuss mutual cooperation in health field

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:35 GMT

The meeting tackled aspects of promoting cooperation between Egypt and the WHO in the health field to combat tobacco use, Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said.

Memory of the day: Egypt’s Alexandria founded in 332 BC

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 01:35 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on April 7.

1.7M child targeted in new anti-polio campaign

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 11:26 GMT

The governor gave the remarks while giving go-ahead to the campaign that comes as part of keenness to raise the societal immunity of children against the disease.

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt falls to 11 cases per 100,000 people: Health Ministry

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 01:26 GMT

Tuberculosis incidence rate in Egypt fell from 15,000 cases per 100,000 people in 2015 to only 11 cases in 2021, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health, marking the World Tuberculosis Day, observed on 24 March each year.

Egypt, Tunisia among African recipients of mRNA technology to produce COVID-19 vaccine

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 01:34 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi expressed his appreciation for Egypt being selected to be among the countries of the African continent that will receive the support to obtain the mRNA technology.

WHO recommends 3rd booster dose to protect against COVID infection

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 01:16 GMT

The World Health Organization held a press conference Wednesday, providing the latest developments in confronting Coronavirus, ensuring the importance of a third dose “booster” to protect against the infection.

WHO invites filmmakers to apply for Health for All Film Festival 2022

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 11:40 GMT

World Health Organization invites independent filmmakers, production companies, public institutions, NGOs, communities, students, and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films on health to the Health for All Film Festival third edition, on 30 January 2022, the latest.

World organizations heads praise WYF’s opportunities to create better, healthier future

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 12:20 GMT

A number of leaders of international organization made recorded messages on challenges facing youths and their constructive responsibility in facing them.

Egypt launches anti-polio vaccination campaign December 19

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 04:23 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Health and Population will launch the national polio vaccination campaign on Sunday, December 19.

In pics: WHO urges for gov'ts actions against threats of antimicrobial resistance on lives, economies

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 10:58 GMT

With the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising worldwide as a global health and development threat, the WHO office in Cairo organized an event to discuss visions on the way forward.

Covid-19 vaccines, masks, social distancing main protection against new variant Omicron

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 10:39 GMT

Covid-19 vaccines, masks, and social distancing are still the main tools against the new coronavirus varient, Omicron, the spokesperson of the World Health Organization told Nile News T.V. channel on Thursday.

November 14 marks World Diabetes Day

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 02:19 GMT

The theme for World Diabetes Day 2021-2023 is “Access to Diabetes Care”.

FIFA and World Health Organization mark two-year anniversary of MoU

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 08:10 GMT

FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) today mark the two-year anniversary of a strategic collaboration aimed at promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of people worldwide.

WHO, UNICEF calls for prioritizing vaccinating teachers against COVID-19

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 09:06 GMT

The World Health Organization [WHO] called on prioritizing vaccinating teachers against COVID-19 all around the world.

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.

Egypt at ‘lowest level’ of COVID infection list, WHO

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 03:05 GMT

It is absolutely safe to travel to Egypt and enjoy its various touristic cities and archaeological sites.

June 21 marks International Day of Yoga

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 12:07 GMT

The world celebrates the International Day of Yoga on June 21 of every year.