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.

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.

Sisi: Egypt keen to develop cooperation with WHO

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 09:08 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Tuesday that Egypt is keen on developing cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to enhance the healthcare system and medical services in Egypt.

Health minister, WHO chief participate at ‘Walk the Talk’ event at Child Park

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 04:39 GMT

WHO’s Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Egypt’s Minister of Health Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar along with Sir Magdi Yacoub and Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean inaugurated on Monday the 68th session of Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean at the Child Park in Nasr City.

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.

WHO’s Director-General inaugurates 68th session of Regional Committee for Eastern Mediterranean

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 09:14 GMT

After 2 years of being held virtually, the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean will be held in hybrid modality this year from 10 to 13 October 2022.

World Health Organization lauds Egypt’s ‘100 Million Seha’ initiative

Thu, 22 Sep 2022 - 06:06 GMT

Egypt succeeded to be the first country in the world free of the Hepatitis C virus.

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’s health ministry detects 1st positive infection of Monkeypox virus

Wed, 07 Sep 2022 - 08:35 GMT

Egypt’s ministry of health announced, Monday recording first positive infection of Monkeypox virus for an Egyption citizen. Patient was isolated in the hospital according to the ministry.

United States to support Egypt's response to COVID-19 with $9M

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 01:31 GMT

That is in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO).

Cairo Airport announces new intensive precautionary measures to limit monkeypox spread

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 09:22 GMT

There will be several exceptional measures taken by Egyptian airports to reduce any possibility of the spread of epidemic diseases.

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.