World Health Organization

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.

Egypt to vaccinate children aged 12-15 with Pfizer, Sinovac vaccines

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 08:51 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet Spokesman Nader Saad said teenagers aged 12-15 will get Covid-19 vaccination.

MWL chief at Geneva Global Solidarity Conference: Our efforts to confront pandemic are based on Islamic values without discrimination

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 10:06 GMT

Dr. Al-Issa: With our partners, we raised religious awareness to confront the spread of the pandemic, and urge vaccinations and motivate everyone to take vaccinations.

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.

WHO congratulates Egypt on producing Sinovac vaccine doses

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 11:49 GMT

Naeema Al-Gasseer, the representative of the World Health Organization in Egypt congratulated Egypt for locally producing the first batch of the Chinese Sinovac vaccine

May 31 marks World No-Tobacco Day

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 09:23 GMT

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally, given that it currently kills one in ten adults worldwide.

In pictures: Egypt receives 845K AstraZeneca vaccine doses through COVAX

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 08:52 GMT

This comes as part of 40 million doses set to reach Egypt in succession through COVAX

COVID vaccine is 86% effective preventing infections, 99% in producing antibodies: Egypt’s Health Ministry

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 10:09 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry affirmed that Covid-19 vaccine is 86% safe and effective preventing the virus infection.

UK pledges £1M to support Egypt against Covid-19

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 12:09 GMT

The United Kingdom pledged, Monday to offer £1million to back Egypt's battle against Covid-19 pandemic through the World Health Organization (WHO).

Health Ministry warns of neglecting COVID-19 precautionary measures

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 01:35 GMT

Egypt’s Health Ministry urged citizens to apply the preventive and precautionary measures against COVID-19, most importantly social distancing, to prevent further spread of the coronavirus throughout winter.

Egypt’s Sisi one of few presidents who pays high attention to public health sector: WHO representative John Jabbour

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 09:21 GMT

Egypt’s Abdel Fatah al Sisi is one of the very few presidents in the world who pays high attention to the public health sector; The World Health Organization Representative in Egypt, John Jabbour said Friday.

Pics: Some Egyptian hotels start receiving nationals after meeting safety standards

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 04:29 GMT

Some hotels in different Egyptian cities were allowed to receive a number of guests, after meeting health and safety standards, in accordance with the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Tourism said in a statement.

Egypt reports 338 new coronavirus cases, lowest in 10 days

Wed, 13 May 2020 - 04:07 GMT

338 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Egypt recently, bringing the total number of cases to 10,431, the Health Ministry said in a statement, amid calls for imposing a total curfew during the coming weeks.

WHO: Cairo, Giza have highest coronavirus counts in Egypt

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:53 GMT

Upper Egypt’s governorates of Luxor, Beni Suef, Aswan and Qena come in the sixth, seventh, ninth and tenth places respectively.

WHO rep. says Egypt’s coronavirus counts not disturbing, urges increasing tests

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 - 01:22 GMT

Jabbour said social distancing should be maintained during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, in order to avoid the quick increase in infection rates.

WHO nominates Sisi, other leaders to take ‘Safe Hands’ challenge

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 03:20 GMT

World Health Organization’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his Twitter account has invited a number of world leaders including Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to participate in the Safe Hands Challenge.

Restaurants, cafes, shopping malls shut down in Egypt due to COVID-19

Thu, 19 Mar 2020 - 11:29 GMT

The decision will come into force on Thursday, March 19, 2020, announced Prime Minister Moutafa Madbouly in the statement.

Learn about self-isolation measures to control coronavirus

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 - 11:12 GMT

The Ministry of Health announced several tips and guidelines to control the spread of coronavirus (Covid 19), in accordance with the guidelines of the World Health Organization

Coronavirus cases in Kuwait not Egyptians: health official

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 02:42 GMT

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health on Thursday denied the presence of any coronavirus cases among Egyptians residing in Kuwait, after Canada, France and the US reported cases for coronavirus patients coming from Egypt.

WHO says only 2 coronavirus cases confirmed in Egypt

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 11:44 GMT

The World Health Organization on Wednesday said the number of coronavirus confirmed in Egypt are only two, echoing the remarks of the Egyptian Health Ministry.