Hepatitis C Virus
Egypt succeeded to be the first country in the world free of the Hepatitis C virus.
Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed said Wednesday that the ministry started setting up four medical care centers in Africa starting with Chad.
The U.S. company manufacturing the treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) will supply Egypt with a new treatment to eliminate the virus among adolescents.
Egypt will launch the largest medical campaign in the world next October to detect and treat Hepatitis C virus for 50 million citizens.
Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil revealed that signing barter deals between Egypt and Argentina are currently being probed through which Egypt would provide the Argentine
An estimated 600,000 Egyptian people will be treated from chronic hepatitis C virus during this year using local medicines.
Minister of Health stressed on Saturday that Egypt has become the world's target in the treatment of HCV after great efforts in providing free treatment for patients
The prevalence rate of HCV reached 14.5 percent in 2008; a percentage that the state aims to curb by 2022.
Egypt treated 1,800,000 Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients since October 2014 and the challenge remains in diagnosing unaware patients.
The Ministry of Health’s National Committee for the Control of Viral Hepatitis (NCCVH) is targeting the treatment of 400,000 Hepatitis C patients during 2017