6K recovered addicts trained in vocational training programs in Egypt: Minister

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:06 GMT

Nearly 6,000 recovered addicts were engaged in a vocational training program, announced the Egyptian Minister of Minister of Social Solidarity and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Fund for Combating and Treating Addiction and Abuse Dr. Nevin Al-Qabbaj.

UN refers to Egypt’s experience in treating, rehabilitating addicts to be used in Iraq

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 10:52 GMT

A delegation from the United Nations Organization on Drugs and Crime visited Cairo to transfer the Egyptian experience in treating and rehabilitating addicted patients to Iraq.

29K state employees apply for addiction treatment as date for termination in case of drug abuse looms

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 01:13 GMT

More than 29,000 state employees have applied for addiction treatment and have been distributed amongst public hospitals.

Want to help an addict? et guide highlights Egypt's treatment services

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 09:01 GMT

Substance use among the Egyptian population has recorded 10.4 percent in 2019, classified into trials, intermittent and continuous use, which has given rise to social issues, moral deviations, and different forms of violence.

400K Egyptians benefited from state’s addiction recovery programs: Minister

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 12:42 GMT

The minister further said that there is a network connection between both ministries of solidarity and health to follow up on the Egyptians’ conditions.

73K Egyptian teenagers seek addiction treatment offered by state

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The official elaborated that 13,000 of those are aged below 18.

1.2% of Egyptian Railway Authority's workers suspended over drug use

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:30 GMT

The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.

6 measures to help recovered from addiction in Egypt amid COVID-19 outbreak

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 03:35 GMT

The Addiction Treatment & Abuse Fund led by Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Kabbaj applies six measures to support addiction recoverees and reduce relapse amid coronavirus pandemic.

UN appoints Ghada Waly executive director of Office on Drugs and Crime

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 08:30 GMT

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Ghada Fathi Waly of Egypt as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Ms. Waly will also serve as Director‑General of the Uni

Substance use among Egyptians records 10.4%

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:08 GMT

An official explained that 79 percent of crimes committed were driven by substance use.

closure of 11 unauthorized centers of addiction

Fri, 04 Jan 2019 - 04:00 GMT

the closure of 11 invalid and unauthorized centers of addiction; it exploits parents of addicted people making it much more worse

Ben Affleck, out of rehab, calls addiction a lifelong struggle

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 11:47 GMT

Ben Affleck, out of rehab, calls addiction a lifelong struggle.

New addiction rehab centers to be established per protocol

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 12:45 GMT

The ministries of military production and social solidarity signed a protocol to cooperate in establishing new rehab centers to treat addiction and drug abuse

How to control your children’s use of smart phones?

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 10:00 GMT

How is much screen time your child spending on their phone? What are they doing and are they safe?

Under the influence

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 05:08 GMT

A successful government campaign has slashed incidents of drug driving arrests, amid calls for more efforts to raise awareness of substance abuse.

Ghada Waly awards tournament cup to recovered addicts

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 11:37 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Ghada Waly awarded the championship cup of the football tournament for recovered addicts.

Depression, addictions in children

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 09:03 GMT

There is a difference between depression and bad phase in children’s life, so be aware.

First WHO Forum on alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviors

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 12:57 GMT

The primary goal of the forum is to enhance public health actions on addictive actions by strengthening partnerships and collaboration among public health oriented organizations and networks .

595 scenes of smoking, using drugs in Ramadan soap operas

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 - 10:38 GMT

A total of 595 scenes of smoking and using drugs were observed in TV series aired during the first week in Ramadan.

28% of Egyptian drug abusers are female: Minister

Sat, 06 May 2017 - 09:41 GMT

Twenty-eight percent of the drug addicts in Egypt are female, and some families do not seek therapy fearing scandal.