Disease

Egypt's health minister announces number of respiratory syncytial virus infections

Mon, 21 Nov 2022 - 01:22 GMT

The minister said that the symptoms range between mild and medium, urging that children diagnosed with the virus should not go to school or nursery.

8K Sharm El Sheikh hospitality workers vaccinated against hepatitis A ahead of COP 27

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 01:01 GMT

Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population Hossam Abdel Ghaffar made the statement Saturday.

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.

Egypt issues guideline, activates rapid response team to detect monkeypox

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 11:25 GMT

Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, confirmed that no positive cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Egypt so far.

Egypt's health ministry announces number of expedite surgeries carried out since 2018 to eliminate waiting lists

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 03:08 GMT

The initiative was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in 2018.

72M Egyptians seek medical services offered through presidential initiatives

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 01:44 GMT

Those paid a total number of visits of 101,498,747 to medical facilities nationwide.

Egypt to supply fellow African states with 30M doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccines: President Sisi

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 12:28 GMT

The president made the announcement at Africa Health ExCon held by the Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA).

Egypt has no infected or suspected cases of monkeypox so far: Health Ministry

Sat, 21 May 2022 - 08:37 GMT

Egypt has no infected or suspected cases of monkeypox so far, announced the Ministry of Health.

Egypt launches initiative for early diagnosis of liver cancer

Sun, 27 Mar 2022 - 09:51 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population launched Sunday an initiative aimed at the early diagnosis of liver cancer, and the treatment of cirrhosis patients.

Egypt reports 1,811 new coronavirus cases, 30 fatalities on Friday

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 01:49 GMT

Spokesman for the Health Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar said 30 patients have died from the virus over the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 23,957.

Egypt screens 75K babies for genetic diseases in 7 months

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 01:48 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population made the announcement Sunday.

99% of Egyptian children get all vaccines they need: UNICEF

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 10:38 GMT

The UN official also lauded the eagerness of parents to vaccinate their children.

Countries must abstain from specifying certain anti-COVID-19 vaccines as visa requirement: Egypt's FM

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 - 04:04 GMT

That was during his participation via video-conference in the first meeting of the International Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine Cooperation.

Egyptian official reveals ingredients of meals to be provided to stunted schoolchildren

Thu, 05 Aug 2021 - 03:02 GMT

That is because the dish is rich in 40 percent of the nutrients needed by children suffering from such problem.

Egypt to accomplish 20 centers for plasma collection by end of 2023

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 02:56 GMT

Now, Egypt imports its needs of plasma derivatives to treat burn injuries, cancer, haemophilia, and diseases of the liver, kidneys, and immunity.

Presidential initiative for early diagnosis of genetic, hereditary diseases to be launched in July

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 02:08 GMT

The minister pointed that three centers for genetic treatment were upgraded.

Egypt adds news drugs to COVID treatment protocol, addresses black fungus: Official

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 01:39 GMT

Egypt’s COVID-19 treatment protocol has been updated with new effective drugs being added, said Dr. Hossam Hosny.

Black Fungus: What we know so far

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 01:28 GMT

A 62-year old lady in Fayoum, who recently recovered from COVID-19, was diagnosed with the fungal infection.

Officials answer whether Egypt has black fungus cases or not

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 03:11 GMT

The disease is not contagious or exclusive to COVID-19 patients.

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