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Writers directed much of their critical opinions to the different ministries, especially the new health minister who recently issued a decision imposing the national anthem to be played on a daily basis inside hospitals, along with the doctor’s oath. In the privately owned Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper, Yasser Abdulaziz compared the decision to a sarcastic Arabic …
Health Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din said that Egypt treated 1.5 million citizens infected with hepatitis C by the end of 2017. This came during his speech at the inauguration of a number of development projects in Menoufiya in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi. “During 14 months, we completed check-ups for 5 million …
It was reported that some cases have been infected with disease throughout the recent period due to the spread of mosquitoes
The ministry’s budget allocation reached EGP 47bn and has not been increased by 3% of GDP in accordance with the Constitution, says the ministry
Local and foreign companies reject the minister’s proposal to increase the price of medications below EGP 30 by 50%, above EGP 50 by 25%, and above EGP 100 by 20%
Protesters did not know about new decree, says Health Minister
Emad Eddin to meet with local pharmaceutical companies to discuss impact of the dollar crisis and increasing medicine prices as a sovereign decision: Emad Eddin
Official from US research foundation outlines dangers, solutions to water threats
Explosion caused no damage or injuries
While the drug will still cost $900 for a 12-week course of treatment, that is a fraction of the $84,000 charged for a course of treatment in the United States.
Al-Rabat confirmed that the law will serve to improve the income of workers in the government’s health care sector, pointing out that the law states that an extra allowance for those being paid a risk allowance will be effectively paid EGP 120 per month starting 1 January 2014.
Doctors Without Rights: None of the law guidelines are new, nor have they been implemented before
The conference brings together representatives from most Arab nations
By Tamim Elyan CAIRO: Tens of doctors organized a march Sunday from the Doctors’ Syndicate to the Ministry of Health demanding the resignation of Minister Ashraf Hatem as well as “corrupt” ministry officials. Doctors said they will resume their strike since their demands were not met, setting an initial date of May 31. “The government [reneged] …