This paper is part of the project “Knowledge as a Public Good”. The project examines the relationship between knowledge production, academia, scholarship, and public policy with a local focus and addresses the tension between international and local knowledge. The project includes workshops that aim to promote evidence-based research by providing …
Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar responded to reports claiming that the mysterious disease outbreak in a village at Qena Governorate, Upper Egypt is the coronavirus.
The Russian supervisory authority has tightened health measures on flights from Egypt following the emergence of a mysterious disease, the Tass news agency reported.
The tragedy of a pregnant woman whose baby died after she was forced to give birth outside the doors of a public hospital because she could not afford a small admission fee has outraged people in Egypt, where one-third of the 104 million population lives below the poverty line.
Egyptian doctors are resigning en masse from the nation’s government-run health system, highlighting the growing discontent with chronically low salaries and underfunded hospitals.
The statistics revealed by the Egyptian Medical Syndicate regarding the resignations of 4,621 doctors over the past year due to low wages and poor working conditions have sparked widespread controversy in Egypt.
An Egyptian political detainee, Jihad Abdel-Ghani, has died of jaw and throat cancer in the medical centre at the Badr prison, Ikhwan Online reported yesterday.
As many as 18 doctors have died in Egypt due to long working hours and exhaustion this year, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate has said.
The main children’s cancer hospital in Tanta, a city in the Nile Delta nearly 100km north of the Egyptian capital Cairo, is set to close its doors for good.
Maryam Hussain is a doctor in the Coronavirus Diagnostic Department at Ain Shams General Hospital where she has spent five months trying to get the vaccine against the Coronavirus.