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Organisation is working closely with Eastern Mediterranean region governments to provide guidance on gradual re-opening
Not all countries able to report data systematically, says WHO Regional Director
Medication may cause negative side effects, should be taken under medical supervision, says Egyptian Medicines Authority
Countries must undertake one or two incubation periods to control pandemic, says WHO
Following five years of war, Yemen’s fragile health system faces catastrophic shortages
No evidence of immunity to virus after recovery, says Al-Mandhari
Vaccination should continue to be offered to save lives: WHO
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls decision timing inappropriate
Turkey announces weekend curfew in fight against COVID-19
Egypt reports 125 new coronavirus cases and 5 deaths, raising total to 2,190 infections and 164 deaths
In a press conference on Monday, Jabbour added that 13% of Egypt’s coronavirus infections are amongst healthcare workers.
Fears increase for northern Syrian camps becoming Covid-19 breeding grounds
Total of 13,064 infections, 698 fatalities confirmed across Africa
Turkey has fastest growing COVID-19 infections, Lebanon at risk
Trump also criticised the WHO’s initial response to the outbreak and the time it took to declare the outbreak a global pandemic, on 11 March.
The states participating in this protocol should be committed to the principles of equal sovereignty and territorial integrity, alongside no interference in the internal affairs of other countries
Pandemic has infected 609, killed 40 in Egypt, with 132 recoveries
WHO urges nations to collaborate to secure life-saving medical equipment
Egypt is clear of COVID-19 outbreak which killed 2,933 globally, says PM Madbouly
Egypt is to receive coronavirus detectors within hours
WHO declares coronavirus pandemic a global health emergency
The organisation also stressed that no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus were reported in the eastern Mediterranean region, saying that the WHO is working with countries to continue strengthening preparedness activities in line with international health regulations.
Critics mainly rejected the use of electrotherapy sessions to regulate the rhythm of the brain, saying that this practice is “misleading,” medically wrong, and unethical
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed on Tuesday Egyptian efforts to develop the country’s health sector during a meeting with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom in Geneva. During the meeting, Shoukry reviewed the Egyptian experience in fighting hepatitis C and the latest developments of the health sector in Egypt. …
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is celebrating the World Antibiotics Awareness Week from 13 to 19 November, in its regional office in Cairo, with the theme of this year’s campaign, “seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics”. The aim of the campaign is to advocate for the proper and responsible use of …
Egypt is one of the potentially vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change: World Bank
Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola have begun one of the biggest ever emergency vaccination campaigns in Africa to curb a yellow fever epidemic that has killed hundreds since the beginning of this year.
850,000 patients have been examined and given medication since September 2014
The World Health Organization has rebuffed a call from health experts to postpone or move the Rio Summer Olympics over the Zika Virus. Health experts had called for the games to be postponed.
Health minister addresses non-aligned movement countries in Geneva