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Egypt: 3RP Monthly Update - December 2015: Health

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94,817acute/chronic Primary Health Care consultations for girls, women, boys and men since the beginning of 2015

DECEMBER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The delivery of diagnostic medical equipment for 20 Ministry of Health primary health facilities and Ministry of Health (MOH) directorates’ administrative offices was completed in Cairo, Alexandria, Damietta and other remote border Governorates namely Marsa Matrouh and the Red Sea.

  • As part of the National Stop TB Partnership in Egypt initiated by MOH National TB Program, and in line with Egypt success in reducing TB annual incidence as well as prevalence rates, seven campaigns for active case detection of TB among migrants, POCs and host communities were conducted over 3 days in refugees residing areas. During the campaigns, the detected TB cases were referred to MoH chest clinics and Refuge Egypt clinics. The campaigns were coordinated by UNHCR in partnership with Refuge Egypt and Car