Health Minister Ahmed Emad el Din Radi and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi signed Wednesday a MoU, allowing the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to provide health services for refugees in Egypt.
The $1.1 million MoU aims at setting a framework for cooperation between the Health Ministry and the UNHCR to provide primary care and emergency services to the registered refugees at the UN body in Egypt.
Egypt has dispatched a medical convoy to Eritrea, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday 18/6/2016.
The Egyptian convoy was dispatched from the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD), added the ministry. The convoy included eight doctors, a medical equipment engineer and a general supervisor.
More than 100 surgeries were carried out by the Egyptian doctors and medical tests conducted on more than 1,200 patients. The Eritrean health departments extended thanks to Egypt for dispatching the convoy.
Embassy of Egypt in Mali presented the necessary medical equipment for the preterm infants unit at the Maternity and Children Hospital that is adding five incubators to increase the unit capacity, thus culminating the efforts of the secretariat of the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa in coordination with the Ministry of Health.
Consul General of Egypt in Port Sudan, Ambassador Mohammed Khalil accompanied by the Sudanese Minister of Health in the Red Sea Province visited the dialysis centre in Port Sudan, on March 4th, 2013, to present medical aid from the Egyptian Fund for technical Cooperation with Africa. The Minister of Health expressed his appreciation for the continuous support of the Fund to the centre, particularly through providing rare medicines, in light of the dire need of the centre to receive government and popular support that nearly represents one-third of the actual needs of the centre.
Consul of Egypt in Port Sudan, Ambassador Mohammed Khalil delivered a gift from the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa affiliate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the dialysis centre in Port Sudan. The aid package comprises 30 parcels of catheters and dialysis equipment. The centre’s director and officials of the Association of Kidney Patients Friends in Sudan expressed deep gratitude for Egypt’s support to the efforts of the Centre, which provides dialysis services to patients for free.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a shipment of medical equipment as a gift from Egypt to the South Sudanese hospitals. The shipment contained a number of medical devices, including three transportable x-ray set.
Within the framework of Egypt's persistent cooperation with its African brotherly peoples, seeking to enhance and increase fraternal ties among African peoples, the Minister of Foreign Affairs instructed the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa to offer medical aid to the hospital of Bagamoyo city, at the Tanzanian President's request. This confirms Egypt's continuous keenness to meet the needs of Tanzania and provide all possible assistance in various fields, in spite of the events Egypt passes through.
Egypt provided an urgent aid of two ton medicines to Congo Brazzaville to help them face the aftermath of the blasts that hit the capital Brazzaville last week, leaving a large number of victims.
In a press conference held on 31th January, 2012 extensively covered by the Congolese media. Ambassador of Egypt to Congo, Khaled Omran delivered pharmaceutical aid of five tons of medicines and hospital needs to the Congolese Minister of health.
The Egyptian Embassy in Djibouti presented Egyptian assistance to the Djibouti Government of 120 tons of corn flour and 3500 canned food boxes and 20 greenhouses to help Djibouti face the impacts of the 2011 severe drought that hit the country.
Egypt had sent medical assistance to Djibouti including 500 parcels of different medicines weighed five and a half tons in December 2011.
Within the framework of the constant cooperation between Egypt and the African brotherly countries and enhancing and increasing the brotherly cooperation ties between the African peoples, the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa, in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Health, dispatched a medical convoy to Ethiopia.
Within the framework of the Egyptian government support to the friendly African states, the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa presented food and medical assistance to Djibouti to help alleviate the impacts of the drought which hit the country in the early days of 2011.
Rafah crossing was exceptionally opened to allow the entrance of the rest of the aid convoy “Miles of Smiles-7” to Gaza Strip. The crossing was closed for 6 days.
An official source at Rafah Port said that the remaining of the aid convey include 32 ambulances and disabled cars. He indicated that on Saturday 5/11/2011 the convoy entered 11 ambulances and other medical aid accompanied 113 from different nationalities.
On August 23rd, Spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Menha Bakhoum, stated that a delegation representing the Egyptian Government and trends is heading to Mogadishu on Friday, August 26th, to hand over Egyptian assistance freighted on board military planes to the Somali capital. Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs, Ambassador Mona Omar, will head the delegation on behalf of Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr.
Upon the instructions of the Foreign Minister, the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa intensified its efforts with Ethiopia through offering humanitarian assistance. A medical convoy consisting of 18 doctors was dispatched during the period from 12/6/2011 to 22/6/2011. During their presence, the crew of the Egyptian medical convoy performed 92 surgeries in "Dil-chora" hospital in "Dire Dawa" city and "Debrazit" hospital in "Basketo" city, including surgeries in breast cancer, colon, stomach and digestive system.
7 Oct. 2010
Strengthening the human dimension of the Egyptian foreign policy and firmly believe in supporting the brotherly African countries and upon the instructions of H.E. Minister of Foreign Affairs "Ahmed Aboul-Gheit", the Secretary-General of the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa, H.E.Ambassador Fatima Galal presented medical aid to Niger to face the destructive effects caused by the floods that recently swept Niger.
Upon President Hosni Mubarak's directives, Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ordered two military planes carrying humanitarian aid to fly to Islamabad to help ease the suffering of millions of Pakistanis hit by the country's worst floods in 80 years.
The Egyptian embassy in Islamabad undertook efforts, in coordination with the national Pakistani disaster management agency, to unload the shipment which includes medical supplies, tents and foodstuffs.
The step comes in prompt response from Egypt to an appeal by Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi during a …
As many as 343 Palestinians crossed Rafah land terminal into Gaza on Friday 4/6/2010 in the fourth day of its opening upon directives from President Hosni Mubarak.
As many as 208 Palestinians, including patients, students and humanitarian cases, were allowed into Egypt. Also, 135 Gazans crossed back home.
Meantime, Head of Egypt 's Rafah city, Gen.
Upon instructions from Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary-General of the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa offered medicine assistance to the Ugandan Government to deal with the humanitarian disaster caused by the successive landslides in the Bududa region, east Uganda.
The assistance was delivered in a ceremony held at the Egyptian Embassy in Kampala, with the participation of the Ugandan Minister of State for Relief and Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru; and was attended by representatives of the local media.
The Ugandan official expressed his …
Within the cooperation framework between the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa, the Islamic Development Bank and the Arab Doctors Union, the Egyptian medical convoy arrived at N'Djamena earlier this month within the framework of a campaign that aims at combating blindness caused by cataract in Chad.
The Chadian Hospital "Al Horreya" held a ceremony on this occasion, which was attended by Ms. Mahdeya Othman Eissa Chadian Minister of State for Health.