Acute toxic effects of the new psychoactive substance "voodoo" among patients presented to the Poison Control Center of Ain Shams University Hospitals (PCC-ASUH), Egypt, during 2017 - Hussien R, El-Setouhy M, Shinawi ME, El-Hariri HM, Hirshon JM.
This study assessed the acute t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 688 Coronavirus Cases, 24 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 688 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 298,296. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The UN Food Systems Summit and Some Issues of Concern
Conclusion The Food Systems Summit kicks off in New York on September 23 during the UN General Assembly High-Level Week. World leaders will come together to find common ground and form alliances that accelerate our way to realizing the SDGs in this remaining decade of action before 2030 is upon us. Will we succeed in making Zero hunger a reality? If we are serious about this goal, the answer includes rethinking and redesigning our food systems to make them more sustainable. Trevor Page, resident in Lethbridge, Canada, is a former Emergencies Director of the World Food Programme. He also served with the UN Food & Agric...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Conferences Economy & Trade Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva U Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 637 Coronavirus Cases in Past 24 HRs
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 637 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 296,276. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Receives More Than 564k Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine Astrazeneca From France
[Egypt Online] Egypt has received 546,400 doses of COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca from France through the COVAX facility, in cooperation with the UNICEF, announced the Egyptian Ministry of Health Hala Zayd in a statement on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: 14.9m People Registered for Covid-19 Vaccines So Far
[Egypt Online] The number of people who have registered for COVID-19 vaccines so far reached 14.9 million citizens, said Spokesperson of Ministry of Health Khaled Megahed in media remarks to El Hikaya talk show on MBC Masr on Friday evening. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Multifarious experiences of women drivers post-car accidents: an urban community experience - Abd El Fatah SAM.
This study aims to assess frequency of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms among women drivers who... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 569 Coronavirus Cases in Past 24 Hours
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 569 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 295,051. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: PM Stresses Importance of Vaccinating All Registered Citizens
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli underlined the importance of vaccinating all citizens, who had registered at the Health Ministry's website to get Covid-19 vaccines as soon as possible. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 503 New Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 503 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 293,951. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Statement on COVID-19 by WHO ’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean
15 September 2021 – As of 12 September 2021, the Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported more than 15 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 278,000 deaths. Over the past few weeks, we have seen the overall number of cases and deaths in our Region decline, but the situation remains fragile and unpredictable. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen the trends evolve in waves, so despite recent decline in our Region over recent weeks, this pandemic is still far from over. Five of 22 countries in our Region Egypt, the occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, the Syrian Arab Republic, and Yemen...
Source: WHO EMRO News - September 15, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Ivermectin: Cochrane ’s most talked about review so far, ever. Why?
In this author interview with Stephanie Weibel and Maria Popp, we find out more about their Cochrane review, Ivermectin for treating and preventing COVID-19. The review currently has an Altmetric Attention Score of more than 7000, which makes it the most talked-about review in the history of the Cochrane Library.Briefly, what is Ivermectin?Ivermectin is a medicine used to kill parasites, such as intestinal worms (helminths) in animals or scabies in humans. It is inexpensive and it is widely used in regions of the world where parasitic infestations are common, such as in parts of Asia and South America. Ivermectin has few u...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 491 New Coronavirus Cases, 14 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said 491 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 293,448. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Biden to withhold, restrict some military aid to Egypt
The move is a compromise that may disappoint some activists but nonetheless is arguably more human-rights-friendly than in the past. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence-based design for workplace violence prevention in emergency departments utilizing CPTED and space syntax analyses - El-Hadedy N, El-Husseiny M.
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence (WPV) is a prevalent phenomenon in Egyptian emergency departments (EDs), an issue that threatens an already scarce resource of healthcare workers. Furthermore, changes and modifications are continuously taking place in hospit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Egypt: Cooperation With S.Korea in Plasma Collection, Coronavirus Vaccines
[Egypt Online] Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed said that Egypt seeks to cooperate with South Korea with regard to plasma collection and coronavirus vaccines' production. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A big ship got stuck in the Suez Canal and blocked traffic. Again
A carrier vessel became wedged in Egypt’s Suez Canal, briefly blocking traffic in one lane of crucial global waterway, Egyptian authorities said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 399 New Coronavirus Cases, 13 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 399 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 291,172. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Sisi Orders Offering Healthcare to Student Hit By Truck
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ordered on Wednesday to secure all needed healthcare for Mennatullah Hisham Hassan Thabet - a 14-year preparatory school student - who survived a truck accident. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 378 New Corona Virus Cases, 10 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 378 new corona virus cases were detected in Egypt in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 290,773. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Madbouli Inaugurates 1st Edition of Egypt - LCF
[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli said that Egypt-ICF is held under extraordinary circumstances faced by the development efforts around the world in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt, General Electric Probe Health Cooperation
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed has held a meeting with officials from General Electric (GE) to discuss means on cementing cooperation in health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bayer Middle East brings Alleye home monitoring programme to Egypt
The German pharma giant is working with top eye hospitals in the country to support virtual care for patients with Diabetic Macular Edema or age-related macular degeneration. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 3, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 255 New Infections, 7 Deaths in 24 Hours
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said late on Sunday29/8/ 2021 that 255 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of those confirmed in Egypt since the beginning of the outbreak to 287,899. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

West Africa: The First Human Case of Marburg Virus in West Africa Is No Surprise - Here's Why
[The Conversation Africa] The first case of fatal Marburg virus disease was identified in Guinea, West Africa on 9 August 2021. Marburg is a highly infectious zoonotic haemorrhagic fever transmitted to people from fruit bats, specifically the Egyptian Rousette bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus). It spreads among humans through direct contact with the bodily fluids of infected people, surfaces and materials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Madbouli - Vacsera Complex to Produce 8 Types of Key Vaccines to Citizens
[Egypt Online] Prime minister Mostafa Madbouli said a complex of the Holding Company for Biological Products and Vaccines (VACSERA) is a giant edifice that aims at producing eight vital types of vaccines to citizens, noting that Egypt had been previously producing such vaccines but their production was halted. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Sisi Tells G20 Compact With Africa - Coronavirus Vaccines in Africa 'Far Less' Than Actual Needs
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Friday 27/08/2021 that the coronavirus vaccines available in the African countries are far less than their actual needs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 221 New Coronavirus Cases, 10 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said Thursday that 221 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 287,159. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Scientists Find Fossil Of Deadly 4-Legged Whale They Didn’t Know Existed
Researchers named the now-extinct creature "Phiomectus anubis" after Anubis, the Egyptian god of death. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 26, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Seven countries in the Region to participate in WHO ’s Solidarity PLUS trial
WHO’s Solidarity PLUS trial enters new phase to test 3 new candidate drugs for COVID-19  Cairo, 25 August 2021 – Seven countries in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region have enrolled to participate in the Solidarity PLUS clinical trial led by WHO. Solidarity PLUS will evaluate 3 potential drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 infections – artesunate, imatinib and infliximab – aiming to protect people from severe hospitalization and death because of COVID-19.  These drugs were selected by an independent panel of experts who assess all available evidence on all relevant therapeutics. T...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 25, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 194 New Coronavirus Cases, 7 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said Tuesday that 194 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 286,735. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 189 New Coronavirus Cases, 5 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said on Monday night 23/8/2021 that 189 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 286,541. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Sisi On Sada El Balad Channel - Egyptian State Has Taken Serious Steps for Education Development
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Monday 23/8/2021 if the population growth continues to increase in this way, the Egyptians' living conditions will not change significantly, emphasizing the importance of raising the citizens' awareness about the comprehensive concept of the population growth issue. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 24, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

The impact of the Cairo Streets Development Project on the independent mobility of children: a field study on the streets of Heliopolis, Egypt - Shafik N, Mansour Y, Kamel S, Morcos R.
Due to significant changes in Cairo's streets today, young children may face difficulties finding opportunities to be safe and active. They can encounter low independent mobility, limiting their access to places in their neighborhoods, and can have poor ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 184 New Coronavirus Cases, 8 Deaths On Sunday
[Egypt Online] Egypt reported 184 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total infection tally officially to 285,352 since the outbreak began in February 2020, said Health Ministry in its daily coronavirus update statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: 25 Million Doses of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine to Arrive Egypt Over the Coming 4 Months - President's Health Advisor
[Egypt Online] The President advisor for health and prevention affairs Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din said Monday that Egypt will be receiving 25 million doses of Johnson& Johnson vaccine over the coming four months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt to Release Locally-Made Coronavirus Vaccine Soon - Production Up to 18.5 Million Doses Monthly
[Egypt Online] Egypt will release its locally-produced doses of the Chinese Sinovac coronavirus vaccine by today or tomorrow maximum, and will manufacture between 15 and 18.5 million doses per month, Health Minister Hala Zayed said on Sunday 22/8/2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt to close Rafah crossing into Gaza after weekend of violence
Cairo tells Hamas crossing will be closed from Monday, in seeming expression of anger over border riot that set back Egyptian-moderated... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Djibouti: Egypt to Build Specialized Hospital in Djibouti - Minister
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed said Sunday that a layout of a specialized Egyptian hospital that should be built in Djibouti was completed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 131 New Coronavirus Infections, 9 Deaths - Health Ministry
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 131 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 285,831. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 107 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 107 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country to 285,465. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 112 Coronavirus Cases in Past 24 Hours
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 112 new coronavirus cases were detected in Egypt over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases to 285,577. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Statement on Afghanistan by Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern ...
18 August 2021, Cairo, Egypt — The World Health Organization (WHO) is committed to staying in Afghanistan and delivering critical health services and calls on all parties to respect and protect civilians, health workers, patients and health facilities. During this difficult time, the well-being of all civilians — as well as the safety and security of our staff — in Afghanistan is paramount.   Sustained access to humanitarian assistance, including essential health services and medical supplies, is a critical lifeline for millions of Afghans, and must not be interrupted. Months of ...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 18, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Egypt: President Sisi Directs Government to Cooperate With International Oncology Centers
[Egypt Online] President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed the government to expand the scale of implementing the Women's Health initiative through strengthening cooperation with international centers specialized in oncology, said the Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Radi in a statement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Sisi Orders Outlining Plan to Vaccinate Staff of Universities, Educational Institutes
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has directed action to outline a plan to vaccinate cadres of universities and educational institutes, including teachers and employees. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 99 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 99 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country to 285,257. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt receives third batch of 1 766 400 AstraZeneca vaccines through the COVAX Facility
To increase vaccination rates in Egypt the Ministry of Health and Population has opened more than 400 vaccination centres in the past few months CAIRO, 16 August 2021 – Egypt has received an additional 1 766 400 COVID-19 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in a third batch of vaccines delivered via the COVAX Facility. This delivery will provide an important boost to the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Egypt. The arrival of the vaccines is important at this stage to address the lack of vaccines that Egypt, like many other countries, is facing. Egypt has scaled up its vaccination rates in the past few months,...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 16, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Tageddin - Delta Variant Has Not Appeared in Egypt So Far
[Egypt Online] Presidential Adviser for Health and Preventive Affairs Awad Tageddin confirmed that Delta variant has not appeared in Egypt so far. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 86 New Coronavirus Cases, 6 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said that 86 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country to 284,875. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Min - 525,000 Doses of Astrazeneca Vaccine Arrive At Cairo Airport
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed announced that a new batch of 525,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Cairo International Airport on Tuesday10/8/2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news