Egypt: Egypt Highlights Family's Important Roles to Contain Covid-19
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Geneva Ahmed Ihab Gamal Eddin said Cairo has coordinated with over 95 countries to issue a joint statement on the pivotal role played by families to overcome the crises, including the outbreak of Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 509 New Coronavirus Cases, 39 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Monday night that 509 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 277,797. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Finance Minister Underscores Efforts to Boost Partnership With Private Medical Sector
[Egypt Online] Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said he is looking forward to boosting partnership with the private medical sector to render a comprehensive health insurance system successful. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 566 New Coronavirus Infections, 38 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said on Saturday 19/6/2021 that 566 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 276,756. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 609 New Coronavirus Cases, 37 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said on Tuesday 15/6/2021 that 609 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country to 274,404. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why flip-flops shouldn ’t be your sole choice in summer footwear
If you want to put your best foot forward this summer, go easy on the flip-flops. The simple sandals that produce the unmistakable thwack-thwack sound effect are clearly the warm-weather footwear of choice for many Americans these days. Possibly the oldest known form of shoes – the British Museum has a pair of flip-flop-like sandals from Egypt that date to 1,500 B.C. – fli p-flops gained popularity in the United States after World War II when soldiers and sailors brought home the Japanese versions… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Wake Forest Baptist Health Source Type: news

Segmentation effect on the transferability of international safety performance functions for rural roads in Egypt - Elagamy SR, El-Badawy SM, Shwaly SA, Zidan ZM, Shahdah UE.
This paper examines the transferability of the Safety Performance Function (SPF) of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) and other 10 international SPFs for total crashes on rural multi-lane divided roads in Egypt. Four segmentation approaches are assessed in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Vaccine sharing programme  must be top of G7 agenda
Leaders of the G7 nations must use this week’s summit to agree a temporary waiver of the intellectual property (IP) rights for the coronavirus vaccine ​to allow more of the world’s population to be vaccinated and quickly, says UNISON today (Thursday).   The G7 nations, whose members include the UK, Canada, Germany and the US, have so far failed to reach agreement on a proposal made last year by India and South Africa to the World Trade Organisation. This ​proposal sought to bypass the monopoly held ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 10, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release Covid vaccine Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Received Largest Number of Publishers At Int'l Book Fairs Since Covid-19 Outbreak - Minister
[Egypt Online] Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem said Egypt is the country that has received the largest number of publishers at international book fairs since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Sisi Urges Govt to Increase Kidney Transplant Centers Nationwide
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi directed the government to provide the support necessary for expanding the number of kidney transplants which are considered the ideal treatment for renal failure. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 773 New Coronavirus Cases, 38 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said on Tuesday night 8/6/2021 that 773 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 269,527. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 782 New Coronavirus Cases, 47 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said on Monday night that 782 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 268,754. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Aloe There - Getting Up Close With the 'Plant of Immortality'
[Daily Maverick] Aloes have featured in San paintings dating from 5,000 to 2,000 years ago, and medicinal use of the plant is recorded in Egypt from as far back as 3000 BC as well as being referenced in the Bible. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt sends building equipment to begin Gaza reconstruction
Egypt has sent a convoy of engineers and building equipment to Gaza to begin reconstruction in the Palestinian enclave after the recent... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden Announces a Donation of 19 Million COVID-19 Vaccines to COVAX, With More to Follow
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday the U.S. will donate 75% of its unused COVID-19 vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing program, acting as more Americans have been vaccinated and global inequities have become more glaring. Of the first tranche of 25 million doses, the White House said about 19 million will go to COVAX, with approximately 6 million for South and Central America, 7 million for Asia and 5 million for Africa. The doses mark a substantial — and immediate — boost to the lagging COVAX effort, which to date has shared just 76 million doses with needy countri...
Source: TIME: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ZEKE MILLER / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 956 New Coronavirus Cases, 40 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said on Tuesday night 1/6/2021 that 956 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 263,606. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egyptian Textile Businesses Embrace Agility in the Face of Covid-19
[ITC] Although medical doctor Ali El Nawawi is an experienced professional in the areas of international cooperation and health, COVID-19 presented him with a completely new challenge. During the pandemic, El Nawawi found himself working not as a health professional but as an entrepreneur running a small enterprise, Scarabaeus Sacer, in Egypt's clothing sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

More than 10 million cases of COVID-19 reported in WHO ’s Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, 31 May 2021 – More than 10.1 million COVID-19 cases and 202 121 deaths have been reported from 22 countries across WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region since the first documented case on 29 January 2020. “This is a troubling milestone for everyone in our Region. Despite all our efforts over the past 16 months, we have not yet controlled the pandemic and there is much work to do. We all have a role in reducing infections and deaths by acting responsibly to protect ourselves and our loved ones,” said Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. As of 30 May, almost...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 31, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Israel, Egypt hold high-level talks on ceasefire, rebuilding Gaza
Officials from Egypt and Israel held meetings in both countries Sunday to discuss solidifying a tentative truce between Israel and Hamas... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 1,133 New Coronavirus Cases, 46 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Friday 28/05/2021 that 1,133 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 259,540. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 1,132 New Coronavirus Cases, 54 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Thursday night that 1,132 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 258,407. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: President Sisi Keen On Helping Africa Eradicate Hepatitis
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is keen on supporting Africa in eliminating hepatitis through an initiative to treat one million Africans for hepatitis C, Health Minister Hala Zayed said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt invites Israel and Hamas for direct talks in Cairo, Israel accepts
Egypt invited Israel and Gaza to Cairo to discuss the return of captives and the rebuilding of the Gaza Strip. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt's President Follows Up On Health Condition of Actor Sherif Desouki After Undergoing Leg Amputation
[Egypt Online] Sherif Desouki, who was rewarded as Best Actor in Cairo International Film Festival in 2018 had his left leg amputated after suffering from diabetic foot. The 53-year old actor captured the attention and feelings of officials, actors and people, including President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

LIVE UPDATES: Blinken holding meetings in Egypt, which played 'critical role' in Israel cease-fire
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to Egypt and Jordan Wednesday during his visit to the Middle East in the wake of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyberbullying among adolescents in Egypt: a call for correlates with sense of emotional security and psychological capital profile - Eweida RS, Hamad NI, Abdo RAEH, Rashwan ZI.
PURPOSE: Modern technology created a borderless world that generated a new covert psychological form of bullying conveyed through electronic mediums. Cyberbullying phenomenon could infiltrate adolescents' personal life and undermine their psychological hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Italy orders four Egyptian security officials to stand trial for alleged kidnap, torture and murder of student
Five years after Giulio Regeni's body was found in Cairo, a judge says four Egyptians should be tried. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Aims to Localize Production of Covid Vaccine to Meet Region's Needs - Min.
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed said Egypt and China have developed constructive cooperation to localize manufacturing coronavirus vaccines in Egypt to meet the needs of the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Trade Minister - Pharmaceutical Industry to Benefit From Export Support Program
[Egypt Online] Minister of Trade and Industry Nivene Gamea on Monday expressed her ministry's keenness on shoring up the pharmaceutical industry which is one of the most important industrial sectors that benefit the country's economy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CT shows shift from teeth to baleen in ancient whales
Research using CT to image a 25-million-year-old fossil whale skull has show...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: X-ray, CT reveal mummified ancient Egyptian was pregnant CT adds fuels to debate over pharaoh's death in ancient Egypt Micro-CT unveils curious history of ancient manikins Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case Dinosaur vertebra fossil rises up in 3D from CT data (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CT helps award-winning violin maker design instruments
A Louisville, KY, violin maker uses CT images to help him craft his award-winnin...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: X-ray, CT reveal mummified ancient Egyptian was pregnant CT adds fuels to debate over pharaoh's death in ancient Egypt CT uncovers atherosclerosis in Inuit mummies Phase-contrast CT captures microscopic details of mummy Rewriting history: CT diagnoses ancient cold case (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 24, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Interested in Manufacturing Coronavirus Vaccine Locally - Minister
[Egypt Online] Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed said on Saturday 22/5/2021 that Egypt's administration gives special interest in locally manufacturing the coronavirus vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 1,151 New Coronavirus Cases, 59 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said on Saturday 22/5/2021 that 1,151 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 252,690. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Minister - Egp 260 Mln Added to Health Ministry's Budget to Fight Covid-19
[Egypt Online] Planning and Economic Development Minister Hala El Saeed agreed Saturday 22/05/2021 to increase the budget of the health ministry to supply advanced medical equipment by EGP 260 million. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Minister - Producing Sinovac Vaccine Marks Major Step for Egypt
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed said producing Sinovac vaccine is a major step for Egypt to resume its pioneering role in producing vaccines. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt sends 130 aid-laden trucks to Palestinians in Gaza Strip - Politics
The trucks, laden with 2,500 tons of foodstuff, medicines, baby formula, clothes and appliances, are provided by Long Live Egypt Fund to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sissi vowed to give $500 million to reconstruct Gaza and allowed injured Palestinians to enter Egypt through the closed Rafah border...
The Egyptian leader has been shunned by the White House over his poor human rights and crackdowns. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 1,153 New Coronavirus Cases, 61 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said late Thursday night that 1,153 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 250,391. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Minister Receives 1st Shipment of Raw Material to Locally Produce Sinovac Vaccine
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed on Friday morning received 1,400 Kilograms of raw materials needed to locally manufacture two million doses of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ABC's 'World News Tonight' suggests Biden brokered cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, avoids crediting Egypt
ABC's "World News Tonight" heavily implied that President Biden was responsible for the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas when it was... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Conflict in the Gaza Strip Could Lead to a New COVID-19 Surge
As conflict between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas continues to claim lives in the Gaza Strip, health experts are calling attention to another potential crisis: a worsening COVID-19 outbreak in the area. The number of COVID-19 infections in Gaza was “just leveling off, and then this hit,” a United Nations official told the New York Times on May 16. “It is a grim situation.” On May 3, before the conflict began, Doctors Without Borders warned of an “extraordinary” rise in COVID-19 cases in Gaza, the strip of land between Israel and Egypt that is governed by the militant gr...
Source: TIME: Health - May 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 1,188 New Coronavirus Cases, 61 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said late Monday night that 1,188 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 246,909. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 1,203 New Coronavirus Cases, 63 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said late Saturday night that 1,203 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 244,520. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt declares state of readiness in hospitals to treat injured Palestinians coming from bombarded Gaza
The hospitals have enough blood bags and a medicine supply, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt receives second shipment of 1.77 million COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility
An additional 1.77 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine have arrived in Cairo, Egypt The Ministry of Health and Population leads on scaling up vaccination campaigns across the country as Egypt faces third wave of COVID-19   CAIRO, 14 May 2021 – Egypt yesterday received 1 768 800 COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine doses delivered via the COVAX Facility. This comes more than a month after the arrival of the first shipment containing 854 400 doses. To date, Egypt has been allocated to receive a total of 4.5 milion doses of AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX Facility. This lates...
Source: WHO EMRO News - May 14, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

UCLA scientists decode the ‘language’ of immune cells
UCLA life scientists have identified six “words” that specific immune cells use to call up immune defense genes — an important step toward understanding the language the body uses to marshal responses to threats.In addition, they discovered that the incorrect use of two of these words can activate the wrong genes, resulting in the autoimmune disease known as Sj ögren’s syndrome. The research, conducted in mice,is published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Immunity (Cell Press).“Cells have evolved an immune response code, or language,” said senior author Alexander Hoffmann...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Official says fire at ICU in Egypt hospital kills 2 patients
An Egyptian official says a fire broke out in an intensive care unit of a government-run hospital, leaving two patients dead (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UCLA scientists decode the 'language' of immune cells
(University of California - Los Angeles) UCLA scientists have identified 'words' immune cells use to call up immune defense genes -- an important step toward understanding their language. The scientists also discovered that in an autoimmune disease, Sj ö gren's syndrome, two of these words are used incorrectly, activating the wrong genes and triggering the disease. Senior author, UCLA Professor Alexander Hoffmann, compares decoding the language of immune cells to when archaeologists discovered the Rosetta stone and could begin to read Egyptian hieroglyphs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 12, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New ultrasound technique detects fetal circulation problems
Researchers have developed a new ultrasound technique to monitor the placent...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: X-ray, CT reveal mummified ancient Egyptian was pregnant Fetal cardiovascular MRI helps diagnose congenital heart defects Lung ultrasound spots COVID-19 in newborns Pregnancy is safe for breast cancer survivors Imaging detects big, rare tumor protruding from fetus's mouth (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Min. - 2 Million Doses of China's Sinovac Vaccine to Be Produced By End of June
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed on Sunday said two million doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine will be produced by the end of June. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news