Egypt Announces Discovery of 3000-year-old “Lost Gold City” in Luxor, described as “the second most important archeological discovery...
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced on Thursday that an Egyptian mission under the supervision of Egyptologist Dr.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccines now an effective weapon against COVID-19 in all countries of the Eastern Mediterranean ...
7 April 2021, Cairo, Egypt – With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines to Libya on 5 April 2020, all 22 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region have now received vaccines to help in the fight against the pandemic. As early as December 2020, some countries began procuring vaccines directly from the manufacturers and launched vaccination campaigns at the start of the year. Additionally, 13 countries received vaccines via the COVAX Facility, with the first shipment landing in Sudan on 3 March 2021 and the latest shipments arriving in Islamic Republic of Iran on 5 April. “The rapid distribution and rollout of CO...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 7, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 767 New Coronavirus Cases, 47 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Monday that 767 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 205,732. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the Nile, seen as...
Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa on Sunday over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the Nile,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt's first female captain falsely blamed for blocking Suez Canal
The captain of the Ever Given has not been revealed, but Egyptian officials have said that human error may have caused the ship to run... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt's first female ship's captain falsely blamed for blocking the Suez canal
Egypt's pioneering ship captain has been targeted over false rumours about her role in the incident. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egyptians Falsely Blame First Female Captain for Suez Canal Debacle
Marwa Elselehdar was shocked to see fake news reports that she was the pilot who ran the Ever Given in to a sandbank of the Suez Canal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Views of primary health care providers of the challenges to screening for intimate partner violence, Egypt - Ibrahim E, Hamed N, Ahmed L.
This study aimed to determine the barriers that health care providers in Fayoum, Egypt, consider prevent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Egypt puts on a show as it moves royal mummies to new home
‘Pharaohs’ Golden Parade’ snakes across Cairo, transporting remains of ancient kings and queens to new resting place. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt's upcoming first female captain blamed for Suez blockage, even though she was nowhere near it
Egypt's pioneering ship captain has been targeted over false rumours about her role in the incident. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ancient mummies are paraded through the streets of Cairo
Ancient mummies of Egypt's royal pharaohs emerged from their resting places Saturday and were paraded through the streets of Cairo in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt demands over 1B in damages after Suez Canal blockage
Egypt's Suez canal Authority warns the ship and its cargo will not be allowed leave if the issue of damages goes to court. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt mummies pass through Cairo in ancient rulers' parade
The Cairo spectacle sees the remains of 18 kings and four queens taken to a new resting place. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Diocese of Egypt's Deaf Unit Continuing to Provide Care Despite Covid Restrictions
[ACNS] The Deaf Unit in Cairo, part of the Episcopal/Anglican Diocese of Egypt, has faced setbacks because of Covid-19 but has continued to serve their community throughout the past year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Child maltreatment: knowledge, attitudes and reporting behaviour of physicians in teaching hospitals, Egypt - Saeed N, Sultan EA, Salama N, Galal M, Ghanem M.
This study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of physicians in Alexandria University teaching hospitals about the diagnosis and repo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Three Ways the US Can Promote Equity in Ending the COVID-19 Pandemic Globally
Continued inequity in COVID-19 vaccination means virus mutations occur and newer variants emerge that may be resistant to currently available vaccines. Credit: United Nations.By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Apr 2 2021 (IPS) As richer western nations continue hoarding COVID-19 vaccines to the detriment of poorer nations, there is some light on the horizon. On April 15, 2021, the U.S. will join the Global Vaccine Alliance (GAVI) and co-host the launch of the Investment Opportunity for COVAX Advance Market Commitment. The aim of the event is to raise more funds to ensure at least 1.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines are available ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Egypt expects $1 billion in damages over stuck ship in Suez
Egypt is expecting more than $1 billion in compensation after a cargo ship blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week, according to the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

854 400 COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped by COVAX to Egypt
Cairo, 1 April 2021 – Last night, Egypt received more than 850 000 COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX Facility. More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a plane landed in Cairo carrying 854 400 doses of the Astra Zeneca Oxford vaccine produced by AstraZeneca-SK Bioscience (AZ-SKBio).   According to the Ministry of Health and Population's plan, the first segment of the population to receive the 854 400 doses will be health workers, the elderly and people with chronic diseases.   Minister of Health and Population Dr Hala...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 1, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

854 400 COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped by COVAX Facility to Egypt
Cairo, 1 April 2021 – Last night, Egypt received more than 850 000 COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX Facility. More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a plane landed in Cairo carrying 854 400 doses of the Astra Zeneca Oxford vaccine produced by AstraZeneca-SK Bioscience (AZ-SKBio).   According to the Ministry of Health and Population's plan, the first segment of the population to receive the 854 400 doses will be health workers, the elderly and people with chronic diseases.   Minister of Health and Population Dr Hala...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 1, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Govt Allows Prayers At Mosques in Ramadan
[Egypt Online] Gov't allows prayers at mosques in Ramadan (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nawal El Saadawi: A Life Lived Dangerously Nawal El Saadawi: A Life Lived Dangerously
Firebrand Egyptian doctor, feminist, and radical thinker died March 21 at age 89.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Ship 'partially refloated,' but still stuck in Suez Canal
SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Engineers on Monday “partially refloated” the colossal container ship that continues to block traffic through the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infant found alive after Egypt building collapse kills 25
CAIRO (AP) — Search and rescue workers pulled a 6-month-old baby alive from the rubble of a collapsed building as the death toll from... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egyptian leader gives last-resort order to dislodge ship from Suez Canal
Egypt's president has ordered Suez Canal Authority (SCA) officials to prepare to begin the process of unloading a massive container ship... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 tugboats speed to Egypt's Suez Canal as shippers avoid it
SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — Two additional tugboats sped Sunday to Egypt's Suez Canal to aid efforts to free a skyscraper-sized container ship... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At the Suez Canal, hoping a rising tide will lift a boat 4 football fields long
MANSHIYET RUGOLA, Egypt — The gargantuan container ship that has blocked world trade by getting stuck aslant the Suez Canal has towered... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘A Very Big Problem.’ Giant Ship in the Suez Remains Stuck
A tiny Egyptian village has a front-row seat to the unfolding effort to dislodge the container ship that ran aground in the canal,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cargo ship still stuck across Suez Canal, but Egyptian official says it will be freed over weekend
After a warning that it could take "weeks" to clear the vital cargo lane, an advisor to Egypt's president says it will be reopened within 3 days. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suez Canal remains blocked amid efforts to free stuck vessel
SUEZ, Egypt (AP) — A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day Saturday, as authorities... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt races to dislodge giant vessel blocking Suez Canal
ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Tugboats and a specialized suction dredger worked Friday to dislodge a giant container ship that has been stuck... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cargo ship still stuck across Suez Canal, and it may be going nowhere for "weeks"
Despite early hopes by Egypt's Suez Canal Authority that the vital cargo lane could be cleared quickly, a giant container vessel appears... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt's Suez Canal still blocked as huge ship leaves global trade in a jam
Experts said that the frenzied flotation efforts could take weeks, with the head of one of the salvage companies likening the ship to a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shipping losses mount from cargo vessel stuck in Suez Canal
ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — Dredgers, tugboats and even a backhoe failed to free a giant cargo ship wedged in Egypt’s Suez Canal on Thursday... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 641 New Coronavirus Cases, 40 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said Wednesday 24/3/2021 that 641 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases since the outbreak in the country began to 197,350. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Massive cargo ship becomes wedged, blocks Egypt's Suez Canal
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A skyscraper-sized container ship has become wedged across Egypt's Suez Canal and blocked all traffic... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 648 Covid-19 Cases, 43 Fatalities
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said on Tuesday 23/4 that 648 new coronavirus infections were detected, bringing the case load to 196,709. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt's Suez Canal blocked by stranded container ship blown sideways in dust storm
Tankers have been lining up for hours after a massive vessel turned side ways, blocking one of the world's busiest trade waterways. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
The Commission The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health in the Eastern Mediterranean was established in 2019 by the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean as an independent, expert Commission. The Commission has conducted an extensive review of health inequities in the Region and has produced a report "Build back fairer: achieving health equity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region". The report provides detailed analysis of the status of health inequities and a list of actionable recommendations. The work of the Commission puts social justice and health equity at the centre of all acti...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 22, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Reports 644 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health and Population Ministry said Saturday that 644 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases to 194,771. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Minister - 250,000 to Be Vaccinated Against Covide-19 This Week
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed said on Saturday 20/03/2021 that her ministry targets to vaccinate around 250,000 medical workers and eligible citizens against Covid-19 by the end of this week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Our biggest challenge? Lack of imagination’: the scientists turning the desert green
In China, scientists have turned vast swathes of arid land into a lush oasis. Now a team of maverick engineers want to do the same to the SinaiFlying into Egypt in early February to make the most important presentation of his life, Ties van der Hoeven prepared by listening to the podcast13 Minutes To The Moon– the story of how Nasa accomplished the lunar landings. The mission he was discussing with the Egyptian government was more earthbound in nature, but every bit as ambitious. It could even represent a giant leap for mankind.Van der Hoeven is a co-founder of theWeather Makers, a Dutch firm of “holistic engin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Steve Rose Tags: Environment Deserts Egypt Africa Middle East and North Africa World news Climate change Science Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Minister Inspects Quarantine Facility At Sharm El Sheikh Airport
[Egypt Online] Health Minister Hala Zayed on Thursday asserted that 100 percent of the medical teams in South Sinai governorate will be vaccinated in the coming week as part of the ministry's keenness on protection of medical staff against infection in order to continue offering services to patients during the coronavirus pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Records 642 New Coronavirus Cases, 41 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Health Ministry said Thursday that 642 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country since the beginning of the outbreak to 193,482. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Some Mesothelioma Patients May Benefit from Second Radical Surgery
This study should elicit a call of hands for centers to share their experiences, to say either do it, or not do it,” Elsayed said. “Right now, you just don’t find a good number of centers doing that second operation.” Earlier Mesothelioma Surgery Studies  This most recent report focused on three smaller studies totaling 40 patients involved in a second major surgery with a curative intent for mesothelioma. In the first group of 16 patients, there was a median survival of 20.4 months after the second surgery for those with epithelial cell type, but only 7.4 months survival for those wit...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 17, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Egypt army razed more than 12,300 buildings in Sinai in probable war crimes: HRW
The rights group says demolition of 12,350 buildings in the peninsula between 2013 and 2020 amounted to ‘war crimes’. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Health Min. - Egypt Ready to Offer All Support to Eastern Mediterranean Countries to Eradicate Polio
[Egypt Online] Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed expressed Egypt's readiness to offer all necessary support for Eastern Mediterranean countries to eradicate polio. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - March 17, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Registers 631 New Coronavirus Cases, 40 Deaths
[Egypt Online] The Ministry of Health announced on Monday15/3/2021 that 631 new coronavirus cases were detected, upping the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 191,555. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news