Sisi orders transferring Egypt’s health expertise to African states

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Sunday 26/5/2019 with Minister of Health Hala Zayed and Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat to discuss cooperation with African states in the health field.

So, Sisi ordered intensifying efforts aimed to transfer Egypt’s health and medical expertise to other African countries, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.

Briefing the president on the latest developments of a presidential initiative to provide Hepatitis C treatment for one million Africans, Zayed shed light on the recent visits paid to Sudan, Chad, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea to coordinate this initiative.

She also briefed the president on the Health Ministry’s planned visits to Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania to assess their medical needs, Rady said.

Some African countries have been given medical supplies and medicine, such as Sudan, Djibouti, and Eritrea, Zayed said, adding that the Health Ministry plans to invite African medical teams to take part in training programs in different medical specialties in Egypt.

Source: State Information Service Egypt