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Urgent.. President Sisi stresses the necessity of continuing to provide the highest levels of integrated medical service to citizens

 President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi stressed the importance of implementing investment incentives in the health sector quickly and efficiently, stressing the continuation of work to provide the highest levels of integrated medical service to citizens, especially to those who are unable, and facilitating the procedures for them to obtain these medical services in a way that achieves the state’s goal of Improving the level of public health for all citizens.

President Sisi stressed that Egypt will continue to provide all aspects of support to the Palestinian brothers from the Gaza Strip, within the framework of Egypt’s constant keenness to mitigate the humanitarian repercussions to which they are exposed, praising in this context the role played by The noble role that the Egyptian health sector performs to support the people of the sector.

This came during the meeting held today by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi with the Prime Minister, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, and the Minister of Health and Population, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar. The official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, stated that the meeting discussed the executive position of the national health projects, especially the ongoing work to develop the Nasser Institute into an international medical city, in addition to other projects such as the new central laboratories headquarters project, the Menouf Oncology Hospital, and the Umm Al-Masryeen Hospital development project. In addition to the Medical City project affiliated with the General Authority for Hospitals and Educational Institutes scheduled to be established in the New Administrative Capital.

The spokesman added that President Sisi also followed developments in the implementation of treatment programs at state expense, as more than four million treatment decisions were issued on State expenses during 2023, at a total cost of 22 billion pounds, benefiting approximately 2.5 million patients.  The meeting also discussed the position of presidential initiatives in public health, especially the presidential initiative to end waiting lists, which has performed more than two million surgical operations since its launch.

The meeting touched on the medical support that Egypt provides to the people of the Gaza Strip, where A plan was drawn up for referral hospitals, including 47 hospitals in 8 governorates, and more than 2,200 injured people were received and more than 1,200 surgical operations were performed, in addition to providing health and treatment services to those crossing through the Rafah crossing. 

The spokesman indicated that the President In this regard, Al-Sisi stressed Egypt’s continued provision of all forms of support to the Palestinian brothers from the Gaza Strip, within the framework of Egypt’s constant keenness to mitigate the humanitarian repercussions to which they are exposed, praising in this context the noble role played by the Egyptian health sector in supporting the people of the Strip.

The official spokesman stated that the investment incentive package proposed by the Council of Ministers in the health sector was presented, which aims to enhance investment in the field of health care, increase the number of hospital beds to match global rates, and pump more global and local investments into the health sector, including It allows the expansion of the establishment of hospitals, medical centers and primary health care units.

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