‘100 Million Seha’ initiative saved lives of 2.2. M Egyptians during COVID-19 pandemic: Health Minister

SourceEgypt Today
SectorHealthcare
CountryEgypt

Egypt's Health Minister Hala Zayed speaks during a news conference announcing the details of a vaccination campaign against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Cairo, REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh   CAIRO – 8 April 2021:  Egypt’s initiative of  “100 Million Seha” (100 Million Healthy Lives) for eliminating the virus C and detecting non-communicable diseases has saved millions of Egyptian lives during the coronavirus pandemic, said Minister of Health Hala Zayed on Thursday.   “We treated 2.2 million people infected with C virus. If we did not succeed in eradicating Hepatitis C disease, about 2.2 million Hepatitis C patients could die if they were infected with coronavirus because of the danger of the coronavirus virus to the liver patient,” said Zayed in her speech at a human rights conference titled “Building a Post-Pandemic World...A Comprehensive Approach to Human Rights” and organized by the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS).   “The coronavirus ...read more...