What you need to know about Egypt’s unprecedented achievements in health insurance system – Egypt Today

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  • Date: 15-May-2022
  • Source: Egypt Today
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Egypt
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What you need to know about Egypt’s unprecedented achievements in health insurance system – Egypt Today

CAIRO – 14 May 2022: The Egyptian state attaches great importance to the health sector, by launching a package of urgent health services to bridge the gap in services that faced shortages. The Egyptian state has been keen to work in two directions in the health file for Egyptians. The first is the rehabilitation and development of the health infrastructure to keep pace with the development in the performance of the health service through the application of the new comprehensive health insurance system. The second is the application of internationally adopted quality standards in order to achieve patients’ satisfaction with the service. The state allocated L.E. 270 billion (from the state's general budget) during the period (18/19-20/21) for health programs, with a growth rate of 70 percent compared to the previous three years. - Establishing and developing 113 hospitals, adding 5937 beds in government hospitals, in addition to establishing and developing 143 ambulance check points on the road. - Developing 171 hospitals and family medicine centers, and equipping 203 medical facilities in accordance with quality standards in the field of comprehensive health insurance. - Elimination of Hepatitis C by examining 50 million citizens, and treating 1.2 million infected citizens. -

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