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Coronavirus quarantine in Marsa Matrouh for China evacuees, sources say doctors, nurses tricked into the assignment
A medical source said the ministry had assured doctors the assignment was unrelated to coronavirus
Doctor assignments: Will the new system improve government healthcare?
Mostafa Mohie | Over the years, the takleef system was abandoned or constricted in most fields, besides medicine.
The National Cancer Institute was in crisis long before the car bomb attack
Mostafa Mohie | The institute's medical services and research capacity have been steadily deteriorating for years.
Health Ministry account refutes witnesses, medical reports, insists electric shock did not cause doctor’s death
Omar Said | Did Sara Abu Bakr die as a result of ministry negligence or natural causes?
One resignation after another: Why are doctors disappearing from government hospitals?
Mohamed Hamama | Recent months have seen a spike in the number of Health Ministry doctors requesting unpaid leave or resigning
Collective action anesthetized: The Doctors Syndicate from 2016-2018
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | How has the Doctors Syndicate gone from a vehicle for mobilization to beset by low participation?
Universal health insurance: Gateway to privatization or protector against high treatment costs?
Mohamed Gad | Currently up for vote in Parliament, the bill has been met with considerable controversy
State TV ad campaigns and the natural evolution of the ‘good citizen’
Leila Arman | From being asked to not be burdensome to being told to kill our dissident self with our own hands
Why do so many Egyptian women not breastfeed?
Karoline Kamel | Amid social and economic pressures, breastfeeding rates fall far below international recommendations.
 
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Opinion
Hussein Kamal
Health is a public ‘good’
Health economics has been a field of economics that has attracted great interest since the publication
Heba Wanis
Egypt will not patent new hepatitis C drug
Local newspapers recently reported that the first batch of sofosbuvir, the new drug for treating the
 
 
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At doctors’ memorial service, anger and calls for health minister to resign
Al-Nadeem Center closure case adjourned as state lawyers present new documents
Health Ministry asserts report on organ trafficking in Egypt harms national security
Mona Mina released on LE1000 bail after questioning
Breast exams mandatory to get subsidized infant formula: Health Ministry
Armed Forces’ intervention in infant formula shortage temporary solution to larger problem
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