Madbouly: Health is one of the initiative’s priority sectors … and our goal is to improve the living conditions of citizens
Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Prime Minister, held a meeting with Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, to follow up on the ministry’s efforts within the framework of implementing the presidential initiative “A Dignified Life”.
The Prime Minister affirmed the government’s interest in supporting the health sector within the framework of working to improve the quality of health services provided to Egyptians, and upgrading the health system in Egypt.
He pointed out that “Health” is one of the priority sectors within the framework of the National Project for the Development of Egyptian Villages, with the “Decent Life” initiative, which is sponsored by President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, and aims to develop villages in the Egyptian countryside and improve the living conditions of citizens.
Zayed presented the most prominent features of the Ministry of Health and Population’s plan for the proposed projects to be implemented within the “A Decent Life” initiative, which aims to prepare medical facilities in the initiative’s villages and centers, according to quality standards, in preparation for the implementation of the comprehensive health insurance system.
The minister explained that the primary care services facilities targeted within the presidential initiative “A Decent Life” number 1275, which include the establishment of 57 new health units and 40 new medical centers, in addition to the continuing provision of basic care services through 120 integrated hospitals, which can be paved to become part of the project. The National Foundation for the Development of the Egyptian Family, which aims to control population growth rates.
She also indicated that in light of the importance of providing ambulance services within the governorates within the scope of implementing the “Decent Life” initiative, it is planned to establish 122 new ambulance points, develop another 276 ambulance points, and pump 240 new ambulances, as part of the national project.
In addition, 510 mobile clinics will be provided as medical caravans with various medical specialties, to provide health services in the targeted Egyptian villages, within the scope of the initiative’s implementation, with the aim of reaching health services to citizens even in remote areas to facilitate them.
The minister said that Egypt will receive 300 thousand new doses as a gift from the Chinese “Sinopharma” vaccine, as during the next few hours, the vaccination of chronic diseases and the elderly, whose data were recorded on the website designated for registration, will begin.
The Minister announced that 14 million children have been vaccinated against polio during the past two days since the start of the national vaccination campaign against the disease, last Sunday.
The article The establishment of 57 health units, 40 medical centers and 122 ambulance points as part of the “A Decent Life” initiative was written in Al-Borsa newspaper.