Health Minister: Full support provided to upgrading health system in Ismailia Governorate
Saturday، 10 November 2018 - 11:25 AM
Health Minister Hala Zayed stressed the readiness of her ministry to provide full support to overhauling the health system in Ismailia Governorate.
During her meeting with Ismailia Governor Hamdi Osman on Saturday 10/11/2018, Zayed probed plans on developing the health system in the governorate.
The get-together was held after the minister inspected the Regional Blood Transfusion Center.
Zayed reviewed the Health Ministry's plan to develop hospitals and health units in order to contribute to offering the best medical services to the Egyptian citizen, said the ministry's spokesman, Khaled Megahed.
At the meeting, the minister noted that she will launch the second stage of the president's initiative on eliminating hepatitis C and treating noncommunicable diseases from the premises of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) in the presence of its head Mohab Mamish, the spokesman said.
Ismailia is one of the 11 governorates where the second leg of the initiative will be launched in December, the minister affirmed, adding that the initiative will wrap up in February 2019.
Ismailia governor hailed medical services offered in the hospitals of the Health Ministry and lauded the efficiency of their trained doctors and nursing staff.
Ismailia Governorate is one of the Canal Zone governorates of Egypt. Located in the northeastern part of the country, its capital is the city of Ismailia. It was named after Ismail Pasha, who as Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, oversaw the country during the building of the Suez Canal. It is located between the other two Canal governorates; Port Said Governorate, in the Northern part of Egypt and Suez Governorate.