Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population, announced the provision of 156,162 services, as part of the “100 Days of Health” campaign, during yesterday, Friday, September 1, in all governorates of the Republic.
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, stated that the services provided by the “100 Health Days” initiative included 5,918 services, as part of the President’s initiative to support women’s health – in the first visit – while the occasional and repeated visits amounted to 16,176 services.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the “100 Health” initiative provided services of the President’s initiative for early detection and treatment of hearing impairment and loss in newborns, to 1,308 children, while providing 21,45 services, within the President’s initiative for early detection and treatment of chronic diseases and renal impairment.
Daily report of the “100 days of health” initiative
Abdul Ghaffar indicated that the initiative provided 310 services, within the presidential initiative for maternal and fetal health, and 267 services for issuing certificates of the president’s initiative to examine those about to get married, and treatment decisions were issued at state expense for 434 citizens.
Abdul Ghaffar said that the “100 Health Days” initiative provided the services of the President’s initiative to examine cancerous tumors (prostate – colon – lung – cervix) by filling out 8 thousand and 433 questionnaires, adding that the total number of visitors to medical convoys amounted to 5 thousand and 719 citizens.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the number of female beneficiaries of family planning clinics reached 16,077, home visits of rural women pioneers amounted to 31,039 visits, and rates of routine vaccinations for children reached 49,436 children.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the “100 Health Days” initiative provided awareness and health education services to about 44,300 citizens, through community communication teams deployed in public areas, clubs and malls in the governorates, to raise awareness and direct citizens to receive the services of public health initiatives provided by the initiative. Holding educational seminars and awareness activities.
Abdul Ghaffar called on all citizens to go to the headquarters of the initiative’s services, and the locations of the mobile clinics, to benefit from their services, or to request home visits for elderly patients and those unable to move, via the hotline “15335”.