The Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Health Care, chaired by Dr. Ahmed Al-Sobky, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority and the general supervisor of the comprehensive health insurance and decent life projects at the Ministry of Health and Population, congratulated the executive staff and employees of the Ismailia Medical Complex and everyone who contributed to the accreditation of the complex and its obtaining the recognized GAHAR national accreditation degree. It was approved by the ESCWA International Organization as the first accredited medical complex in the history of Egypt, appreciating all the efforts made to reach this great achievement.
Dr. Ahmed El Sobky, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority, stressed the work in an advanced way to achieve the dream of His Excellency President El-Sisi in comprehensive health coverage for all Egyptians and with international quality, and in cooperation with all health bodies, and continued: We seek a global evaluation of the performance of the Health Care Authority to put Egypt on the international map, pointing out Noting that the authority is the first Egyptian member of the International Federation of Hospitals and the Federation of Arab Hospitals, and we are also competing to join the membership of the International Federation of Hospitals.
Make future plans
This came during the periodic meeting of the Board of Directors of the Health Care Authority, No. (64), which was held under the chairmanship of Dr. Ahmed Al-Sobky, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority, to discuss the most important issues related to proposals for developing work and policies and setting future plans to ensure the continuity of controlling and organizing the provision of health care services to health insurance beneficiaries. Comprehensive professionalism and international quality.
During the meeting, the Board of Directors of the Authority agreed to change the name of the Luxor International Hospital of the Health Care Authority in Luxor Governorate to the Luxor International Medical Complex, where the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority referred to the change of name due to the advanced infrastructure, huge capabilities and equipment that the Luxor International Complex enjoys. High level medical and non-medical, after raising its efficiency and developing it in accordance with the latest international standards to work within the comprehensive health insurance system in Luxor.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sobky pointed out the strategy of the Health Care Authority to work with the comprehensive medical complex system to provide the largest amount of health care services within one place without the need for patients to move to more than one place to obtain integrated health care.
Luxor Medical Complex
Al-Sobky added that the development cost of the Luxor International Medical Complex exceeded one billion Egyptian pounds. It covers an area of 50,000 square meters, and is scheduled to have a capacity of 560 beds. critical care, incubators for premature babies, tumors, endoscopy, bone marrow transplantation, burns, laboratories, radiology, regional blood bank, in addition to a special building for ophthalmology and another for dialysis.
During the meeting, the Board of Directors of the Authority discussed a proposal to establish an inventory control unit, as the Board agreed in principle to establish a new unit in the Authority specialized in inventory control, as part of its strategy to enhance the quality and effectiveness of health care in the governorates of comprehensive health insurance, as directed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority. Putting the final form of the unit, its terms of reference, and indicators for measuring its performance.
Inventory control unit
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sobky indicated that the establishment of the inventory control unit comes as an important strategic step aimed at improving the management of health stocks, ensuring the availability of medicines and medical supplies in sufficient quantities and high quality, and works to achieve a balance between the actual needs of the stock and the expected demand, and to avoid any unwanted shortage or surplus. In it, the unit also aims to ensure that medicines and medical supplies are used in effective and sustainable ways, and to ensure their availability and availability for all.
Al-Sobky added that the relationship between the inventory control unit and the work strategy of the General Authority for Health Care is represented in enhancing transparency and accountability in the management of health stocks, and improving the efficiency of supply and distribution. Its commitment to providing distinguished health services to citizens.
During the meeting, the Board of Directors of the Authority discussed a proposal to include the Technical Secondary School of Nursing in Esna in accordance with the technical study presented in this regard, as the Board of Directors of the Authority agreed in principle to include the school with the Technical Care Institutes of Nursing in Luxor, within the framework of implementing the Authority’s vision in developing nursing education.
Technical Care Institutes for Nursing
Dr. Ahmed Al-Sobky added that Reaya Technical Nursing Institutes guarantee the rehabilitation of students and provide them with the necessary practical skills, in accordance with international quality standards, which contributes to improving the quality of medical care provided to beneficiaries, while the educational curricula are developed in accordance with quality standards, and keeping pace with the needs of the labor market and developments. International, with the aim of graduating nursing cadres capable of carrying out nursing care based on the necessary practical information and skills while working with healthy individuals and patients in all health institutions, as an important service arm in the health care system.
Al-Sobky indicated that the authority’s nursing technical care institutes in the comprehensive health insurance governorates include three institutes in Port Said governorate (Al-Mabra, Al-Salam, Al-Hayat Port Fouad), and four institutes in Luxor (Karnak International, Luxor, Isis, Horus), in addition to the Fayed Technical Reaya Institute. for nursing in Ismailia Governorate, with a total of 8 institutes in the governorates applying comprehensive health insurance so far.
It should be noted that the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Health Care Authority No. (64), which included Dr. Hani Rashid, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Authority, and the members of the Board of Directors, Dr. Ihab Abu Ayish, Deputy Minister of Finance and Vice President of the General Authority for Comprehensive Health Insurance, Dr. Hussein Khairy, Captain General of Physicians, Dr. Ehab Heikal, President of the Dental Association, Dr. Sami Saad, President of Physiotherapy, Dr. Kawthar Mahmoud, President of the Nursing Association and a member of the Senate, and Dr. Farid Muharram, health cost accounting expert and economic advisor to the Health Care Authority Dr. Ibrahim Fakhr, a civil society member of health care experts, Counselor Mohamed Farouk Mousa, Vice President of the State Council, and Dr. Faten Abdelaziz, full-time professor at the Egyptian Medicines Authority and a member of the General Syndicate of Pharmacists’ Management Committee.
The meeting of the Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Health Care was attended by Dr. Amir Al-Talwani, Executive Director of the Authority, Dr. Mustafa Ghanima, Advisor to the President of the Authority for Institutional Transformation, Dr. Jamal Rutba, Advisor to the President of the Authority for Actuarial Studies and Head of the Central Department for Institutional Support Services, and Dr. Ahmed Hammad, Advisor to the President of the Authority for Health Policies and Systems, and Dr. Fathi Shams El-Din, Media Advisor and General Supervisor of the Authority’s Media Department.