The Ministry of Health and Population revealed the achievements of the “100 Days of Health” campaign over the course of 67 days, since its launch on June 25, until yesterday evening, Wednesday, August 30, in all governorates of the Republic, indicating that 25 million, 636 thousand and 572 medical services were provided through the campaign.
The Ministry of Health and Population called on all citizens to go to the headquarters of the campaign’s services and the places where the mobile clinics are stationed, to benefit from their services, or to request home visits for elderly patients, and those who are unable to move, via the hotline «15335».
“100 Days of Health” Campaign Services
In a related context, Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population, announced the provision of 400 thousand and 546 services, through the “100 Health Days” campaign yesterday, Wednesday, August 30, in all governorates of the Republic.
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, stated that the services provided by the “100 Days of Health” campaign included 11,065 services, as part of the President’s initiative to support women’s health – in the first visit – while occasional and frequent visits amounted to 28,484 services.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the “100 Health Days” campaign provided services of the President’s initiative for early detection and treatment of hearing impairment and loss in newborns, to 5,888 children, while providing 31,099 services, within the President’s initiative for early detection and treatment of chronic diseases and renal impairment.
Presidential Initiative for Maternal and Fetal Health
Abdul Ghaffar indicated that the campaign provided 3 thousand and 221 services, within the presidential initiative for maternal and fetal health, and 4 thousand and 662 services for issuing certificates from the President’s initiative to examine those intending to marry, and 3 thousand and 500 citizens were treated, as part of the President’s initiative to end waiting lists and issue decisions. Treatment at state expense for 10,431 citizens.
Abdul Ghaffar said that the “100 Days of Health” campaign provided services of the President’s initiative to examine cancerous tumors (prostate, colon, lung, and cervix) by filling out 15,873 questionnaires, adding that the total number of medical convoys was 10,937 citizens.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the number of female beneficiaries of family planning clinics reached 71,268, home visits by rural women pioneers amounted to 70,996, and routine vaccination rates for children reached 130,312 children.