Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population, announced the provision of 400,546 services, through the “100 Health Days” initiative, yesterday, Wednesday, August 30, in all governorates of the Republic.
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, explained that the services provided by the “100 Health Days” initiative 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” initiative provided the services of the President’s initiative for early detection and treatment of hearing loss and impairment in newborns, to 5,888 children, while providing 31,09 services as part of the President’s initiative for early detection and treatment of chronic diseases and renal impairment.
Presidential Initiative for Maternal and Fetal Health
Abdel Ghaffar indicated that the initiative 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 Health Days” initiative provided the services of the President’s initiative to examine cancerous tumors (prostate – colon – lung – cervix) by filling out 15,873 questionnaires, adding that the total number of visitors to medical convoys amounted to 10,937 citizens.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the number of female beneficiaries of family planning clinics services reached 71,268, and home visits of rural women pioneers amounted to 70,996 visits. Children’s vaccination rates with routine vaccinations reached 130,312 children.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the “100 Health Days” initiative provided 2,900 services in the field of mental health, including emergency services, psychological treatment, addiction treatment for adults and adolescents, rehabilitation, psychological support, follow-up on complaints and responses to inquiries.
Abdul Ghaffar added that the “100 Health Days” initiative provided awareness and health education services to about 54,800 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 campaign. 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”.