Abdel Ghaffar Discusses Cooperation with WHO, EU, EIB

by nevine

Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar asserted the importance of cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Union (EU), and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to put indexes to assess the satisfaction of the citizens on the health services offered.

Abdel Ghaffar’s remarks came during his meeting with a delegation of the WHO, the EU, and the EIB to discuss boosting cooperation in the health sector in Egypt.

The spokesman of the Health Ministry, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, stated on Thursday that the meeting took up cooperation opportunities to implement an initiative that supports primary care services at health units and centers.

The meeting also tackled expanding cooperation horizons between the Health Ministry and international institutions to support all efforts to develop and improve the quality of the health services presented to the citizens.

Moreover, it examined cooperation opportunities to provide healthcare for the elderly and those who cannot move via home visits to ease their burdens.

The minister discussed future cooperation to support motherhood and childhood services in addition to collaboration to expand work in the services presented as part of the public health initiatives, topped by initiatives that target early detection of contagious diseases and non-communicable diseases (NCDs), breast cancer, and genetic diseases in newborns, in addition to initiatives and programs of psychological health.

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