Egypt's Health Ministry reveals treatment map of cancerous tumors
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, said that the number of oncology centers affiliated with the ministry has been increased to support evidence-based medical practice in the oncology file, which is reflected in the increased recovery rates and the improving level of services provided to patients.
Spokesperson for Health Ministry, Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, said that the state seeks to build an integrated national strategy to combat and treat tumors within the priorities of health files, by reducing death rates as a result of noncommunicable diseases, including cancer, and in order to achieve the vision of "Egypt 2030".
Dr. Abdel Ghaffar stated that the ministry aims to raise health awareness among citizens of the importance of early detection and methods of prevention by publishing awareness videos on the official pages of the ministry on social networking sites, as well as through health education teams that educate citizens about customs and practices.
Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar added that the services provided by the state in tumor treatment centers vary between providing services for early detection of tumors, diagnosis and treatment, indicating that these services are provided through 18 centers affiliated to the Secretariat of Specialized Medical Centers, 23 centers affiliated to the Supreme Council of University Hospitals, 6 centers affiliated to the Hospitals and Educational Institutes Authority, and 10 centers affiliated to the General Authority for Health Insurance, in all governorates of the Republic.