The third session of the Egypt International Health Conference and Exhibition, Egy Health, kicked off today in Cairo, under the patronage of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.
The conference was attended by Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Awad Taj El-Din, Advisor to the President of the Republic for Health Affairs, Dr. Hazem Khamis, President of the National Anti-Doping Organization (NADO), and a number of doctors, at the Al-Manara Conference Center, with the participation of a number of deans of medical colleges in various Egyptian universities.
For his part, Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, Consultant of the President of the Republic for Health Affairs, said: I have 53 experience behind me, and I tell you in all honesty that what Egypt is witnessing now is a boom in various fields, something that has not happened before, and everything that is currently happening in the development is reflected on the health sector in Egypt, where we were able to provide all the ventilators, medicines, and medical supplies that suffice the current demand.
He said: We have a strategic reserve for all we need in terms of medicines, supplies, and ventilators to treat symptoms and complications resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic.
He added that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi issued his orders to provide all vaccines for the Coronavirus and that Egypt was able to manage the Corona pandemic strongly, explaining that Egyptian universities had a major role in receiving, diagnosing and treating patients, and Ain Shams University played a major role in treating Corona patients by establishing the field hospital And it was able to provide outstanding medical service to millions of Egyptians.
He explained that the medical staff had a role in controlling the Coronavirus, and a large number of them were infected and died, saying that under the directives of President El-Sisi, we were able to produce all drugs related to the Coronavirus, even antivirals, to treat symptoms and complications resulting from the virus, and Egyptian companies were able to provide all vital drugs, He stressed that under the directives of the President, the City of Medicine Gypto pharma was inaugurated to produce the medicines that Egypt needs, including oncology drugs, all drugs in the global market, and ventilators, and that the President provided everything we needed and gave a lot to serve the health system in Egypt, and to serve the Egyptian patient.
It is noteworthy that the conference will be held from 7 to 9 September 2021 to keep pace with the medical development witnessed by Egypt, at Al-Manara Conference Center in the Fifth Settlement.
The international medical exhibition and conference Egy Health is the largest in Africa in terms of the number of participants and visitors.
Egy Health exhibition provides all healthcare supplies, and presents lectures and academic workshops with the participation of 100 doctors, in 9 workshops, in various fields such as ENT surgery, chest diseases, radiology, and laboratory.
The number of companies participating in the Egy Health conference and exhibition has so far reached 475 local and international companies, and it is expected that about 22,000 visitors will visit the exhibition. and its fourth round will be from 6 to 8 September 2022.