The launching event in cooperation with the General Secretariat of mental health and the World Health Organization. on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of the health ministry s Facebook page)
The launch took place in cooperation with the general secretariat of mental health and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Menen Abdel-Maksoud, the secretary-general of mental health and addiction treatment hospitals at the health ministry, said the platform aims to provide government services free of charge for addiction treatment for Egyptians and non-Egyptians staying in Egypt.
She added that the platform is the first of its kind in the Middle East and is the fruit of cooperation between the general secretariat of mental health, the health ministry’s information centre, the WHO, and the University of British Colombia in Canada.
Abdel-Maksoud also affirmed that the platform will greatly contribute to getting information on mental health problems with full privacy through http://nmhp.mohp.gov.eg/mental/web/ar.