Egypt’s ‘100 Healthy Days’ campaign provides over 90,000 medical services in one day

Farah Samir, Monday 9 Oct 2023

Egypt’s "100 Healthy Days" campaign has provided as many as 90,245 medical services to citizens nationwide on Friday 6 October, according to a statement by the Ministry of Health and Population.

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Ambulances and mobile clinics are stationed in the New Administrative Capital, east of Cairo, to participate in the 100 Healthy Days campaign launched on 25 June to provide diverse health services to the population. Ministry of Health

 

The "100 Healthy Days" campaign, which began on 25 June, has been officially extended for an additional 100 days, with the decision taking effect on 5 October.

Since its commencement in June, the campaign has so far provided a total of 37.4 million medical services to both Egyptians and foreign residents, according to the health ministry.

The campaign offers various services through various presidential initiatives falling under the umbrella of the "100 Million Healthy Lives" program.

The services include women's health support, early detection and treatment of newborn hearing impairments, screening and treatment for chronic diseases, and cancer screenings.

The campaign expanded services to include maternal and fetal health, premarital medical exams, and family planning clinics.

 It also conducted health education, reaching around 41,000 citizens since its extension.

To benefit from the initiative, citizens can call the ministry's hotline (15335) to find the nearest health center.

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