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Egypt - Health
6/9/2024 1:22:29 PM
Egypt is keen to support the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention initiative, which aims to establish a continental platform for dialogue on mechanisms for innovative financing of the health sector in Africa, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said Sunday in a statement.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/21/2024 9:27:00 AM
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has ordered the launch of the second phase of Egypt’s universal health insurance system.

Egypt - Health
11/26/2023 7:07:54 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Sunday that the second phase of the Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) is set to kick off soon in six governorates.

Business - Economy
9/14/2023 3:27:53 PM
The anticipated cost to extend health insurance coverage to all Egyptians under the Universal Healthcare Insurance System (UHIS) surpasses EGP 360 billion, with the average cost per person amounting to EGP 3,000, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait stated on Thursday.

Egypt - Society
8/14/2023 6:41:40 PM
Egypt issued a new unified Visa card that allows citizens to access all governmental services, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade on Sunday.

Egypt - Health
6/21/2023 6:04:55 PM
Egypt's House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a signed agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to fund the Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) in Egypt.

Egypt - Politics
6/15/2023 7:56:53 PM
Former Minister of Health and Population Amr Helmy asserted on Thursday that a law for comprehensive health insurance is the hope for reforming Egypt's health system and for a stronger nation.

Egypt - Health
6/4/2023 6:20:00 PM
Egypt's Minister of Finance and Head of the General Authority for the Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS), Mohamed Maait, announced on Sunday that the government plans to raise healthcare spending by 15 percent in FY 2023/24.

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5/18/2023 5:29:00 PM
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Business - Economy
5/4/2023 12:53:00 PM
The Universal Healthcare Insurance Agency's (UHIA) revenues recorded over EGP 76 billion ($2.4 billion) with surpluses exceeding EGP 69.5 billion ($2.2 billion) since 2018 until the end of February 2023, including EGP 16.5 billion ($533 million) as investment returns, Minister of Finance and UHIA Head Mohamed Maait announced.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/4/2023 9:52:32 PM
Japan is offering Egypt assistance to support its Universal Health Insurance System, reports Reem Leila

Business - Economy
3/28/2023 4:15:05 PM
Egypt signed on Tuesday a development financing agreement worth 44 billion yen ($336 million) with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to support the country's Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS).

Business - Economy
10/30/2022 9:33:23 PM
“Egypt Vision 2030 ensures that all Egyptians enjoy a safe and healthy life under the Universal Healthcare Insurance System. This system ensures financial protection for those who cannot afford healthcare services… It also contributed to making Egypt a pioneer on the Arab and African levels in health and preventive research and services,” said the General Manger of Roche Egypt Mohamed Swilam.

Business - Economy
8/8/2022 5:08:38 PM
Egypt is considering plans to list the assets of its Universal Healthcare Insurance System (UHIS) in the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) to diversify its investment portfolio and increase the yields of invested funds, Minister of Finance and UHIS Chairman Mohamed Maait said on Monday.

Egypt - Health
7/24/2022 5:03:24 PM
Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait stated on Sunday that the Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) would be implemented in all Egyptian governorates within 10 years upon a presidential mandate to compress its 15-year planned timetable, a statement by the ministry said.

Egypt - Health
5/4/2022 4:27:20 PM
Finance Minister Mohamed Maait asserted on Wednesday that the country's new Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) will implemented across all governorates, in line with presidential directives, in spite of the global economic challenges.

Egypt - Health
4/5/2022 9:04:28 PM
Nearly 15.3 million people will be added to the country’s health insurance system in 2022, according to Egypt’s Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/12/2022 10:39:00 AM
Egypt’s Decent Life Initiative is changing the lives of people living in rural areas across the country, as the results of its first phase amply show.

Egypt - Health
1/16/2022 3:26:42 PM
Egypt’s Universal Health Insurance Authority (UHIA) will add over 100 fresh medical services for its beneficiaries within six months after agreeing with the providers from both local and private sectors on the prices of such services, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, who is in charge of the authority, said on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
12/28/2021 8:57:00 PM
In 2021, the government continued the roll-out of universal health insurance despite challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic

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