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Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/16/2024 9:18:35 PM
President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi has ordered the launch of the second phase of Egypt’s universal health insurance system, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

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 - 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 - 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.

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

Egypt - Health
12/11/2021 10:48:03 PM
Over five million Egyptian citizens have been registered for the country's Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) in the governorates of the first phase, the cabinet's Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC) said Saturday.

Business - Markets & Companies
11/16/2021 12:30:53 PM
Egypt’s Universal Health Insurance System (UHIS) is a pioneering project and a model for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to follow, said French Ambassador to Egypt Marc Baréty.

Business - Markets & Companies
10/17/2021 2:22:51 PM
On the second day of the Al-Ahram Pharmaceutical Conference (APHC), held in its second edition in Cairo on 16-17 October, the participants agreed that the universal health insurance system is the umbrella that will grant Egyptians access to quality healthcare and safe and effective medicines.

Business - Economy
10/6/2021 6:27:26 PM
The World Bank, French Development Agency (AFD), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and World Health Organisation (WHO) are set to provide Egypt with a facility worth $1 billion to finance the country’s universal health insurance system, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait announced on Wednesday.

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