Wednesday 15 January 2020
On Wednesday evening, the Ministry of Health and Population issued a statement commenting on the death of two female doctors and the injury of 17 other female doctors, as a result of the traffic accident that occurred this morning, for a microbus transporting female doctors who were going to attend training at the Physicians Training Institute of the Abbasid Ministry of Health.
The statement said that Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, mourns the two doctors who died in the accident, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, Advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Media Affairs and the official spokesperson of the ministry, said that the accident resulted in the death of 4 people, including two female doctors, a driver, and a worker, and injured 17 others from doctors and doctors, who were traveling from Minya Governorate to Cairo Governorate to attend one of the training courses.
“Mujahid” said that immediately after the accident, 14 equipped ambulances were transferred, which transported all the injured and deaths to the May 15 and Helwan General Hospitals, noting that as soon as the minister learned of the accident, she ordered the transfer of the injured to the Nasser Institute Hospital, and assigned Dr. Mohamed Hassani, the assistant minister for health initiatives The public, by forming a team of ministry leaders that included Dr. Sharif Wadih, Advisor to the Minister of Health for urgent and urgent care, Dr. Mohamed Gad, Head of the Ambulance Authority, Dr. Mohamed Shawky, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health in Cairo, and Dr. Mohamed Dahi, Head of the Secretariat of the Specialized Medical Centers, to follow up the case of the injured In pain Hospitals immediately after the accident, and ensure they receive the necessary medical care.
He added that the injuries varied between fractures, segmental wounds, and bruising in separate places on the body, while there were 3 cases receiving intensive care treatment at Nasser Institute Hospital, indicating that one case came out after her health condition improved and she received medical service in May 15 Hospital.
He emphasized that the Minister of Health directed to provide all the medical care for the injured, as medical teams were formed from university professors to follow up the medical condition of all the injured, and she also sent a detailed medical report on the cases of the first-time patients to check on their health condition by themselves, and was also assured that there is sufficient stock of blood bags In the hospital.
“Mujahid” revealed that the Minister of Health took several measures following this incident, as she decided to include the parents of the two deceased women doctors for the Hajj medical mission for this year, and to give their names to the two medical units in which they were working in their honor.
He added that Dr. Hala Zayed also decided to include all the injured in the Hajj medical mission for this year, in addition to one of their first-degree relatives.
“Mujahid” stated that the Minister of Health is due to offer condolences to the families of the deceased in Minya.