The Ministry of Health and Population urged women to participate in the President’s initiative to support women’s health in order to reassure themselves about their health, noting that the examination does not stop at the health unit, but rather, the referral is made to specialized centers if there are serious illness symptoms.
The Ministry of Health and Population published a video clip on its official account on the social networking site “Twitter”, about the initiative of the President of the Republic to support women, commenting: “Examination is not only suspended in the health unit, if you have any risk factors, you would transfer to a specialized center, so that the required follow-up and examination will be completed. For each case, if you still haven’t discovered, go ahead and reassure your health with the President’s initiative to support women’s health in all governorates of Egypt.
Examination is not only stopped in the health unit, if you have any risk factors, then you will transfer to a specialized center, so that the follow-up and examination required for each case will be carried out .. If you still do not discover, go down and reassure your health with the initiative of the President of the Republic to support women’s health in all governorates of Egypt.
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– The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population (@mohpegypt) September 28, 2020
The Ministry of Health and Population also revealed that 8.5 million women have been examined within the initiative of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi for women’s health, which aims to early detection of breast tumors, chronic diseases and reproductive health, stressing that the initiative aims to detect 28 million women while providing free health care, surgical and therapeutic interventions for life, for life. Engineer Ayesem Salah, advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Information Technology Affairs, said in statements to Al-Youm Al-Sabea that 8.5 million women have been examined so far in the initiative, indicating that 575,000 cases have been transferred to advanced examination centers, and that more than 5 million and 170 thousand women have been applied. They have the conditions for the initiative as they progress to the examination, pointing out that awareness of self-examination has been directed to detect breast tumors for more than 3 million and 300 thousand women.
The advisor to the Minister of Health and Population for Information Technology Affairs added that more than 570,000 women with breast cancer have been suspected and referred for a comprehensive examination to confirm whether they are infected or not, and 1950 cases of breast cancer have been proven and referred to treatment centers, adding that the initiative provides all its services for free and provides life-long treatment. For chronic diseases and cancer until complete cure, according to the highest applicable treatment protocol from the Supreme Committee on Oncology.
He continued, that the initiative is sustainable and targets women nationwide, starting from the age of 18 years, and includes detection of non-communicable diseases (diabetes, blood pressure, weight and height measurement, determination of body mass index, level of obesity or overweight), and awareness of risk factors that cause non-diseases. This is in addition to awareness of reproductive health, family planning, healthy living, and awareness of the method of breast self-examination.
He stated that the initiative is being implemented through 3593 health units at the level of the governorates of the Republic, with the participation of 4,098 medical teams, in addition to the participation of 112 hospitals in the initiative to provide medical services to women whose condition requires an advanced examination, adding that the locations of these units can be known through the official website of the initiative. http://www.100millionseha.eg In addition to receiving inquiries through the hotline of the 100 Million Health Initiative 15335.