Higher Education and the Acting Minister of Health receives the Head of the Department of Health in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates

Aya Hussain

The Acting Minister of Health discusses training medical personnel in the UAE inside human organ transplant centers in Egypt

Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar discusses transferring the experience of the “Malfi” platform The UAE Ministry of Health for the health sector in Egypt to establish a unified central database for medical facilities and health information for patients

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Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Acting Minister of Health and Population, received a delegation from the United Arab Emirates headed by Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamid, Head of the Health Department in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, to discuss ways to enhance cooperation In the health sector.

The meeting discussed expanding the horizons of cooperation between Egypt and the UAE in the health sector, within the framework of the extended bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and joint cooperation in various fields, appreciating the importance of exchanging and sharing experiences in the health field, due to the To benefit the health system in both countries.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the strategy for working in the health system in both countries and the resources and material and human resources that they possess, as well as the project. And the initiatives that are being implemented to advance the health system, and efforts aimed at a future of health care based on the use of technology and digital transformation, in addition to discussing experiences with regard to confronting the Corona virus pandemic.

The two sides discussed the possibility of benefiting from Abu Dhabi’s experience in Implementation of the “My Malafi” initiative for the health sector in Egypt, as it is the first innovative platform for exchanging health information, with the aim of linking all government and private hospitals on the platform, exchanging important health information for patients between health care providers and creating a unified central database for patient records, which is reflected in improving the quality of care

Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar pointed to the continuous coordination and integration between all medical institutions in Egypt, which is reflected in the availability of all medical services in various specialties for citizens. He also reviewed national projects in the health sector, and on It was headed by the implementation of presidential initiatives under the slogan “100 a million health,” stressing its positive impact on the public health indicators for citizens, as well as the state’s strategy to implement the comprehensive health insurance system. Dr. Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, stated that the minister discussed with the Emirati side opportunities to benefit from the elements of medical tourism, in addition to discussing cooperation in the field of manufacturing medicines and vaccines by taking advantage of the capabilities of the leading Egyptian national companies in the production of bio-products. As well as the enormous potential of the Egyptian Medicine City

“Abdul Ghaffar” added that the minister discussed during the meeting opportunities to expand Emirati investments in the health sector in Egypt, noting the promising opportunities for investment in the health sector in Egypt, expressing his aspiration for exemplary cooperation between the two countries. To be a global example in health care.

“Abdul Ghaffar” continued that the two sides discussed cooperation and exchange of experiences in the field of organ transplantation and transfer, and benefiting from the leading Egyptian expertise in this field, thanks to Egypt’s centers on The highest level and scientific competencies in specialized medical cadres, welcome to receive medical cadres from brothers in the UAE for training inside organ transplant centers in Egypt. Representatives of the health sector in the two countries, to exchange joint visits and see the mechanism of work in the health system on the ground in both countries, as well as holding coordination meetings between stakeholders, to expand aspects of cooperation and exchange experiences and visions according to specific programs and timetables.

And “Abdul Ghaffar” noted the The two sides concluded their meeting by exchanging memorial shields, as an expression of the bonds of cordiality and the close relations that bind the two brotherly countries. And he praised the unique Egyptian experience in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and preserving the health and safety of society and the brotherly Egyptian people. To the pandemic, which made Abu Dhabi at the forefront of global cities that provided an exceptional model in responding to the pandemic, in light of the support and directives of the rational leadership, stressing the importance of exchanging experiences and knowledge between the two parties and putting all the capabilities that the Abu Dhabi Department of Health possesses in all fields to enhance the bonds of cooperation at the health level to complete The march of outstanding successes in the two countries.

The meeting was attended by the Ministry of Health, Dr. Ahmed El-Sobky, Chairman of the Health Care Authority and Assistant Minister of Health for Control Affairs, Dr. Mohamed Hassani, Assistant Minister of Health for Public Health Initiatives Affairs, and the Matab Dr. Hazem El-Fil, Head of the Therapeutic Medicine Sector, Dr. Hisham Zaki, Head of the Central Administration for Non-Governmental Treatment Institutions and Licensing, Dr. Suzan El-Zanati, Director General of the General Department of External Health Relations, and Mr. Ahmed Mujahid, Director of the Office of the Minister of Health and Population.

(The delegation of the United Arab Emirates represented by the Abu Dhabi Department of Health included Asmaa Al Mannai, Executive Director of the Research and Innovation Center at the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, Dr. Saleh Al Ali, Executive Director of the Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response, and Dr. Omar Najm, Director of the Executive Office for Executive Affairs and Special Projects in the Abu Dhabi Department of Health, Dr. Ahmed Al Bastaki, Executive Director of Strategy at Rafid Company, Mr. Ihab Fikry, representative of the “Malfi” platform in Abu Dhabi, and Mr. Ramy Adwan, representative of the Office of Media Relations and Corporate Communication at the Abu Dhabi Health Department.