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In pictures: Solidarity day for detained doctors

A group of political activists stood in solidarity with detained doctors at the latter’s syndicate on Saturday. Many doctors have been arrested during field assistance for injuries in clashes over the past two years including Ibrahim Al-Yamani who was detained in August 2013 from a field hospital and went on a hunger strike for about …

Daily News Egypt

Doctors are considering an act of mass resignation to continue pressure for reform Mohamed Omar

Ministers discuss final details of health insurance bill

Health Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din met with six other ministers on Thursday to discuss the final outline of the medical insurance bill, which aims to provide health insurance coverage to the poorer sections of Egyptian society. During the meeting, the ministers discussed the formation of an ad-hoc committee combining representatives of various ministries to settle …

Daily News Egypt

Doctors face possible national threat

During a shift that started like any other, Dr Mina Nabil, an intensive care and anaesthesia doctor, received a phone call at 4pm, informing him of a critically ill patient suffering from a dangerously high temperature and breathing difficulties

Nayera Yasser

Doctors are targets in brutal Syrian war

By Dr Cesar Chelala After four years of hostilities, the Syrian war doesn’t show any signs of abating, and the needs for all kind of assistance grow more urgent every day. The situation is even more complex as medical and paramedical personnel have become targets of repression by the government. As a result, thousands of …

Daily News Egypt