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childhood disease treatment initiative for school students

Sunday، 04 December 2022 - 04:07 PM

The national campaign aims to detect health issues such as stunted growth, obesity and anemia among school children aging between 6 years to 12 years old, and that students found with these diseases would be referred to medical committees with the health insurance system for free treatment 

Campaign Phases

The initiative targets primary school students across all of Egypt in public, private and Al-Azhar schools,

And will take place on three stages:

The first phase will take place in the governorates of Fayoum, Damietta, Assiut, Matrouh, Port Said, South Sinai, Qalyubia, Beheira, Alexandria, Qena, and Giza. The second will be conducted in Cairo, Suez, Ismailia, Kafr al-Sheikh, Monufiya, Beni Suef, Sohag, North Sinai, the Red Sea, Aswan and Luxor.

The third will be carried out in the governorates of Dakahlia, Sharqia, Gharbia, Minya, and the New Valley.

The total cost of the initiative is EGP 165 million.


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