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PM receives report on ending patients' waiting list for surgeries

Sunday، 19 August 2018 - 11:46 AM

Prime Minster Mustafa Madbouli received a report from Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar on the role of university hospitals in cutting short the waiting list of the patients who need surgeries.

The report stated that the university hospitals had performed 3714 surgeries in different specialties from July 6 to August 15, 2018.

Working hours were extended for all the medics at Ain Shams, Cairo, Mansoura, Zagazig, and Assuit university hospitals to include weekends in order to treat additional cases, it elaborated.

Madbouli said the country made the health and education services a top priority in its working plan, highlighting the coordination between the government and other bodies concerned in these sectors to put an end to the waiting lists of patients who need surgeries according to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi's directives.


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