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Why Dancing Is Good For Your Health

It has been known for a long time that physical activity–including dancing and exercise–can have several positive effects on people’s bodies and minds, leading to better cardiovascular health, fewer migraine headaches, and a sharper brain. The Einstein Aging Study carried out in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, found that dancing helps …

Cesar Chelala

Health insurance dream to come true soon: Ahmed Emad El-Din

Even though the talk about comprehensive health insurance started in 2008, Minister Ahmed Emad El-Din is the one finally making the dream come true. Ahmed Emad El-Din Rady took office and became the minister of health in September 2015, succeeding Khaled Al-Adawi. He started his journey by making some of the most difficult decisions. He …

Mohamed Mostafa

Neurofibromatosis: An issue of public health in Egypt

Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is one of the three kind of Neurofibromatosis (NF), a rare disorder that affects one in every 33,000 people around the world—including myself. To put it simply, NF2 causes benign slow-growing tumours to form on nerves throughout the body, including the brain and spinal cord, and there lies the danger of …

Adham El Khouly

New regulatory reforms to support Egypt’s insurance sector: OBG

The series of reforms adopted by the Egyptian authorities to expand insurance penetration, with the expectation that regulatory measures, coupled with the rollout of universal health coverage, will lead to a doubling of premiums within the next five years, according to Oxford Business Group (OBG)’s Egypt economic update issued on Monday. According to the report, …

Daily News Egypt

Health file in Egypt is managed in vague manner

Shereen Farrag, member of the health committee in the Egyptian parliament said that the health file in Egypt is managed in a vague manner, and that the Ministry of Health is responsible for the absence of the Supreme Commission for Pharmaceuticals. During her interview with Daily News Egypt, Farrag said that the comprehensive health insurance …

Abdel Razek Al-Shuwekhi