2020 Harvest

Inaugurating and Upgrading New Departments in University Hospitals

-  Increasing the number of pediatric dialysis machines at a cost of one million two hundred and fifty thousand pounds (3 machines in Abu Al-Rish Japanese Hospital, 2 machines in Beni Suef University Hospital, 1 machine in Aswan University Hospital)

-  Purchasing 7 dialysis machines at a cost of one million and four hundred thousand pounds at Sohag University Hospital

-  Upgrading 13 operating rooms at a cost of 15 million pounds using the capsule system to serve patients at Zagazig University Hospital

-  Inaugurating and upgrading Somouha Pediatric Hospital at a cost of more than 20 million pounds (intensive care unit, metabolic genetic disease unit, respiratory endoscopy unit, interventional radiology unit for the digestive system and the urinary tract)

- 39 new incubators were purchased, including 4 at the Children's Hospital, Zagazig University, and 9 at Beni Suef University Hospital. So, the number of incubators at university hospitals has reached 885.

-  Adding 63 more intensive care beds to university hospitals including 10 at the surgery hospital at Zagazig University, 3 at Beni Suef University Hospital, and 36 at Suez Canal University hospitals. So, the total number of intensive care beds at university hospitals has reached 4788.

-  Establishing a reference laboratory to serve all university hospitals

-  Upgrading the central laboratory at Assiut University hospitals at a cost of $ 2.5 million

-  Upgrading El Shatby University Pediatric Hospital at Alexandria University Hospitals

-  Increasing the number of pediatric intensive care beds at Somouha University Hospital from 6 to 31 beds.

-  Upgrading the National Cancer Institute building

- Upgrading the Qasr Al-Aini Emergency Hospital

-  Upgrading blood banks at hospitals of Minya University, Suez Canal University and Beni Suef University at a cost of about 2 million pounds.

-  Constructing the outpatient clinics building at the Children's Specialized University Hospital (Abu Al-Rish Japanese Hospital) is underway.

-  Upgrading skill labs for students of medical faculties of universities of Cairo, Alexandria and Ain Shams is underway at a cost of about EGP 25 million.

-  Upgrading the intensive care building at Mansoura University hospitals. The project includes the fifth, sixth and seventh floors of one of the buildings of Mansoura University Hospital, which has been redefined as a standard building (multi-use building) and primarily serves as a care complex. The project includes three floors with a capacity of 50 care beds: 15 medium care beds and 35 intensive care beds equipped with ventilators. The building was constructed at a total cost of 52 million pounds (18 million from the budget - 16.5 from education sector - one from special funds - 16 from donations of civil society).

-  Opening the medical training center, which is the first within the Faculty of Medicine at Alexandria University. The center includes 8 lecture halls, a room for training in medical models and endoscopes, an operating room for conducting surgical interventions required for training on experimental animals. The center also includes a computer room and another room for the digital library. Annexed to the center is a large conference hall equipped with the most advanced technologies and accommodating more than 300 persons. The rehabilitation and equipping of the building cost 30 million Egyptian pounds.

-   Upgrading many projects within university hospitals in Alexandria, where a new toxicology center at the main university hospital was established and equipped with 30 beds, intensive care beds, and a clinical pharmacy. The center also provides a drug consultation service, which will start within two months. The new toxicology center is considered the only one across the governorates of Lower Egypt. It was built and equipped according to the latest standards in infection control and operating methods. Its establishment cost 5 million Egyptian pounds. The spine surgery unit (one of the units of the Department of Neurosurgery) and the pediatric brain surgery unit were established and upgraded. Also, the intensive care unit for pediatric brain surgery (five beds) was established - the total beds of the units are 45 internal beds. The main amphitheater of the department was also upgraded and equipped with the latest smart screens. All upgrading works cost eight million five hundred pounds in addition to the upgrading of the Department of Oncology and Nuclear Medicine, where all clinics of the department have been upgraded. Computers are used to enter patient data.

-  Equipping the Oncology Department at Alexandria University Hospitals with the latest mammogram device for early detection of breast tumors.

-   Purchasing and operating the latest CT simulator, establishing a radiation therapy unit and obtaining all necessary licenses, upgrading internal wards and patient rooms, and equipping a patient room to receive patients administering chemotherapy. This cost 24.180,000 pounds.

-    Upgrading Al-Mouwasat University Hospital, where the dialysis unit was equipped and operated with a capacity of 20 dialysis machines at a cost of 4,200.00 million pounds.

-   Al-Hadra University Hospital: The hospital's first and second floor operation ward has been upgraded and equipped with a capacity of 9 operating rooms (including two capsule operating rooms) equipped with the latest medical devices and surgical endoscopes. A transitional intensive care unit was equipped with five intensive care beds. The upgrading works cost 65 million Egyptian pounds.

-  There is a project to upgrade the infrastructure and medical equipment for eighteen model university hospitals including emergency departments and hospitals, at an estimated cost of 2,700 million pounds.

-  Participating in presidential initiatives:

1- "Health of 100 Million" - the elimination of virus C and non-endemic diseases (319,989 thousand students and 300 thousand faculty members and workers in university hospitals were surveyed)

2-  "Women's Health" (the first stage is 5 university hospitals that operate as advanced diagnostic centers for cases surveyed as positive  and train workers in about 12,000 cases)

 ·        Ending Waiting Lists: 75,000 surgical interventions out of the total waiting lists, and 79% of liver transplantation cases

·         Medical convoys to African countries

·         Developing and upgrading efficiency of Kasr Al-Aini Emergency Hospital

·        Building  500500 hospital

·         Developing and rehabilitating National Cancer Institute

 ·        Cooperating with the Ministry of Health in activating the comprehensive health insurance system in Port Said

 ·         41 protocols were signed between university hospitals and the Ministry of Health and its units in governorates

 ·         Establishing 300 remote diagnostic units up to June 2020.