US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen noted, “I am so pleased to celebrate the arrival of this vaccine shipment, the second direct donation of 1.6 million doses of Pfizer from the people of the United States to the people of Egypt. This is part of more than 8 million Pfizer vaccine doses the United States is sending to Egypt. Today’s vaccine donation underscores our continuing commitment to support Egypt through this global health crisis.”
Egypt was one of the few countries that maintained positive economic growth rates during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to Randa Aboul-Hosn, United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) ResidentRepresentative in Egypt. She said that the launch of the UNDP’s Human Development Report (HDR) in Egypt for 2021 confirmed its commitment to a development approach that puts the human being at the center of development. She added that the reforms pursued by Egypt in economic and social policies decisively addressed …
The world has been closely tracking the death toll related to the virus, with official mortality counts now reaching over 4 million people, largely concentrated among adults. The children left behind have been practically invisible, the World Bank has said.
Madbouly’s remarks came during his participation, on Thursday, in an African Union Bureau meeting in which he confirmed Egypt’s full support for the ambitious initiative to sign partnerships to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines on the African continent.
During a meeting with Madbouly, Dr Hossam Al-Masry, Medical Advisor to the Prime Minister, stressed the continued coordination and cooperation with the Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA), headed by Dr Tamer Essam, to provide all medications to treat patients.
In an internal statement, TE explained the method of registration and steps in preparation for receiving the vaccine at the company’s various headquarters, starting with the headquarters in the Smart Village. This will take place in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Population.