Egypt Independent

PM, Minister of Health preview executive steps of Health Insurance Law



Prime Minister Sherif Ismail held a meeting on Saturday with the Minister of Health Ahmed Emad to follow up on the implementation steps of the comprehensive Health Insurance Law and the development of the health services that aim to provide distinguished services to citizens.

Emad demonstrated the expected formation of the three health bodies — Finance, Oversight and Healthcare — as stipulated by the law, in addition to signing protocol with the Ministry of Communications on the organization of the automation system process in cooperation with the Ministry of Communications.

Emad demonstrated the current situation of the health system in Port Said governorate, saying that the ministry has already prepared four hospitals while another six hospitals are still under construction.

The ministry is working on completing 40 health care units in Port Said, he added.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm