Medical treatment

Egypt ready to provide medical care to Malawian patients in its hospitals

Meeting of Egyptian and Malawian health ministers in Cairo on June 5, 2022. Press photo

CAIRO – June 6, 2022: Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel Ghaffar met with his Malawian counterpart in Cairo on Monday, expressing his willingness to provide medical care to patients in the partner African state in Egypt .

The two ministers also discussed cooperation in the field of drug production, with Egypt supporting initiatives to locate pharmaceutical industries on the continent.

Egypt’s ambassador to Malawi delivered a shipment of aid in March to help mitigate the impact of Hurricane Ana.

Ambassador Mohamed Al-Sherif handed over the shipment of drugs and medical equipment to Malawian Minister of Health Khumbizi Chiponda in the capital of Lilongwe and a group of officials.

Sherif gave a speech at Kamuzu airport which highlighted Egyptian-Malawian relations.

For his part, Chiponda said Egypt is one of the first countries to send aid to Malawi after the hurricane.

She also applauded the medical training provided by Egypt to health workers in Malawi as part of the cooperation between the two African countries.