Egypt nears target number of screening schoolchildren for anemia, obesity, stunting
- 04 April 2022 / News / 199 / Fares RAHAHLIA
CAIRO – 3 April 2022: The Ministry of Health and Population announced Sunday that 10,837,000 students at elementary schools were screened for anemia, obesity, and stunting since the beginning of academic year 2021/2022.
The ministry noted that the target for the year is 15 million Egyptian and non-Egyptian pupils studying at 29,444 private and public elementary schools nationwide.
The screening is carried out by measuring the weight, height, and hemoglobin level in blood, so as if malnutrition is diagnosed, the medical team provides the patient with a suitable dietary plan.
In August, Minister of Education and Technical Education Tarek Shawky indicated that eight million Egyptian children suffer from anemia because of eating non-nutritious food. He added that school meals would be customized to meet the health conditions of children as those suffering from anemia or stunting would be offered different ones.
MOROCCO-Morocco Opposes Modernity, Social Reality's Hopes to Fractures, Fears Expressed in Fragmented World - Azoulay Tells 'The Atlantic Dialogues'
- 19 December 2022
"Carried by the committed and proactive leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Morocco has chosen, in the land of Islam, to make the legitimacy and richness of all its diversity the central engin...
Egypt ranks 4th in value of energy projects across Middle East, North Africa during 2022-2026: APICORP
- 27 July 2022
CAIRO – 26 July 2022: Egypt comes in the fourth lace regarding the value of energy projects across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region during 2022-2026, Arab Petroleum Investments Corporati...
Egyptian-Indian trade exchange hit record of $7.26 billion in FY 2021-2022: Amb.
- 27 July 2022
CAIRO – 26 July 2022: Trade exchange between Egypt and India hit a record of $7.26 billion in the fiscal year 2021-2022 up by 75 percent from the previous year, Indian Ambassador to Cairo Ajit Gupte h...