Within the framework of the initiative of His Excellency President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, “Decent life”, to provide a distinguished medical service to citizens, especially in remote places, and in implementation of the directives of His Excellency Dr. Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, and the supervision of Dr. Hisham Shawqi Masoud, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, a comprehensive medical treatment convoy was carried out in the village of Ashkar, of Faqous, which lasted for two days, and all necessary preventive and precautionary measures were taken and methods of combating infection were followed, in order to preserve the health and safety of citizens and medical staff.
The convoy included many medical specialties, including "Internist, general surgery, heart, orthopedics, pedology, obstetrics and gynecology, dentistry, dermatology and venereal disease, family planning, nose and ear." laboratory tests and early detection of diabetes and pressure diseases were also conducted.
Free medical examinations for 1,458 patients from the village, and the necessary treatment was given to them, and 11 cases that needed to be operated on were transferred to the hospitals.
Undersecretary of the Ministry thanked the coordinator of treatment convoys, all medical teams and all participants in this work to serve patients and citizens in Al Sharkia Governorate.