5 October 2016

800,000 Egyptians treated for hepatitis C since January 2016

The country’s health minister says it is proof that the country’s campaign aimed at preventing a spread of the disease is working well, telling journalists he expected the country to be free from the virus by 2020....

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13 Apr 2016

Hepatitis C treatment for under $300 coming soon

A hepatitis C treatment that costs less than $300 (£210) – a tiny fraction of the $80,000-plus price charged by major drugmakers – has been successfully tested in Egypt and is expected to be available within two years.

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16 Nov. 2015

Pharco Pharma reports 100% HCV-4 cure rate with Sovaldi/ravidasvir combo in late-stage study

Pharco Pharmaceuticals, Egypt's largest drug firm, announces results from a Phase 3 clinical trial assessing the combination of Gilead Sciences'...

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9 October 2017

Egypt wins acclaim for aggressive campaign against hepatitis C

Egypt has the highest rate of hepatitis C in the world. Now the country has undertaken an aggressive campaign to stamp out the disease, both domestically and abroad.

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9 October 2017

Tour n' Cure: Egypt launches medical tourism campaign to eradicate hepatitis C

After launching an aggressive campaign to fight the debilitating hepatitis C virus domestically, Egypt launched a program to help the estimated 71 million people afflicted with the disease worldwide.

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13 Nov. 2017

Pharmaniaga, Pharco and DNDi sign agreement to provide affordable hepatitis C treatment in Malaysia

Malaysian pharmaceutical company Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn Bhd (Pharmaniaga), Egyptian pharmaceutical company Pharco Pharmaceuticals (Pharco), and non-profit research and development organization Drugs for Neglected Diseases...

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15 Dec. 2015

Curing Hepatitis C, in an Experiment the Size of Egypt

SHABAS EL SHUHADA, Egypt — Abdel Gawad Ellabbad knows exactly how he was infected with hepatitis C. As a schoolboy in this Nile Delta rice-farming village, his class marched to the local clinic every month for injections against schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease spread by water snails.

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22 Feb. 2017

Superstar Lionel Messi Visited Egypt This Week In Support Of Health Campaign

Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi was in Egypt this week as part of an initiative to raise awareness and bring attention to a specific health campaign in the North African country.

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21 Feb. 2017

Lionel Messi visits Egypt - finally

Messi makes the trip to Cairo that was cancelled after Barcelona's 4-0 loss.

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20 Feb. 2017

Messi to visit Egypt in health campaign against Hepatitis C

Argentinean footballer Lionel Messi will finally visit Egypt on Tuesday for a campaign to fight hepatitis C, a visit that was postponed in the aftermath of Barcelona’s scathing ChampIOns league defeat to PSG on Tuesday last week.

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22 Feb. 2017

Messi visits Cairo to promote hepatitis C treatment

Five-time World Footballer of the Year Lionel Messi has made a trip to Cairo, Egypt to promote hepatitis C treatment which historically has one of the highest rates of the disease in the world.

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