Sept 25: Chairman of the General Authority for Healthcare, Egypt, Ahmed
al-Sobky has said that the entity works on creating a strong consortium of
private and public hospitals that would fulfill the demand of African and Arab
medical travelers, Egypt Today has reported.
context, Sobky instructed the authority's executive bureau of identifying the
specializations needed by medical tourists in the region as well as the best
doctors in the country, who can be part of the project. That is in addition to
setting the prices of medical services to be offered in foreign currencies.
authority's chairman also directed the launching of a Facebook page titled
"We Take Care of You in Egypt" in order to provide potential
customers with all the information they need, and answering their questions.
the project, Sobky equally suggested holding a conference having
representatives of both the public and private sectors to exchange views on the
best practices to execute the project.
also underscored the importance of medical establishments that would be the
members of the consortium, to obtain accreditation from TEMOS and the Joint
Commission International (JCI) to ensure quality.
General Authority for Healthcare also recently announced the use of metaverse
technology to promote medical tourism, offering customers all over the
world a unique experience to visit health facilities, revitalizing tourism, and
supporting the national economy.
the launch of “3D virtual reality” technology for the first time in Egypt
to promote the authority’s project for medical tourism “We Take Care of
You in Egypt.”