Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli discussed Saturday 09/01/2021 with representatives of medical oxygen producers and suppliers ways to coordinate efforts to secure hospital needs.
In an online meeting, Madbouli stressed the government has been following up this issue with the health minister around the o’clock.
The unusual circumstances caused by the spread of Covid-19 requires multiplying the medical oxygen production, the premier said.
He pointed out to presidential directives to increase the daily reserve of medical supplies.
Health and Population Minister Hala Zayed gave an overview of the current needs as well as the ministry’s efforts to control illegal trade in oxygen cylinders on the black market.
Meanwhile, the companies’ representatives reviewed their production rates and what they could do to increase the production in the coming period.
Source: State Information Service Egypt