PM asserts university hospitals’ role to provide better healthcare services

The university hospitals play a significant role in improving education, scientific research and treatment services, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli stressed Tuesday.

Madbouli made his remark during a meeting held to follow up university hospitals’ contributory efforts to support presidential health-related initiatives.

Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar attended the meeting.

The premier underlined the importance of cooperation between the Ministry of Health and university hospitals to ensure the success of the state’s new comprehensive health insurance system.

He also underscored the need to focus on training and qualification programs and catch up with state-of-the-art medical research technologies to provide citizens with the highest level of medical care.

The secretary-general of the supreme council of university hospitals was also present at the meeting along with the presidents of several state universities including Ain Shams University, Beni Suef University, Assiut University, Tanta University and Mansoura University.

Source: State Information Service Egypt