Posted on: Wednesday 30 November 2022 – 10:24 | Last updated: Wednesday 30 November 2022 – 10:27
76% of the actual completion rate for the first phase of the project 95% of the construction work in the outpatient clinic building has been completed, and 95% of the finishing work has been completed.
The Minister of Higher Education, Dr. Ayman Ashour, and the President of Cairo University, Dr. Mohamed Othman Elkhosht, visited the new National Cancer Institute, Hospital 500 500 in Sheikh Zayed City, within the framework of continuous follow-up and stands on the current situation of the hospital and its completion.
Dr. Muhammad Abu Samra, dean of the Oncology Institute, said that Hospital 500,500 needs major community support to speed up its implementation to provide an integrated service for oncology treatment in Egypt and the Arab world, revealing that the initial operation of Hospital 500 500 will start soon with a number of services, namely: Internal medicine clinics for adults 12 clinics One-day chemotherapy for adults, 52 chairs + 10 beds, a clinical pharmacy to prepare the full treatment, an emergency laboratory, a blood bank, blood donation and its components 15 chairs, and the necessary administrative services.
The Minister of Higher Education met with the members of the Cairo University Council and spoke with them about the future plan of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research until 2032, which is a long-term vision for higher education with the participation of university professors and leaders, and to attracting more foreign students, making Egypt an attractive global center for expatriates seeking higher education.
The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the President of Cairo University, reviewed the executive position on the 500,500 Hospital Project, as the actual completion rate for the first phase of the project reached 76%, as 95% of the construction works in the outpatient clinic building has been completed, and the finishing works are 100% complete, 95%, and electromechanical works are 100%, in addition to the contracting of a number of items for medical equipment and mattresses, and supply is underway. currently underway to finish the work for the patient dormitory building, and works to extend electricity lines on two tracks, and the completion of 40% of the first track. Provision of a large part of the medical furniture and equipment for the opening and partial operation, and the necessary contracts for the initial operation are completed and the approval of the new medical and administrative structure is completed.
The Minister of Higher Education said that Cairo University was able to achieve a great achievement in the file of Hospital 500 by 500, and that the new National Cancer Institute will be a leading research school in Egypt and the Middle East that will be a group outstanding professors in the field of oncology treatment, and it will be able to pave a good path for itself in the treatment of cancer. Oncology in Egypt and the Arab world, which points out that Egypt has high rates of cancer patients, and that the new National Cancer Institute is able to reduce these rates.
The Minister of Higher Education emphasized that university hospitals play a major role in the health system in Egypt, especially the large and giant Kasr al-Aini hospitals, and pointed out that the 500 by 500 Hospital is an addition to education, training, scientific research will be. and patient service, emphasizing that there is unprecedented support from the state for these and other projects that serve the Egyptian citizen, and that there are directives to open the hospital and receive patients as soon as possible.
Dr. Mohamed Al-Khasht said that the new National Oncology Institute Hospital is a major national project that enjoys the support and care of the political leadership, and it is among 3 modern medical buildings implemented by Cairo University within the scope of Giza Governorate, which is a fixed hospital in Al-Haram, and the new Oncology Hospital 500 500 in Sheikh Zayed City. And the Medical Complex for the treatment of children in 6th of October City.
He explained that there are about 20 companies on site that are currently working in a very dynamic manner to achieve this important service building, indicating that the continuation of work on the new National Cancer Institute project at a rapid pace to complete construction works complete and medical equipment to start the treatment service in the hospital and receive patients soon to contribute to lifting the greatest possible burden on the Egyptian cancer patient, as the hospital is designed according to the latest and most comprehensive international scientific and engineering standards to the integration of patient care.
It is noteworthy that the new National Cancer Institute in Sheikh Zayed City, 500,500, was built on an area of 34.5 hectares. A device for radiotherapy, and an integrated center for advanced cancer research that includes laboratory research laboratories covering all areas of science related to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tumors. The project also includes an integrated and approved facility for animals for drug- and surgical experiments in, and banks for stem cells and genetics associated with cancer.