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The Saudi German Hospital-Cairo Contributes to the Revitalization of Medical Tourism in Egypt Dr. Mohamed Hablas: "Egypt is a great asset in medicine therapeutic tourism"

Over the past ten months, SGH - Cairo managed to welcome more than 5,000 patients from 100 different nationalities who wanted to benefit from their medical services. This indicates that hospitals and therapeutic centers can contribute to the promotion of medical tourism and highlight this important type of tourism which acquires from 5% to 10% of the total global tourism movement. This shows the ability to increase the touristic flow in Egypt, and regain its leading role in this area, especially that Egypt has all the elements of success that qualify to attract thousands of tourists annually. SGH-Cairo statistics showed that, the most prominent Arab nationalities in the hospital were from Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Yemen, Kuwait and Lebanon. The Nigerians occupied the most frequent African nationality summit on the hospital, while the Europeans were from Britain, France, Italy, Canada, Switzerland, America and Canada, while China and South Korea topped the most Asian countries. Dr. Mohamed Hablas, the Executive Director of the Saudi German Hospital, said: "This success can strongly contribute to Egypt becoming one of the important touristic destinations on the map of medical tourism in the world, thanks to the great development in tourism, and Egypt's possession of enormous resources, as well as directing large investments to support and stimulate medical tourism." He added that Egypt is a great treasure in the field of medical tourism because it possesses many components, including the different kinds of treatment in all the governorates, besides the hospitals and the advanced analytical laboratories, which can be utilized to provide healthcare services to tourists, in framework of a comprehensive program to visit touristic areas and access the hotel accommodation in the same place for the patient and his companions, explaining that the medical investment in Egypt will play a major role in supporting the national economy. As Egypt has been known as one of the most important medical tourism destinations in the region for its medical institutions and resorts represented in 16 internal and coastal sites where natural remedies are available for many diseases including rheumatic diseases, vitiligo and psoriasis, as well as various recreational facilities including sports programs under medical supervision, making it on the top of the world's best recuperation places.

The "Breast Cancer" battle requires more than awareness campaigns

October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but what we need more than passive awareness is proactive prevention. By virtue of their sex, all women are at risk of developing breast cancer. Knowing your individual risk can help you minimize the likelihood of developing the disease. For example, we know that having a mother, sister or daughter with breast cancer doubles a woman’s risk of developing the disease.

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5 billion Dollars are Al-Batterjee Group’s investments in Egypt

During her visit to the Saudi-German Hospital in Cairo, Dr. Sahar Nasr - Minister of Investment and International Cooperation met Dr. Makarem Al-Batterjee - Vice President of Al-Batterjee Group, who gave a presentation to highlight the group's investments in Egypt that was estimated by 5 billion dollars as a first phase.

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SGH to discuss the most advanced treatment method of Hepatitis C

The collaboration of ESRNM (Egyptian Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine) and SGH in holding a medical seminar on next Thursday to discuss the most advanced imaging modalities and early detection of liver diseases, by the attendance of 150 doctors specialized in radiology, in addition to the presentation of the most advanced HCV treatment methods, also for liver tumors and other diseases by using interventional radiology.

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The vision and new trends in treatment of the advanced staging (Stage IV) of lung carcinoma

The Monthly Scientific seminar for C.A.I.R.O Journal Club will be held by SGH-Cairo

SGH-Cairo will be holding a monthly scientific seminar (C.A.I.R.O Journal Club) under the title of “The vision and new trends in treatment of advanced staging of lung cancer” and the seminar will be held in the hospital’s conventions halls by the presence of Dr. Wessam Al Ghamry, the head of tumors department, doctors and (C.A.I.R.O Journal Club) representatives.

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International Nurses Day Media Release

SGH is to celebrate international Nurses day (IND) by highlighting the importance of this day to Egypt’s medical sector by attending global medical events. International Nurses day is an international day celebrated around the world on the first of May, to point out the contribution of nurses in society.

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The recommendations of the first emergency medicine conference to benefit from international expertise

Training of Egyptian calibers and utilizing global medical experiences are among recommendations of the first ER conference

Hablas: We are fully committed to the Prime Minister’s decision to treat emergency cases for 48 hours free of charge

A significant number of Egyptian and international experts participated in the first annual ER conference held at Saudi German Hospital in Cairo under the title "news and communications in Emergency medicine”, focusing on the importance of the collaboration between the governmental, private and the media to highlight the importance of emerging medicine and its development, providing employees with the latest techniques and updates.

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Saudi-German hospital investments roundtable

The board of Saudi German hospital group announced the inauguration of Saudi German Cairo's branch with investment volume exceeding EGP 1bn. Cairo's branch, is the 8th branch in the MENA region, where the other 7 branches are located in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

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Ischemic stroke treatment in 90 minutes

The Saudi-German hospital-Cairo radiology department announced that they just started using intravenous catheterization in treating ischemic stroke by thrombosis removal, without surgery within a short period of time that doesn't exceed 90 minutes reducing the potential risks that may occur such as hemiplegia or death.

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With more than 1bn EGP investments in medical technology

The launch of first branch of Saudi-German Hospital in Cairo, December 2015

The Saudi German hospital group are to launch their first branch in Cairo in November 2015 with investments of more than 1bn EGP. SGH group takes an impressive step towards health care in Egypt by earning the experience of the past 27 years of SGH that has provided the highest quality of medical services to meet high standards of health care in Middle East and North Africa. SGH Group has won many awards for its distinguished services. SGH is one of the hospitals that are accredited by the Joint Commission International.

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Collaboration with A.U.C for 57357 Hospital

Saudi German Hospital in Cairo is to sponsor a Marathon to aid the children of 57357 hospital

The Saudi German hospital is to sponsor a running marathon, which will be held at the AUC campus to aid the children of 57357 Hospital. The Marketing manager of 57357 hospital Mohamed Lotfy states that students of Concordia international school in Cairo and children of 57357 Hospital and children’s parents are to attend the running marathon.

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Humanitarian event

Saudi German Hospital-Cairo launches a humanitarian event in the presence of the pioneers of volunteer work.

“Zayed Giving Initiative” and the Arab Forum coincide to empower young people to participate in voluntary work.

 

Saturday, October 24, 2015- The first branch of the Saudi German Hospitals in Cairo (SGH) launched a humanitarian session in their headquarters in El Nozha El Gedida, collaborating with “Zayed Giving Initiative” and the Arab Forum in an initiative to empower young people to participate in voluntary work, under the slogan “National Responsibility and Social Investment.” Elite humanitarian pioneers were present at the event to show their support and emphasize on the importance of this Forum.

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