By Fatima Badawi in Cairo:
Sir Jeffrey Adams, British Ambassador to Cairo, said that the United Kingdom has pledged to provide the Egyptians with their knowledge and expertise, especially in this era of modern reform in Egypt.
This came on the occasion of the participation of 35 Egyptian doctors in the training course held by a group of experts of the British company (Escala) for health care in Port Said; before going to the United Kingdom to complete their training.
The British ambassador expressed his happiness to see the commitments made by the United Kingdom in the memorandum of understanding concluded with the Ministry of Health on the ground, referring to the memorandum of understanding between Egypt and the United Kingdom in January to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.
David Field, Chief Executive Officer of Escala, UK, said: “We are delighted to be working with this team of committed and enthusiastic Egyptian doctors and with the Ministry of Health. The importance of this amazing program is to provide health care. To the Egyptian citizen.
According to the British Embassy in Cairo, this training course comes within the framework of cooperation between Egypt and the United Kingdom. The training program for Egyptian family doctors is part of the memorandum of understanding between the two countries. This training was held in the UK, and the British company hopes to increase this number to reach 100 general practitioners by the end of this year.
This multi-stage training aims at imparting knowledge to physicians across Egypt by sharing the best practices and lessons learned by UK healthcare professionals, which in turn leads to rapid and successful adoption of modern medical practices in Egypt and related benefits, In the interests of patients.
She explained that the enthusiastic and constructive remarks made by the first group of doctors contributed to the improvement and development of the program. The main focus of the current phase is on key aspects of the system adopted by the Department of Health in the United Kingdom, which fits the Egyptian system of comprehensive health care.