Egypt will start offering free family planning and reproductive health services in rural and poor areas of the country from June 5 to 23, according to local media citing the country’s health ministry on Thursday.
According to a report by local publication Ahram Online, the campaign is part of the National Egyptian Family Development Project which began under the directives of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, and aims to support economic well-being and health. of Egyptian families.
The campaign will provide quality family planning and reproductive health services to villages and towns through various medical units under health supervision, said Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar, spokesperson for the Ministry of Health.
Local media said the campaign will be launched in three phases, the first phase from June 5-9, the second from June 12-16 and the third from June 19-23.