Wednesday 12 June 2019
Books – Ahmed Juma:
Engineer Issam Salah, Advisor to the Minister of Health for Information Technology, has completed the first detailed health map of diseases in Egypt, for 4 of the most important diseases that cause death to Egyptians.
Salah said in a statement to Masrawy on Tuesday that this detailed map shows the prevalence of four diseases (C-pressure-sugar-obesity) in each city, village and governorate in Egypt, and the prevalence rates of these diseases, indicating that they include several colors to determine prevalence rates Diseases in the provinces "begin with dark green then light and then yellow and then orange and then light red and dark red", and the gradient according to the prevalence ratio.
The adviser to the Minister of Health, that this map enables decision makers to know the concentration of hot spots for the spread of diseases, and know the points of imbalance in the therapeutic system and work to treat them as quickly and in the best way.
He added: "The map sets the priorities and we know the detailed defects in the system and time we address these defects," pointing out that the work is being loaded on the data of diseases, "anemia, dwarf and thinness" on the current health map.
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