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Monday, 1 July 2019

Gov’t offers higher salaries to physicians under universal healthcare

Doctors working under the new universal healthcare system in Port Said will receive significantly higher salaries, the Health Ministry said, according to Al Mal. The ministry said doctors will earn between EGP 10-12k a month and specialists will receive EGP 12-16k provided they are contracted for a period between three months and a year. Port Said will be the first governorate where the new universal system will be implemented. Health Minister Hala Zayed has asked the government to increase the budget allocation for the health sector to EGP 100 bn in the coming fiscal year.

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