Written by Menna Allah Yahya
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 04:00 PM
The Ministry of Health and Population sent an urgent message to citizens regarding the symptoms of asthma, saying in an official report, in the event that you have these symptoms, you must consult a doctor and immediately go to the hospital to take appropriate treatment for the disease..
And the Ministry of Health and Population identified 3 symptoms, if they appear on a person, that must not be ignored or overlooked, and they came as follows::
Coughing – wheezing – shortness of breath
And the Ministry of Health and Population continued: Early detection and correct action is necessary, as these symptoms are evidence of asthma, pointing out that some cases suffer from asthma symptoms when sweating due to exposure to certain stimuli such as pets or pollen, while others do not suffer from symptoms. Persistent, requiring daily treatment.
The Ministry of Health and Population warned citizens against obtaining asthma-related treatments through social media, or through recipes that are shared between citizens and each other, stressing that it is necessary to consult a doctor before obtaining any treatment to maintain the general health of the body..
The Ministry of Health and Population called on citizens to communicate with the ministry through all its hotlines to answer all questions and various inquiries and respond to them from its official sources.
Medical examination of patients
On the other hand, the Ministry of Health and Population announced the holding of 52 educational seminars for students of health technical institutes and nursing schools, in addition to those who frequent marriage examination clinics, in 16 governorates, during the first quarter of this year..
Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Health and Population, explained that these educational seminars come within the framework of the national project for the development of the Egyptian family, and aim to correct concepts about the Egyptian family in the targeted governorates, which included (Damietta, Sharkia, Beni Suef, Qalyubia, Ismailia, Assiut, Sohag). , Menoufia, Alexandria, Kafr El-Sheikh, Buhaira, Fayoum, Gharbia, New Valley, Qena, Giza), pointing out that these seminars benefited 2484 students of technical institutes and those who frequent premarital examination clinics..
Abdel Ghaffar added that these seminars seek to raise the level of knowledge about correct family values and the development of the Egyptian family, in addition to modifying the attitudes and behavior of the participants, and developing their skills in effective dialogue, referring to coordination and cooperation with Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and the National Council for Women..
For her part, Ms. Amal Fawzi, Director of the General Department of Medical Social Service, noted the participation of social workers in health technical institutes, nursing schools, hospitals and medical centers in preparing awareness materials, in addition to their role in implementing health questionnaires and providing social support to patients.