Supporting Health Facilities with Health Devices and Equipment
The Banque Misr Foundation
for Community Development and Welfare equipped 35 university and governmental
medical units in various governorates, including:
Supporting Scientific Research
foundation has also been committed to supporting scientific research through
providing financial support for:
In-kind Support for Hospitals
foundation provides furniture and accommodation requirements for a number of
hospitals, whereby it provided 9,000 bedsets to the following hospitals:
Sponsorship at the National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer
Institute was established in 1959 to diagnose, treat, and follow up with
patients. The institute treats about 200,000 patients annually, approximately
80% of whom receive treatment for free, while the remainder have their costs
covered by medical insurance or the state. The institute has about 230 beds,
five operating rooms, and an intensive care unit, as well as a blood bank and a
gastrointestinal endoscopy unit. This is in addition to the labs, the
physiotherapy unit, and the pharmacy.
The Banque Misr
Foundation contributes a fixed monthly sum to provide the required medical
equipment for two beds in the intensive care unit.
Social Development Sector
and Youth Training Sector
Social Solidarity Sector
are considered among the neediest segments of society, requiring both
educational, psychological, and social care to help them integrate into society
and overcome the conditions of orphanhood and the loss of their families. We
define orphans as children have lost one or both parents
Child’s Law guarantees the principles and rights of childhood, among which are
child’s right to life, survival, and growth under the protection of a cohesive
and interdependent family, and to all protective measures, and protection from
all types of violence or harm or physical, psychological, or sexual abuse or
negligence, or any other form of maltreatment or exploitation.”
to a UNICEF survey from 2006, the number of orphaned children in the world is
more than 150 million. Orphan children constitute about 5% of the population,
and as such constitute a significant number of the Egyptian population.
Approximately 43,000 orphans are counted in Egypt annually. This is partially
due to the increase in the number of breadwinning women, whereby a third of
society is supported by women breadwinners. According to figures from the
Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) the rate of
women supporting their families ranges between 22% and 26%, and in Cairo alone,
it is 19.2%.
the role that society should play in supporting these children and their
mothers, there is nonetheless a clear deficiency in providing care to this
children amid the weakness of the role played by the state and institutions.
While such institutions should be providing support in all its forms, more
often than not, the support provided, if any, is limited to financial support.
activities undertaken in the realm of social solidarity vary, including: