EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION
EG
Egypt
Egypt

Planning Cycle


Overview and Context

National Health Policy Strategy Plan

A current national health sector plan does not exist. Egypt has developed a white paper intended to provide directions but strategy has yet to be developed.

National Health Policy Strategy Plan Priorities

Annual Health Sector Review

N/A

Income Group:

Low-Mid

Fiscal Start Date

1-Jul

Legal and Political Systems

  • Executive branch: president elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 6-year term (eligible for a second consecutive term); election last held on 26-28 March 2018 (next to be held in 2024); prime minister appointed by the president, approved by the House of Representatives; note: the presidential term was extended from 4 to 6 years, following approval in a constitutional amendment approved by referendum in April 2019
  • Legislative branch: multi-phase election completed on 16 December 2015 (next to be held in 2020)

Programmatic Planning and Project Timelines

Window
2000
2040
National Health Policy Strategy and Plan
2007
2012
WHO Country Cooperation Strategy
2010
2014
National Development Plan
2014
2030
Multi-Year Plan (cYMP) for Immunization
Malaria Plan
Tuberculosis Plan
HIV/AIDS Plan
Ageing and Health Plan
Noncommunicable Diseases Plan
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Plan
Reproductive Health Plan
Maternal Health Plan
Newborn and Child Health Plan
Human Resources for Health Plan
Gavi Health System Strengthening (HSS)Support
Global Fund Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH)

Partners in Country

Endorsement of global compact for progress towards universal health coverage

UHC2030 member

UHC2030 joint vision progress

Egypt joined UHC2030 during the ‘Ministerial meeting on the road towards universal health coverage’ in Salalah, Oman from 3-5 September 2018.

UHC Partnership for policy dialogue

Yes

Costing and Financing

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