Category - Egypt

Mental Health in Egypt: Challenges and Progress

While the mental health sector in Egypt may be better than its regional counterparts, it is still underdeveloped compared to the West. Progress is slow on the newly implemented plan by the government and thousands of Egyptians still don’t have...

Reducing the impact of sea-level rise in Egypt

What can Egypt do today to reduce the impact of rising sea-level in the future? Egypt can take up a number of initiatives to  mitigate against the impacts of rising sea-levels in the Nile Delta and Alexandria: Make urban planning decisions that...

Alexandria on the sea: a flood in the making

Situated in Egypt’s Nile Delta, how will Alexandria in particular be impacted by a 0.5m rise in sea-level? Alexandria is among the top 10 cities with the highest  risk of flooding by 2050. Other cities include the Italian city of Naples  and...

Sea Level Rise Threatens Egypt’s Nile Delta

Egypt’s Nile Delta is at risk of flooding as a result of rising levels of the Mediterranean sea. So how will this affect the people living in its cities and their livelihoods? Temperatures on earth have been rising over the past few years with...

Egypt’s long battle with Hepatitis C

Egypt has the highest hepatitis C infection rate in the world. The virus continues to spread due to unhygienic medical practices. However, new government initiatives are offering new solutions to curb its spread. What is Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is...

Why is Informal Employment in Egypt Alarming?

People turn to informal jobs only when they can’t access formal jobs. Why are informal jobs mostly inopportune? How could this be alarming as a permanent phenomenon? Why do some find informal jobs opportune? In several instances, informal jobs...