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Ain Shams University faces the Corona virus

This page provides the Ain Shams University community with important updates related to the COVID-19 epidemic

Within the framework of Ain Shams University's preparations to confront the potential developments of the Coronavirus pandemic, Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini, President of the University, tasked the various sectors of the university with developing a plan to manage the situation from its various medical, educational and environmental aspects. The medical plan and the environment included increasing awareness campaigns within the university, and the university also worked on relying on the hybrid education system between direct and electronic to reduce the chances of infection among students, university workers and faculty members, in addition to an emphasis on monitoring the implementation of precautionary measures in all colleges, university departments and units.



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Since the start of the Corona pandemic, the university has been proactive in providing the necessary medical care to patients and suspects, and it was at the forefront of Egyptian universities that worked to participate in many health tests for vaccines and medicines, and the following are some of the health care efforts:

• The designation of the Martyr Engineer Ahmed Shawky Hospital for Geriatric Medicine as an isolation hospital

• Establishing a field hospital to treat the injured free of charge within 11 days only.

• The system of work for the Corona Suspicion Clinic at El Demerdash Hospital for employees.

• Intensifying telemedicine service in hospitals

• Launching Kashf Medical Consulting website.

 Ain Shams University Hospitals launches telemedicine service for pediatrics


Ain Shams University has taken several precautionary measures to confront the emerging corona virus, through which it was keen to reduce the infection rate among students, workers and faculty members at the university, and stressed the need to adhere to them in all university departments and colleges, and among these measures:

• Immediate contracting with companies specialized in sterilization working to apply the latest sterilization methods to disinfect all university facilities from classrooms, runways, examination halls, administrative offices and service places.

• Preparing clinics and medical centers and providing the required supplies.

• Ensuring a mechanism for transferring and transferring suspected cases with an ambulance designated for the transfer of suspected cases.

• Follow-up of suspected cases by conducting all necessary analyzes in the laboratories of the Ministry of Health, provided that the case is transferred after that to isolation in designated hospitals.

• Publishing educational videos on how to deal with the Corona virus:


Awareness campaign to prevent Corona

University Precautionary Measures


How to wear a Medical Mask

Ain Shams faces Corona virus

Ain Shams University has been keen to have an effective contribution at the societal level in confronting the Corona virus, based on its assumption of social responsibility and considering it an integral part of society, as the university has continued since the beginning of the spread of the deadly virus its scientific research and awareness efforts to confront it, and among these efforts:

• Receiving Egyptians returning from abroad in its university cities

• Organizing a webinar on the impact of Covid-19 on the Egyptian and international economy "Opportunities and Challenges"

• Guide for the safe return to work under the pandemic Covid19



Ain Shams University has worked to keep abreast of the latest developments in the spread of the Coronavirus and the mechanisms of prevention and response to it, and during that it was keen to publish all news related to its activities and efforts in this regard, and among these news:

• Ain Shams University begins the second semester with a series of precautionary measures against the Corona virus

• The Minister of Higher Education directs university presidents to start implementing Online learning plan in universities and institutes

• The Minister of Higher Education and President of Ain Shams University witness a comprehensive precautionary cleansing campaign of the university

• The Ministry of Health publishes an awareness video on how to deal with Corona virus

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