The Minister of Health, Ramadan Abu Jinnah, has received a team of 50 Egyptian medical professionals to provide healthcare services in the southern region. 

The step follows a contract that aims to address the shortfall of specialized medical and ancillary personnel in the remote and southern regions. 

According to the Ministry of Health, the team comprises a group of experts and consultants in various medical fields, including psychiatry, neurology, neurosurgery, paediatrics, orthopaedics, kidney disease, eye surgery, physical therapy, ear, nose and throat, fertility and ICSI, and gynaecology and obstetrics.

The team also includes nursing personnel with expertise in oncology, intensive care, neonatal care, emergency care, operations, cardiac care, and pediatric care.