3 Egyptian Doctors Suspended for Using ‘Kofta Aids’ Device

3 Egyptian Doctors Suspended for Using ‘Kofta Aids’ Device

  Three Egyptian doctors have been banned from practicing medicine for three years by the Primary Disciplinary Board of the Egyptian Doctor’s Syndicate.   The decision made by the board comes from evidence that shows that these doctors have been using the, now infamous, “Kofta Gate” device (commonly known as Kofta Aids), invented by Egyptian […]

Fury, Fear in Aftermath of Cairo Bathhouse Raid

Fury, Fear in Aftermath of Cairo Bathhouse Raid

  Following a Dec. 7 late night raid on Bab El-Bahr hammam in the Ramses area of Cairo, which saw the arrest of at least 25 men and perhaps up to 40, Cairo’s LGBTQI community and its supporters have been galvanized with fury and fear. “I’m still in disbelief. How far would a reporter go […]

#FeelNoShame in Honour of International AIDS Month

#FeelNoShame in Honour of International AIDS Month

Too many issues are pressing in the Middle East in almost all sorts of fields including, of course, health. Dec. 1 is International AIDS day and all through December, nations around the globe raise awareness campaigns about the nature of the disease, the available preventive and curative measures and, of course, to show support to […]

World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero

Today marks the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day. This year’s theme ” Getting to Zero ” continues to raise awareness about the disease’s nature, the availability of treatment and hopefully getting to Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths. In 2012, there was an estimated 36 million people living with HIV worldwide, […]