Rotaract Puts a Healthy Twist on Ramadan’s Charitable Spirit

Rotaract Puts a Healthy Twist on Ramadan’s Charitable Spirit

Rotaract Cairo Royal – a service club for young professionals aged 18 to 30 – will be putting together bags containing Ramadan’s basic food necessities. The bags will be given to less fortunate families and individuals around Egypt.   Although Rotaract Cairo Royal have been doing this for eight consecutive Ramadan seasons, this year is […]

You Can Now Get Medical Advice via Snapchat in Saudi Arabia

You Can Now Get Medical Advice via Snapchat in Saudi Arabia

With Snapchat taking over our lives, Saudi doctor, Khaled Al-Tawala, decided to take things to the next level. The medical specialist at King Khalid Hospital in Saudi Arabia decided to utilize Snapchat to help people that are in need of medical consultation but can’t go (or afford to go) to hospitals.     Al-Tawala offers […]

Raw Republic: The Place to Go to Nourish Your Body and Nurture Your Soul in Cairo

Raw Republic: The Place to Go to Nourish Your Body and Nurture Your Soul in Cairo

  The world seems to be driven by trends, and usually, these trends are pointless fads that we just let pass. One trend, however, that we could get on board with, however, is the health and fitness trend. Eating unhealthy and being lazy has always been a part of our Egyptian culture.   But recently, […]

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

  We all know someone who was young and healthy, yet unfortunately had his life turned upside down in a second after a cancer diagnosis. For a while now, I’ve been coming across posts of a young brave boy called Zein Youssef who has been battling cancer.   Zein has been diagnosed with high-risk stage […]

Egyptian Campaign Encourages People to Stop Smoking in the Most Inspiring Way

Egyptian Campaign Encourages People to Stop Smoking in the Most Inspiring Way

A group of young Egyptians started a social media campaign with the hashtag #Ermeha (throw it) to help and encourage smokers to quit. The campaign aims to raise awareness on the side effects and dangers of smoking, and also shows support to smokers who want to quit.     The campaign uses various methods in their posts […]

35% of Egypt’s Population to Get Free Medical Treatment, but What About the Rest?

35% of Egypt’s Population to Get Free Medical Treatment, but What About the Rest?

Ahmed Emad, Minister of Health and Population, stated that the new Health Insurance Law, debated and passed during these last few weeks in Egypt’s Parliament, will guarantee free treatment to low-income individuals.     Those who qualify for this free treatment represent an approximate 35% of Egypt’s total population. The percentage remains approximate because the […]

#MoreToAutism: Find out How You Can Help Spread Autism Awareness This Month

#MoreToAutism: Find out How You Can Help Spread Autism Awareness This Month

by Rana Elhawary

Earlier this week, we reported which Middle Eastern locations were lighting up blue to commemorate autism awareness, and because we believe in the importance of using our platform to effectuate change; today, we are here in an effort to change perceptions and minds regarding autism.     Autism is a disorder resulting from of a […]

Egypt Wins Bronze and Gold Medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Egypt Wins Bronze and Gold Medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

  We all love the Olympics! We leave work early, change our daily schedules and cancel meetings just to watch our favorite athletes playing for their lives. Yet, one sports championship has gone unnoticed; the Special Olympics World Winter Games, held in Austria this year.   Via Special Olympics Egypt   Two Egyptian champions just won […]

500,000 EGP Worth of Medicine Stolen by Nurses in Monoufiya

500,000 EGP Worth of Medicine Stolen by Nurses in Monoufiya

  According to Sky News Arabia, Egyptian authorities have just ordered the arrest of three nurses in Egypt for 15 days due to investigations. The nurses were charged with the possession of stolen medicines from an oncology center at Monoufiya governorate. It was reported that one of the nurses claimed that her husband was ill […]

Palestinian Women Bring Baseball to Gaza

Palestinian Women Bring Baseball to Gaza

  When we think of baseball, we think of big hunky men running around a field doing God knows what. Palestinian women, however, decided to shatter everything you believe about that sport.     Coach Mahmoud Tafesh — former soccer player who played for the Palestinian national team for 16 years — introduced the sport […]

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