By Ayman Sabae The one event that wastes 25% of our healthcare money and pushes 1/5 of Egyptian families into poverty, just because we don’t like to talk about it! The cost of a taboo Imagine a country where the event of giving birth and the period that precedes it […]

The one event that wastes 25% of our healthcare money


On the 1st of February, 2017, Shamseya signed a master’s thesis agreement with the University of Hasselt (UHasselt), Limburg, Belgium. The agreement entails that Shumirai Mushangwe, student at the UHasselt Center for Statistics (CenStat), works with Shamseya on The Community Monitor for Health Service Quality (www.MostashfaMeter.com) . Shumirai will be contributing to the project by […]

New partnership with Universiteit Hasselt, Belgium


Together with research partners from Switzerland, the Netherlands and Egypt, Shamseya has launched its report on Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials in Egypt. This report studies the conduct of these trials in Egypt, sheds the light on some of the short-comings that were identified and proposes recommendations for the different stakeholders.

Report on Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials in Egypt


Throughout the first half of 2016, a series of training days were held in different governorates of upper Egypt including Aswan, Luxor, Qena, Sohag and Assiut. On Friday the 4th of August, eghospitals.com central team organized the last training session of upper Egypt in Minia governorate. Minia the newest member […]

Minia, the last station in upper Egypt governorates



On Wednesday August 3rd 2016, the national project coordinator and representatives of Shamseya visited the city of Sohag to join the assessors in their meeting with the Undersecretary of the Minister of Health Doctor Youssry Bayoumy, followed by a press conference to launch the report of the state of hospitals in Sohag for the year 2016

Launching of the Sohag State of Hospital Quality Report 2016




At Shamseya we are seeking the gradual implementation of a deep, community-rooted, dynamic system that accounts for the scarce resources and available infrastructure, is custom-designed and managed by communities, possesses the flexibility to adapt to each communities’ preferences and needs, insures choice of providers, guarantees work sustainability, pushes towards accountability […]

Blueprint of a Participatory Healthcare System



Rotating Savings and Credit Associations (ROSCAs) are grass-root micro-finance initiatives that are created within communities of families, friends, co-workers or neighbours, to share common resources in order to address the specific timely financial needs of its members. Run on a volunteer, collective base, members of these associations do not sign […]

Rotating Savings and Credits Associations “ROSCAs”


Sohag, a focal point in Upper Egypt, hosted the first training for the also first independent community assessment team, during which, concepts of social accountability and active citizenship were presented to all attendees. Additionally, they were familiarized with common hospital structures, especially in terms of staff and services, to augment […]

First session of the Sohag Community Assessors training


To allow more interaction with the public, the eghospitals.com team released a social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter, which explains the assessment criteria.  Additionally, eghospitals.com was modified to accommodate direct Facebook-mediated comments on the hospital profiles to encourage increased viewer participation and engagement. Currently, the team is working on […]

Eghospitals.com updates now allows more public interaction