News and Progress


Participatory study on citizens behaviors and the use of public spaces in the light of the COVID19 pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shamseya conducted this study to investigate the response to and level of worry of the community about the virus. This research also investigates the infection control measures taken by public spaces to limit transmission. We also present a brief reflection about the curfew measures […]


First session of the Sohag Community Assessors training

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 […]


Eghospitals.com updates now allows more public interaction

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 wins the IACC Social Entrepreneurs Initiative Award

The Eghospitals.com project was chosen as one of the newest additions to the IACC Social Entrepreneurs Initiative! (hosted by Transparency International and supported by the GIZ, BMZ and the UNDP).   With almost 300 applications from 62 countries worldwide, the jury members chose to award Shamseya for eghospitals.com, since it […]