Haprur Hospital in Menouf affiliated with the Episcopal/ Anglican Church in Egypt announced the start of the hospital’s evening clinics.
On his behalf, Dr. Samir Rizkallah, the director of the hospital, explained: We started working to operate the evening clinics from 5 pm until 7 pm so that the internal medicine, dermatology, nose and ear clinic work every day of the week except on Thursdays and Sundays, and the pediatric clinic every day except Saturday and Sunday and the ophthalmology clinic every day except Thursday and Sunday, and the Orthopedic Clinic on Tuesday only.
Rizkallah stressed: We follow strict procedures for workers and patients, such as wearing masks and distributing them free of charge upon entry, while continuing to disinfect hands using disinfectants, sterilizing all surfaces and floors, and enhancing ways of using technology to provide order between patients and workers to prevent gatherings and crowding and provide social distancing.
Rizkallah added: The hospital operates all days of the week in all specialties and with full capacity to provide excellent service, improve the health system, and serve citizens.
It is worth noting that the Harpur Memorial Hospital Menouf was founded by Dr. Frank Harper, an Irish physician sent in 1910 Dr. Harpur (Harmel, as the Egyptians called him) had arrived in Egypt in 1889 and his dream was to provide medical service to the simple and deprived villagers there, either due to their lack of hand or to their distance from them. The place of providing medical service and in the year 1894 began to wander by boat in some branches of the Nile River to reach these villagers and treat them due to the need for a fixed hospital to treat more complex cases and also to increase the number of patients, Harpur Hospital Menouf was established in 1910 and Harpur was its first director and the hospital continued He works from that date, bearing in mind the goal for which the hospital was established, and a number of doctors have taken turns managing it after the death of Dr. Harpur.