Author: Mhussein

Mostafa Hussein is a psychiatrist working with an international humanitarian NGO. He has worked previously in rehabilitation of survivors of torture. He is also a blogger: http://moftasa.net

Koftagate: Dashed Hopes and Wasted Resources

Five months ago, Egypt’s Military Engineering Authority announced that by June 30, 2014, they would be able to cure those living with HIV/AIDS and the Hepatitis C virus (HCV). They gave hope to millions of patients; the message was: “Finally we will get rid of the scourge of these crippling diseases, and our patriotic army has the cure.” A month later, defense minister at the time, Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, announced that he would run for presidency.

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