Renowned Egyptian Gynaecologist and Author Mohamed Abul-Ghar Honored with State Nile Award

CAIRO – On Sunday, Mohamed Abul-Ghar, a prominent gynaecologist and author, was awarded the prestigious State Nile Award in Science and Advanced Technological Sciences. The recognition was announced by Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Ashour, who highlighted the significance of honoring scientists for their contributions to the nation’s advancement and the establishment of a knowledge-based economy.

Dr. Mohamed Abul-Ghar currently holds the position of Professor at Cairo University’s Faculty of Medicine. He is widely recognized as a pioneer in his field for establishing Egypt’s first-ever center for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in collaboration with a group of esteemed doctors.

At the age of 82, Dr. Abul-Ghar has amassed a remarkable list of accolades throughout his career. In 1999, he received the Egyptian National Award for Scientific Excellence, further solidifying his reputation as a distinguished scholar. His exceptional contributions have been acknowledged internationally, with honorary memberships bestowed upon him by esteemed organizations such as the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology in 2004 and the International Federation of Fertility Societies in 2000.

Aside from his medical expertise, Dr. Abul-Ghar is also an accomplished author. Some of his notable works include “Egyptian Jews in the 20th Century,” “The Egyptian Legion,” and “The Pandemic that Killed 180,000 Egyptians.” Through his literary contributions, he has provided valuable insights into various aspects of Egyptian history and society.

The State Nile Award serves as a testament to Dr. Abul-Ghar’s exceptional achievements and his enduring commitment to advancing medical science and knowledge in Egypt. His contributions to the field of gynaecology, coupled with his profound impact as an author, have solidified his position as a respected figure in both academia and society at large.



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