Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira Children University Hospital


Improving the health and well-being of children and their communities, through advancing knowledge and practice of child health care, in an organized, efficient, and professional way

Values and Principles

  • Excellence
  • Credibility
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Creativity
  • Professionalism
  • Leadershi


  • Providing medical services: primary, secondary and tertiary, at the highest level of quality, to patients of the pediatric age group regardless of their financial abilities, through state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified staff
  •  Supporting the medical school with the comprehensive medical teaching environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Cairo University
  • Training pediatricians to the highest levels of professional competence and to be attentive to the continuously increasing demands of the community.
  •  To facilitate research and continuously improve the quality of health care and to serve as a role model to other pediatric hospitals both locally and regionally.

Basic Objectives:

  • Providing medical services
  • Compliance with relevant standards
  • Fulfilling the requirements of patients and society
  • Education, training and applied scientific research
  • Continuous development and improvement

Who We Are

University Children’s Hospital Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira is the oldest and most prestigious specialized hospital for pediatrics and surgery in Egypt and the Middle East, established in 1928 (a tender journey that is more than 90 years old, three years after the merger of the Kasr Al-Ainy School of Medicine in the Egyptian University, Ibrahim Shawky Pasha established in 1928 the Department of Pediatrics to be the first academic department of pediatrics in Egypt, and this newborn department took the University Children’s Hospital in El Mounira as its headquarters to be the nucleus of the first teaching hospital specializing in pediatrics and surgery), from which many scholars graduated in this specialty in Egypt and the Arab world. The hospital was reconstructed and opened in 2000. The hospital provides general and specialized medical services to children from all over Egypt free of charge for more than 90 years. It receives half a million pediatric patients annually and performs more than 11,700 hemodialysis sessions, 4,000 surgeries, 2,500 endoscopic procedures, 24 kidney transplants and 12 marrow transplants annually. It offers the latest treatments for patients with rare diseases such as genetic kidney disease, metabolic, Gaucher and Hemophilia. The hospital includes 265 beds (up to 333 beds with the completion of development projects), 6 intensive care units, 52 neonatal incubators, 6 operating rooms, 14 outpatient clinics, in addition to reception, emergency and one-day services. The hospital includes 7 specialized units (Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders – Pediatric Nephrology – Hematology & BMT – Renal Transplantation – Gastroenterology & Endoscopies – Hepatology – Surgery) in addition to many services such as CT scan, multislice CT, DEXA scan, ultrasonography, EEG, EMG, audiometry & laboratory tests.

CEO Message

Prof. Dr. Mona El-Ghamrawy
At Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira Hospital director and rapporteur of the Zakat Committee

At Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira Children University Hospital,
We are always committed to providing the best possible care for our children in every sense of the word…
Our goal is a bright future and a better and healthier life for our children…
We work together to preserve the health and life of our children, provide them with all the requirements of distinguished medical care for free, consolidate the concept of leadership in pediatrics, and effectively contribute to the development of scientific research and enhance the research process locally and regionally…

Children’s University Hospital Zakat Committee

It is a committee declared under No. 3/4745 in the name of the University Children’s Hospital Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira and affiliated with Nasser Social Bank. Its purpose is to care and support the hospital’s patients who are unable to provide all their needs for medicines and supplies and to support the urgent needs of the hospital and accept cash and in-kind donations for the benefit of the hospital with the submission of approved and official receipts.

Departments and Services

General outpatient clinics: daily except Friday, from 8 am to 1 pm

Reception and emergency: 24 hours Sunday-Tuesday-Thursday (Friday alternately)

Specialized clinics: Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders Clinic – Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Clinic – Pediatric Nephrology Clinic – Renal Transplant Clinic

Outpatient clinics: Specialized clinics appointments from 8 am – 1 pm

Specialized units: Hemodialysis Unit – Diabetes, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders Unit – Pediatric Nephrology Unit – Hematology & BMT Unit – Gastroenterology & Endoscopies Unit – Hepatology Unit – Neurology Unit – Renal Transplantation Unit

General units: 3 units

Radiology unit:


Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira certificates and accreditations

ISO 9001:2015


Abu El-Reesh El-Mounira is a tender journey more than 90 years old. Three years after the merger of the Kasr al-Aini School of Medicine in the Egyptian University, Ibrahim Shawqi Pasha established in 1928 the Department of Pediatrics to be the first academic department of pediatrics in Egypt. The nucleus of the first teaching hospital specializing in pediatrics and pediatric surgery.

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