Egyptian Medicine

The first governmental health system was introduced in ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt black civilisation is advanced in comparison to what we now as modern civilisation. Egypt had a state-supported health care system.

Medical practice in ancient Egypt was so advanced that many of their observations wanted to learn they skills and knowledge.  The science of medicine was considered the “necessary art”.  Imhotep is remembered for initiating “secular medicine” through his treatises. The Egyptian physician was widely respected for their skill and knowledge and was called upon by the kings and nobility of other nations. The Greeks especially were envious of the Egyptian medical profession and adopted a number of their beliefs and techniques.




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