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Eritrea:Commendable Ophthalmologic Activities in Preventing Blindness
[Shabait] Keren -The Ophthalmology Department in Keren Hospital is conducting commendable eye diseases treatment activities, particularly eye surgeries, Mr. Kahsai Sium, an expert in eye treatment at the hospital reported. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Meeting On Implementation of Charted Out Programs
[Shabait] Assab -The Ministry of Health branch in the Southern Red Sea region conducted a meeting on 6 February with a view to review the implementation of activities of 2017 and on the charted out programs for 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM Observed
[Shabait] Asmara -International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM was observed on 5 February at national level here in the capital under the theme "End of FGM is Political Stance". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Encouraging Outcome in Eradicating Harmful Practices
[Shabait] Asmara -The efforts to eradicate harmful practices in general and that of FGM and underage marriages has resulted in an encouraging outcome. The report was made at a meeting conducted on 02 February organized by the NUEW Central region office. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Call for Integrated Efforts for Better Outcome
[Shabait] Asmara -At an assessment meeting conducted on 1 and 2 February in Mendefera, Southern region, the Minister of Health, Ms. Amina Nur-Husein called for integrated efforts by all health experts and government institutions for better out come in the health sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Edaga-Hamus Hospital Providing Commendable Service
[Shabait] Asmara -The Edaga-Hamus Hospital that is currently equipped with the necessary medical equipment and medical personnel is expanding service focusing on ensuring the health of mother and child. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Efforts in Eradicating Harmful Practices
[Shabait] Keren -The Ministry of Health branch in the Anseba region reported that commendable effort is being exerted in eradicating harmful practices and environmental sanitation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Ministry of Health Graduates 15 Staff Members in Masters Degree
[Shabait] Asmara -A total of 15 staff members of the Ministry of Health that have been pursuing distance education from the University of Dundee were graduated on 17 January in Masters Degree in the fields of Advanced Practice in Nursing and Global Health and Wellbeing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Anseba - Malaria Prevalence Significantly Reduced
[Shabait] Keren -The prevalence of malaria has dropped by 97% in the Anseba region as a result of the integrated effort made by the Ministry of health, the public and stakeholders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - December 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:National Policy of Traditional Medicines Ratifies
[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health has ratified and made public the national policy of traditional medicines at a meeting conducted on 6 December at Orotta Referral Hospital Hall. The national policy was drafted in 2015. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:ENT Diagnostic and Operation Centre Inaugurates
[Shabait] Asmara -Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Diagnostic and Operation centre constructed at an expenditure of over 15 million Nakfa within the premises of Orotta Referral Medical Hospital was inaugurated last Wednesday. The project was implemented in cooperation with the Government of Eritrea and the German MEDCARE Association. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Training On Controlling Trachoma
[Shabait] Tsorena -A training program on controlling and treatment of trachoma was organized in Tsorena sub-zone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Hagaz Students Voluntary Blood Donation
[Shabait] Keren -Secondary school students in Hagaz town voluntarily donated blood. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Edaga-Hamus Community Hospital Resumes Services
[Shabait] Asmara -The Edaga-Hamus Community Hospital, Asmara, has resumed providing services following renovation at a cost of around 17 million Nakfa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Material Support to Fistula Patients
[Shabait] Keren -The Committees of development, area administrations, as well as organization of the civil servants in the Keren sub zone contributed sanitation materials and clothing worth 80 thousand Nakfa to fistula patients in the Southern Region Referral Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Asmara - Seminar for Enhancing Voluntary Blood Donation
[Shabait] Asmara -A seminar aimed at strengthening the role and contribution of voluntary blood donors was held at the Orotta Hospital Hall on 28 November. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Training to Health Practitioners
[Shabait] The Ministry of Health branch in the Southern Red Sea region provided training to 17 health practitioners including 5 women on counseling. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:World Diabetics Day Marked
[Shabait] Asmara -World Diabetics Day was observed in different regions of the country under the theme "Diabetics and Women". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Workshop On 2018 Work Plan
[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health branch in the Central region organized a workshop in Serejeka, Berik and Gala Nefhi sub-zones with a view to assess the activities of 2017 and to charter out a work plan for 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Seminar On Trachoma Prevention
[Shabait] Barentu -The Ministry of Health branch in the Gash Barka region organized a seminar in Shambuko sub-zone with a view to promote trachoma prevention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Voluntary Blood Donation in Dekemhare
[Shabait] Dekemhare -The students and teachers of the junior and high school as well as the Dombosko Technical School in Dekemhare have voluntarily donated blood. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Material Donation By Chinese Embassy
[Shabait] Asmara -The Embassy of the People's Republic of China donated different materials to different government, PFDJ and national associations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Public Awareness On TB
[Shabait] Asmara -Sister Hiwet Niguse, head of TB Control at the Ministry of Health, indicated that there is commendable awareness of the public on TB, its prevention and treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Seminar On Augmenting Voluntary Blood Donors
[Shabait] Assab -A seminar with a view to augment voluntary blood donors in the Southern Red Sea region was recently organized in the port city of Assab. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Remarkable Health Care Services in Hal Hal Sub Zone
[Shabait] Keren -Sister Lucia Elias, head of the Halhal health center, indicated that commendable health care service is being provided to the residents of the Halhal sub-zone. Sister Lucia also said that owing to the sustainable awareness raising campaigns the prevalence of communicable diseases as well as death during delivery has significantly been reduced. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Lip and Oral Clif Surgery
[Shabait] Asmara -Lip and Oral Clif surgery is being conducted on 35 children and 6 adults at the Orotta National Referral Hospital in cooperation with Eritrean and Foreign surgeons. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Training On Side Effect of Medicines
[Shabait] Mendefera -A training program focusing on conservation and ensuring the capacity of medicines as well on the side effect of medicines that are applied through vaccination was provided in Dubaruwa, Southern region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Causes of childhood vision impairment in the school for the blind in Eritrea - Gyawali R, Moodley VR.
SIGNIFICANCE: Our study provides the much-needed evidence on causes of childhood blindness in Eritrea. This will assist authorities to plan appropriate strategies and implement preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services to address these causes of vi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Eritrea:Workshop On Proper Application of Pesticides
[Shabait] Mendefera -A workshop on proper application and conservation of pesticides, as well as on liquid and solid waste management was conducted on 12 October in Mendefera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: A Workshop On Controlling Malaria Prevalence
[Shabait] Barentu -A workshop on raising popular awareness on the control of the prevalence of communicable diseases was held in Anagule administrative area, Barentu sub zone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 13, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:A Workshop On Controlling Malaria Prevalence
[Shabait] Barentu -A workshop on raising popular awareness on the control of the prevalence of communicable diseases was held in Anagule administrative area, Barentu sub zone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Commendable Achievement in Maternity Service
[Shabait] Keren -As a result of the sustainable awareness raising campaigns the number of pregnant women delivering at health facilities in Afabet is increasing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 10, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Achievement in Maternity Service
[Shabait] Keren -As a result of the sustainable awareness raising campaigns the number of pregnant women delivering at health facilities in Afabet is increasing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 10, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea: Commendable Fistula Treatment
[Shabait] Mendefera -Dr. Habte Hailemelekot, Gynecologist, indicated that the Fistula Center at the Southern region Referral Hospital is conducting commendable Fistula treatment for patients coming from all over the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Seminar On Augmenting Voluntary Blood Donation
[Shabait] Asmara -The National Blood Transfusion Center conducted seminar on 3 October to 300 staff members of the Central region administration with a view to augment voluntary bold donation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Malaria Prevalence Reduces
[Shabait] Mendefera -The prevalence of Malaria and other communicable diseases has significantly been reduced in the Tserona sub zone. According to Erina, the prevalence of malaria at the subzone was reduced by 90% and the prevalence of communicable diseases due to lack of environmental sanitation by 75%. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Malaria Prevalence Reduces
[Shabait] Mendefera -The prevalence of Malaria and other communicable diseases has significantly been reduced in the Tserona sub zone. According to Erina, the prevalence of malaria at the subzone was reduced by 90% and the prevalence of communicable diseases due to lack of environmental sanitation by 75%. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: 4th Conference On Pharmacovigilance Concludes
[Shabait] Asmara -The 4th Conference on Pharmacovigilance which was held 29 and 30 September under a theme "Drug Surveillance, for Better Result" has concluded. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: 4th Conference On Pharmaco Vigilance
[Shabait] Asmara -The 4th Conference on Pharmacovigilance commenced in Asmara yesterday at the NCEW Hall under the theme, "Drug Surveillance, for a Better Result". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Commendable Achievement in Controlling Communicable Diseases
[Shabait] Asmara -The community based environmental sanitation popular campaigns that has been initiated since 2008 in the Central region has significantly contributed in controlling the prevalence of communicable diseases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Commendable Health Service Provision
[Shabait] Assab -Commendable medical services are being provided in Igiroli administrative area of the Ara-Eta subzone, residents witnessed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Seminar On Controlling Malaria Prevalence
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Mai-Aini Community Hospital recently conducted a seminar to village health representatives aimed at controlling the prevalence of malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Seminar On Controlling Malaria Prevalence
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Mai-Aini Community Hospital recently conducted a seminar to village health representatives aimed at controlling the prevalence of malaria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: Tuberculosis Prevalence On Decline
[Shabait] Asmara -Sister Natsinet Gebreyohanes, head of TB and Leprosy Control in the Ministry of Health branch in the Central region, reported that owing to the integrated effort and sustainable awareness raising programs the prevalence of TB has been reduced by 90%. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - September 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Tuberculosis Prevalence On Decline
[Shabait] Asmara -Sister Natsinet Gebreyohanes, head of TB and Leprosy Control in the Ministry of Health branch in the Central region, reported that owing to the integrated effort and sustainable awareness raising programs the prevalence of TB has been reduced by 90%. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - September 26, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Torturing Detainees Is Immoral and Ineffective, Says UN Human Rights Chief
Eritreans protesting in Tel Aviv. Credit: Jillian Kestler-D’Amours/IPSBy Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Sep 25 2017 (IPS)A Manual for Investigative Interviewing to abolish torture among detainees suspected of crime is in the pipeline, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said today. At an event held on the sidelines of the General Assembly, Al Hussein slammed the practice of torture and called upon countries to abolish it entirely. In recent years, numerous studies have shown that information obtained through torture is not reliable, and from the interrogator’s perspective, even cou...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roshni Majumdar Tags: Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Eritrea: Number of Health Professionals Increases
[Shabait] Asmara -Owing to the substantial investment made the number of health professionals in different capacities has increased by over 400%, according to Dr. Berhane Debru, Act/D. G. Policy, Planning and Human Resources Development at the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Livestock Vaccination in Gala-Nefhi
[Shabait] Asmara -Around 54 thousand livestock were vaccinated in Gala-Nefhi sub-zone with a view to ensure their health, according to a report by, Mr. Habtemariam Amenay, head of agriculture at the subzone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Number of Voluntary Blood Donors Increasing
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Chairman of the Voluntary Blood Donors Association in the Southern region, reported that the number of voluntary blood donors in the region is increasing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Maternity Center Under Construction
[Shabait] Keren -A modern maternity center worth over 50 million Nakfa is under construction in the premises of Keren Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news