Pope demands food aid reach starving people of Tigray
Pope Francis is demanding that humanitarian aid reach hungry people in the war-torn Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, where Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers are blocking food and other assistance (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Thirty-seven patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Asmara (32), Central Region; and, Keren (5), Anseba Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Two hundred forty-five patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers and OPD Services in the Northern Red Sea and Central Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: ‘Genocide is happening in Tigray’
A source told the Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need, that soldiers from neighboring Eritrea are continuing to slaughter and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Twenty-eight patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Central, Gash Barka, Anseba, and Southern Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Forty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central, Gash Barka, Northern Red Sea, and Southern Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mass rape used as weapon six months into war in Ethiopia ’s Tigray
Accounts from Tigray say most perpetrators of rape are Ethiopian or Eritrean troops (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eritrea: 'When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going'
[Shabait] Covid-19 has been dreadful for everyone throughout the world. Many people have become victims of the pandemic, especially when it first broke out, because of lack of information and prevention. To complement what media outlets have been doing to inform people about the pandemic, two Eritrean programmers, Tesfalem Belay and Engineer Ebtsam Hussien, came up with a mobile application. They are a team of like-minded people with specialization in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Tesfalem, who stu (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Sixteen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central, Gash Barka, and Southern Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women held in sexual slavery by Ethiopian and Eritrean troops. They face constant gang rape and torture
The young mother was trying to get home with food for her two children when she says soldiers pulled her off a minibus in Ethiopia’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Five patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Asmara (4), Central Region; and, Adi Quala (1), Southern Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Eleven patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Southern Red Sea, Central, and Southern Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Twenty six patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Central, Northern Red Sea, Gash Barka, and Southern Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Twenty three patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka, Southern, and Southern Red Sea Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Twenty eight patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Southern, Anseba, Gash Barka, and Southern Red Sea Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea Agrees to Withdraw Troops From Tigray, Ethiopia Says
The announcement comes amid mounting international condemnation of atrocities in Tigray, and days after an American presidential envoy... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from Tigray
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister said Friday that Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces from the Tigray region,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reports of mass rape and ethnic massacres being carried out by the Ethiopian and Eritrean militaries in Tigray
For months Ethiopia's government has kept journalists out of the embattled Tigray region, but pressure's mounting as word of escalating... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eritrea: Vaccines Supporting SDG Goal 3 Success
[Shabait] In January 2015, the United Nations General Assembly began the negotiation process to establish the post-2015 global development agenda. Later on that year, at the UN's Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015, the process would finally culminate with the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The core of the new framework, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), comprises 17 goals with a total of 169 targets. Truly global, particularly in that they apply to all countri (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Twenty three patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central, Northern Red Sea, and, Gash Barka Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: With Every Crisis Comes an Opportunity
[Shabait] Three weeks ago I was a guest at a very close friend's wedding. As far as I can remember there were almost few close relatives invited to the ceremony. The ceremony was colorful and beautiful. The groom and the bride, who was shining out bright on her day, along with the guests were enjoying their party. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: How a massacre in the sacred city of Aksum unfolded
Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Aksum in Ethiopia's Tigray region, witnesses tell Amnesty and the BBC. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Sixteen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central, Gash Barka and Southern Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Sixty one patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central, Anseba, and Southern Red Sea Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Supporting Health and Livelihoods - Smallholder Poultry
[Shabait] During the past several months, a number of important development-related activities have been conducted across Eritrea. These include, for instance, projects related to roads, dams, construction, and sanitation, among others. One particular development-related initiative that has continued to plug along in recent times, albeit remaining relatively less discussed, has been poultry distribution. Specifically, throughout different regions of the country, the Ministry of Agriculture, in cooperation with local (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Naming in Eritrean Society
[Shabait] A name is one of the factors that helps to develop our sense of identity. In the Eritrean society, the day of naming a baby is a great feast, next in importance perhaps only to the day of birth of the baby. On this day, social and religious rituals are performed and are often attended by relatives, friends and neighbors. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 17, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Seventeen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Gash Barka and Anseba Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Eleven patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central and Northern Red Sea Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Seventeen patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in the Central and Northern Red Sea Regions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Honorable Ministers Signing Ceremony On the 5-Year National Action Plan Against Antimicrobial Resistance
[WHO] The 5-year Eritrean National Action Plan (NAP) on combating Antimicrobial Resistance, 2021 - 2026, developed jointly with MOH, line ministries, and WHO was officially signed by the honorable Ministers on 28th December 2020, reiterating their commitment for implementation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Dear Mama - Maternal Health and Mortality
[Shabait] Recently, one of the UN's specialized agencies announced that it had extended support to Eritrea's Ministry of Health. In particular, the support, described as being for "the continuity of essential health services on maternal and newborn health", involved the extension of essential supplies to strengthen maternity waiting homes. The latter are residential facilities where women living remotely may stay before giving birth at nearby health facilities. First introduced in 2007 primarily in order to better s (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - February 1, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea: WHO Eritrea Boost of Maternal Health Services
[WHO] WHO Supplies vital health service delivery equipment to support the MOH Maternity Waiting Homes in remote areas to strengthen the delivery of essential maternal and Newborn health in Eritrea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 28, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Food and Healthcare in War-Torn Tigray - Preliminary Insights Into What's At Stake
[The Conversation Africa] It is now over two months since a war broke out in Tigray between the regional government and the federal government of Ethiopia. The military hostilities have led to a sudden disruption in essential services and endangered the lives and wellbeing of around 6 million residents and over 100,000 Eritrean refugees sheltered in the region. It's estimated that 2.2 million people - close to a third of the regional population - have been internally displaced. At least 56,000 citizens, mainly women and children, h (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Mental Illness and Disorders - a Snapshot
[Shabait] Mental illnesses (also sometimes referred to as mental disorders) are conditions that affect an individual's thinking, feelings, moods, and behaviors. They are associated with distress and/or problems functioning in social, work, or family activities. Ranging in duration from temporary or occasional to long-lasting (which is called chronic), mental illnesses can impact an individual's ability to function, substantially interfere with or limit major life activities, or affect how one relates to and interact (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: United Nations Agencies Deliver Lifeline Food Assistance to 25,000 Eritrean Refugees in Tigray
[WFP] Eritrean refugees in two camps in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia received a month's worth of food supplies through a joint distribution by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and Ethiopia's Agency for Refugees and Returnee Affairs (ARRA). (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Forty five patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers (9) and out-patient services (36) in hospitals in Asmara, Central Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Eritrea - Insight Into Tuberculosis (TB)
[Shabait] Last week, Sister Hiwet Neguse, Head of the National Tuberculosis (TB) Controlling Program at Eritrea's Ministry of Health, revealed that Eritrea has made considerable progress in combating TB over the past several decades. This news is extremely positive and highly encouraging. It is worth noting, as well, that it comes not too long after recent reports were shared revealing that the country had achieved great success in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In the following few paragraphs, I provide a brief introd (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - December 23, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

2020: A Yet More Devastating Year Closes With At Least Some Signs Of Hope
UN Secretary-General António Guterres briefs the media on the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: UN Photo/Mark GartenBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Dec 23 2020 (IPS) Despite its grim record of multiple natural disasters and a deepening climate crisis, one could be forgiven for looking back on 2019 with a degree of nostalgia. There is no disguising the extent of the calamity wrought this year by COVID-19, yet as we approach the end of 2020 we may also draw strength from positive developments emerging. No review of 2020, as seen through the eyes of IPS reporters and contributors around the world, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migratio Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Thirty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Q/Centers in Central, Anseba and Gash Barka Regions as well as standard tests conducted in Asmara for nationals prior to their scheduled travel abroad on a Charter Flight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Voluntary Blood Donation
[Shabait] Massawa, 17 December 2020- Government employees in the port city of Massawa voluntarily donated 650 bags of blood. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Significant Reduction in TB Incidence Rate
[Shabait] Asmara, 15 December 2020 - Tuberculosis (TB) incidence rate in Eritrea has significantly reduced in the last 10 years, Sister Hiwet Neguse, head of national TB controlling program at the Ministry of Health stated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - December 16, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: Getting to Zero - Eritrea's Battle Against HIV/Aids
[Shabait] On 1 December last week, World Aids Day was commemorated around the globe. In Eritrea, where the special day was marked for the 29th time, several events were organized, while Eritrea Profile also featured a number of articles in connection with the day (including "World AIDS Day: Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility" and "World AIDS Day Observed Nationwide"). An important theme running through both the organized events and the media articles was recognition and celebration of Eritrea's HIV-related pro (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: World Aids Day - Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility
[Shabait] World AIDS Day was observed on December 1st under the theme 'Global Solidarity and Shared Responsibility.' As the world is in the midst of a health crisis caused by COVID-19, it was emphasized at this year's observance that the maintenance of essential HIV services should be given due consideration alongside the urgent response to COVID-19. World AIDS Day is important because it reminds the world that HIV has not gone away - there is still a vital need to raise money, increase awareness, fight prejudice an (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: World Aids Day Observed Nationwide
[Shabait] Asmara, 01 December 2020 - Encouraging outcome is being registered from the fight against HIV/AIDS infection, Sister Nigsti Tesfamicael, head of HIV/AIDS and STDs Control Unit at the Ministry of Health stated. She made the comment in an interview she conducted with Erina, in connection with the World AIDS Day, marked today 1 December. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UN: Food has run out for nearly 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says food has now run out for the nearly 100,000 refugees from Eritrea who have been sheltering... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Forces from Ethiopia's Tigray region bombed Eritrean capital, Tigray leader says
Rebellious forces from Ethiopia's Tigray region fired rockets at the airport in Eritrea's capital Asmara on Saturday evening, their... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leader of Ethiopia's Tigray region claims responsibility for Eritrea strike
Reported rocket strikes near Asmara’s International Airport raise fears of wider conflict in Horn of Africa (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diplomats: Rockets fired at Eritrea amid Ethiopian conflict
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rockets were fired at Eritrea's capital on Saturday, diplomats said, as the deadly fighting in Ethiopia's northern... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Why It's Necessary to Focus on Gender to Stop Malnutrition
[Gain] The Federal Republic of Ethiopia is a land-locked country flanked by Eritrea  to the north,  Djibouti  to the northeast,  Somalia  to the east,  Kenya  to the south,  South Sudan  to the west and  Sudan  to the northwest. With a population of more than 109 million people as of 2019, the country is the 12 th most populated country in the world, and after Nigeria, the (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Announcement From the Ministry of Health
[Shabait] Four patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Adibara (2), and, Shambuqo (2) in Gash Barka Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news