Eritrea:Seminar On Prevention of Communicable Diseases
[Shabait] Asmara -The Department of Tourism in Southern region organized a week-long seminar on the prevention of communicable diseases with particular focus on HIV/AIDS in Dekemhare city. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 13, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Voluntary Blood Donation
[Shabait] Mendefera -In a bid to augment the blood reserve of the National Blood Transfusion Center, the Adi-Keih Colleges of Arts and Social Science and Business and Economics students and lecturers voluntarily donated blood. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Breaking the Silence On Menstruation
[IDS] Menstrual Hygiene day on May 28th aims to help break the silence and build awareness about the fundamental role that good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) plays in enabling women and girls to reach their full potential. It supports and promotes the integration of MHM into global, national and local policies, programmes and projects. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Symposium On Health Issue
[Shabait] Asmara -Symposium on health issues was held at the Adi-Guaedad health center, in Gala-Nafhi sub-zone in the Central region, in connection with the 27th Independence Day anniversary. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 22, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mass-drug administration curbs scabies for asylum seekers in the Netherlands
(PLOS) In a new article published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Sofanne J. Ravensbergen of the University of Groningen, and colleagues, found that a scabies intervention program (SIP) was effective in reducing the severity of scabies when introduced to the newly arrived Eritrean and Ethiopian asylum seekers who volunteered to take part in the program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

20 Water-Stressed Countries Have Most Solar & Wind Potential
Tianyi Luo is a senior manager with the Aqueduct Project at the Global Water Program at World Resources Institute.By Tianyi LuoWASHINGTON DC, May 11 2018 (IPS)Most power generation consumes water, whether to cool steam in thermoelectric plants or power turbines for hydropower. And the global demand for both water and electricity will continue to increase substantially in the coming decades. Although growth is generally a good thing for the economy, it challenges nations—particularly ones that are water-stressed—to better manage their limited water resources and invest in the right energy systems.Power generatio...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tianyi Luo Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Eye Surgery in Massawa
[Shabait] Massawa -The Sudanese Ophthalmologists group 'Albeser" conducted commendable eye surgery from 3 to 6 May for 325 patients in Massawa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Achievement in Controlling Malaria
[Shabait] Keren -Thanks to a sustainable popular campaign, environmental sanitation and redressing activities conducted in the Halhal sub zone, the prevalence of malaria has significantly declined. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Effort to Develop Traditional Medicines
[Shabait] Asmara -Mr. Eyasu Bahta, director of the National Medicine and Consumer Goods Safety Control at the Ministry of Health, indicated that the Ministry of Health is exerting effort to develop traditional medicines and taking corrective measures on the harmful practices. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Tserona Sub Zone - Malaria Prevalence Declines By 75%
[Shabait] Mendefera -Owing to the active awareness raising campaigns conducted and the involvement of health practitioners in the Tserona sub zone, commendable result has been registered in controlling and preventing the prevalence of communicable diseases and that of malaria in particular, report indicates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Effort to Meet Human Resources Demand
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Mendefera School of Assistant Nurses is exerting strong effort to meet the demand of human resources of health facilities. The comment was made by Mr. Bereket Fesehaye, director of the school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Health Facilities Become Beneficiaries of Solar Energy System
[Shabait] Massawa -The health facilities in the administrative areas of Derbushet and Jemhile, Dahlak sub-zone, have become beneficiaries of solar energy system, according to Mr. Woldu Haileab, expert of solar energy technology at the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:International Health Day Marked in Eritrea
[Shabait] Dr. Andebrhan Tesfatsion, Acting Director General of Public Health in the Health Ministry, explained that Eritrea is striving to realize the objectives of the Universal Health Coverage and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Laudable Contribution of Prosthetic Limbs Factory
[Shabait] Asmara -The Keren based Prosthetic Limbs Factory is exerting commendable effort to meet the demand of disabled citizens. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Praiseworthy Awareness Raising Campaign On Blood Donation
[Shabait] Mendefera -Thanks to the popular campaign conducted in the Southern region by the Association of Voluntary Blood Donors and the National Blood Transfusion Center, the awareness of nationals on the significance of blood donation is strengthening, Mr. Mehari Abraham, head of the National Blood Transfusion Center reported. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Hazhaz Hospital Providing Commendable Service
[Shabait] Asmara -The Medical Director of the Hazhaz Hospital, Dr. Neguse Gebremeskel said that the hospital is providing praiseworthy health service by putting in place the necessary medical equipment and human resources. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Press Release
[Shabait] - According to the reports of the Uppsala Monitoring Center (Sweden), the WHO collaborating center for international drug monitoring, Eritrea tops all African countries in completeness and number of the submitted drug safety reports to the global database. (see figure 1& 2) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Ministry of Health Launches 5-Year National Action Plan for Health Security
[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health in cooperation with the WHO and other stakeholders has launched a 5-year National Action Plan for Health Security, on 27 march , at Asmara Palace Hotel. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:International TB Day Observed
[Shabait] Asmara -The International TB Day was observed, today, 24 March at national level at the premises of the Abraha Bahta School for the Blind under the theme "Let's Play Leading Role to Create TB Free World". (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 26, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea:Number of Pregnant Women Delivering in Health Institutions Increases
[Shabait] Massawa -The sustainable awareness raising programs conducted by the health institutions in Foro sub-zone has witnessed the increased number of pregnant women delivering at health facilities, reports indicate. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 16, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea:Azel Pharmaceutical Factory Meets 35 Percent of Nation Medicine Demand
[Shabait] Keren -The Azel Pharmaceutical Share Company, which was established in Keren 10 years back is covering 40 percent of the nation's domestic medicine demand Mr. Misgina Tekleab, Manager of the factory indicated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Kindergarten Established At Halibet Hospital
[Shabait] Asmara -In a bid to create a conducive working atmosphere for women employees, the Halibet Hospital has established a kindergarten in the premises of the hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Voluntary Blood Donors' Association Expanding Organization
[Shabait] Massawa -The Voluntary Blood Donors Association in the Northern Red Sea region reported to vigorously working to ensure the supply of blood to health facilities through expanding its organization in the various sub-zones in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Seminar for Assistant Nurses
[Shabait] Mendefera -The National Union of Eritrean Women branch in the Southern region organized one day seminar for the Assistant Nurses focusing on social behavior and awareness. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Vaccination Program
[Shabait] The Ministry of Health branch in the region reiterated that the vaccination coverage has increased by 85%. The branch office indicated that currently eight types of vaccines is being provided and that are significantly contributing in ensuring the health of mother and child. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Health Service Provision
[Shabait] Indicating that owing to the successful villages regrouping people living in the remote areas of the region have become beneficiaries of health services, the head of the Ministry of Health branch in the region, Dr. Yohannes Tekeste said that in the past 26 years the number of health facilities has increased form 5 to 41 and that has increased by 800%. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Effort to Eradicate Harmful Practices
[Shabait] Barentu -The Minister of Health, Ms. Amina Nur-Husein indicated that new arrangement is put in place that will ensure the integrated approach by all concerned institutions to eradicate harmful practices. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Seminar On Controlling TB
[Shabait] Asmara -A seminar was organized on 17 February in the Geza-Banda sub-zone, Central region on controlling the prevalence of TB and ensuring the health of mother and child. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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