Eritrea: Eritrea Observed World Aids Day 2018
[WHO] World AIDS Day 2018 was observed in Eritrea on 1 December 2018 under the theme "Know your Status" in Keren at the stadium with enthusiasm. This year was the 30th anniversary to mark the day. The event was started with a very detailed, clear, attractive and educative presentation on current situation of HIV/AIDS both at global and national levels, by Dr Araya Berhane, Head of the communicable diseases control division. He emphasized to participants the take home message of 'Know your status' - everyone to u (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 6, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Eritrea: The Ministry of Health Eritrea Launches the National Measles Rubella Vaccination and Vitamin a Supplementation Campaign for Children Under 15
[WHO] After months of preparation, MOH together with their partners WHO and UNICEF conducted a National Measles Rubella vaccination campaign from the 19 to 30 November 2018. The launch of the event was at Asmara Community Hospital. The main objectives were to introduce new Measles Rubella vaccine, a pathway for measles elimination in the country and a proved way to minimize occurrence of neonatal rubella syndrome. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: Launch of Measles and Rubella Vaccination Program
[Shabait] Asmara -The measles and rubella vaccination program and distribution of Vitamin A was officially launched today 21 November at a ceremony conducted at the Asmara Community Hospital in the presence of senior government officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea: International Antibacterial Week Will Be Observed Nationwide
[Shabait] Asmara -International Antibacterial Week will be observed nationwide from 12 to 18 November with a view to increase public understanding of the application of antibiotic medicine. The initiative is being organized by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Agriculture. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Barentu Referral Hospital Providing Commendable Services
[Shabait] Barentu -Dr. Yacob Hassan, Medical Director of the Barentu Referral Hospital, indicated that the hospital is working to provide efficient health services to the public. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Effort to Eradicate Trachoma
[Shabait] Keren -The Ministry of Health reported that strong effort is being exerted to eradicate the prevalence of Trachoma by 2021. The report was made at a meeting conducted in Keren from 22 to 24 October. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Eritrea Makes Impressive Progress On Maternal and Neonatal Health, With UNFPA Support
[UNFPA] Mendefera Southern Region -Eritrea's impressive gains in improving maternal and neonatal health were the focus of a one-day visit to health facilities in the Southern Region by UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa, as well as Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, and Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov, UNFPA Director of Programme Division. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 29, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea: Eritrea Makes Impressive Progress On Maternal and Neonatal Health, With UNFPA Support
[UNFPA] Mendefera Southern Region -Eritrea's impressive gains in improving maternal and neonatal health were the focus of a one-day visit to health facilities in the Southern Region by UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa, as well as Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, and Dr. Ramiz Alakbarov, UNFPA Director of Programme Division. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 29, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea:Material Contribution to Orotta National Referral Hospital
[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals residing in Minnesota, USA, contributed several hospital beds to Orotta National Refferal Hospital, report indicates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Health Service Provision
[Shabait] Keren -Report indicates that commendable activities have been conducted in Hagaz sub-zone aimed at controlling communicable diseases and ensure the health of the public. The report was made at a meeting conducted on 5 October in which area administrators and stakeholders took. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:World Breastfeeding Week 2018 Observed
[WHO] World Breastfeeding Week 2018 was observed in Eritrea under the theme, "Breastfeeding: Foundation for Life" at BERIK sub-region on 3 August 2018 in Erirea. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 21, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Blindness Prevention Effort
[Shabait] Masawa -As part of the effort to control blindness, the Ministry of Health in cooperation with partners over the past five years conducted eye surgeries on 3856 patients and distributed eye glasses to over 6353nationals in the Northern Red Sea region, according to report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Life on the margins: the experiences of sexual violence and exploitation among Eritrean asylum-seeking women in Israel - Gebreyesus T, Sultan Z, Ghebrezghiabher HM, Tol WA, Winch PJ, Davidovitch N, Surkan PJ.
BACKGROUND: Eritrean migrants in Israel, the majority of whom are seeking asylum, have limited access to institutional support. While the temporary group protection granted to Eritreans by Israel ensures that they are not deported, it does not confer perma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Eritrea:Material Support to Denden Camp Hospital
[Shabait] Asmara -59 Eritrean nationals in Cincinnati, the US, organized in "Martyrs Trust Association" and other two nationals have contributed material support to the Denden War Disabled Veterans Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Eritrean Pharmaceutical Association Held Conference
[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Pharmaceutical Association conducted conference on 30 June under the theme "25 Years of Professional Commitment" in connection with Jubilee anniversary of its establishment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Commendable Dental Service
[Shabait] Massawa -Dental clinic set up in Massawa city in 2011 is contributing significantly in alleviating the existed health problem, head of the clinic Dr. Nazrawi Mehari underscored. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Eritrea:Workshop On Non-Communicable Diseases
[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Health organized a workshop on non-communicable diseases from 12 to 13 June with the objective to increase the understanding of the stakeholders on the status of the diseases and conduct integrated effort in controlling them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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