An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals
Growing up in Somalia’s capital of Mogadishu, where people sometimes die of preventable or treatable illnesses like diarrhea, typhoid and malaria, taught Abdifitah Mohamed a painful lesson: adequate health care is indispensable. In 1996, Mohamed’s mother died of septicemia after spending nine months hospitalized for a gunshot wound. Her death, Mohamed says, inspired him to go to medical school, and for about four years he worked to treat the sick and injured in Somalia, Sudan and Kenya. But Mohamed hasn’t been able to work as a doctor since 2015, when he left for the United States, where his wife emigrate...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Somalia: Taiwan Donates Oxygen Generators to Somaliland
[Shabelle] Taiwan has recently donated a batch of domestically produced oxygen generators to Somaliland, as part of its continued assistance to the self-governing territory in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait Annual Results Reveals the Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Learning for Children in Emergencies and Protracted Crises
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait, visited a refugee site in the village of Modale, located 30 kms from Yakoma, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Courtesy: Education Cannot Wait By Alison KentishNEW YORK/GENEVA, Oct 5 2021 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of education globally, but for children in emergencies and protracted crises, its blow has been particularly devastating. Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the global fund that brings teaching and learning to children and adolescents in emergencies and crises, has said that 2020 was ‘exceptionally challenging.’ ECW released it...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity #ECW #EducationCannotWait #GlobalGoals #SDG4 #ECWRes Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Sends Aircraft Loaded With Medical Aid to Somalia
[Shabelle] CAIRO [SMN] - An Egyptian military aircraft loaded with tons of medical and pharmaceutical aid departed to Somalia, to contribute to alleviating the burdens of the Somali brothers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia opens nation's 1st public oxygen plant amid pandemic
Somalia has opened the country’s first public oxygen plant as the Horn of Africa nation with one of the world’s weakest health systems combats COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Somalia: China to Donate Covid-19 Vaccines to Somalia As Country Battles Covid-19 Third Wave
[Dalsan Radio] A youth reads a billboard with Coronavirus awareness messages campaign at KM4 junction in Mogadishu, Somalia on 22 April 2020. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing huge impact on people's lives, families and communities in Somalia. UN Photo/Ilyas Ahmed (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: ‘Sustained focus, investments’ needed to boost women’s political participation
Unresolved issues surrounding parliamentary quotas, and women’s participation in elections in Somalia were highlighted by UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed in the Security Council on Tuesday, with the aim of increasing their involvement in the political process.      (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - September 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Predicting mental health outcomes in a sample of Somali refugee youth: the role of child trauma - Swan LET, Im H.
Refugee youth experience tremendous trauma before and during forced migration, which has negative mental health impacts. It is important to identify and mitigate conditions that can increase the risk of refugee youth mental health issues and to search for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Statement on COVID-19 by WHO ’s Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean
15 September 2021 – As of 12 September 2021, the Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported more than 15 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and more than 278,000 deaths. Over the past few weeks, we have seen the overall number of cases and deaths in our Region decline, but the situation remains fragile and unpredictable. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen the trends evolve in waves, so despite recent decline in our Region over recent weeks, this pandemic is still far from over. Five of 22 countries in our Region Egypt, the occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, the Syrian Arab Republic, and Yemen...
Source: WHO EMRO News - September 15, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread, Cabinet Office (updated 13th September 2021)
Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus. 13 September 2021The following languages have been added or updated to reflect the latest step 4 guidance. - Arabic - Bengali - Farsi - Gujarati - Hindi - Polish - Punjabi Gurmukhi - Punjabi Shahmukhi - Slovak - Somali - Urdu - Welsh - French - Portuguese - Tamil We removed reference to Enhanced Response Areas as these were out of date. 31 August 2021Removed Darlington Borough Council, Durham County Council, Gateshead Council, Hartlepool Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, Northumberland County Coun...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of antenatal depression and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care at health institutions of Faafan Zone, Somali Region, Eastern Ethiopia - Keliyo ET, Jibril MK, Wodajo GT.
BACKGROUND: Depression is a common global mental health tragedy which affects more than 30 million people of all ages. Antenatal depression is higher among low-income countries where maternal and psychosocial factors act as determinant factors for its occu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Somalia: A Broken Healthcare System Has Hampered Somalia's Efforts to Cope With Covid-19
[The Conversation Africa] A recent report by the global advocacy organisation Amnesty International painted a dire picture of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Somalia. Based on interviews with health workers, government officials, and finance and debt relief experts, the report concludes that the government's response to the pandemic has been "wholly inadequate". But how bad is the situation really? Dr Mohammed A. M. Ahmed answers some questions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Covid-19 Highlights Need to Use Debt Relief to Invest in Healthcare - Amnesty International
[AI London] The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to urgently address the serious and longstanding issues facing Somalia's healthcare system following years of underinvestment and against a backdrop of crippling debt, Amnesty International said in a new report published today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance, DHSC (updated 16th August 2021)
From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless exempt. 16 August 2021Added translations of the guidance in Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Kurdish (Sorani), Nepali, Punjabi (Gurmukhi), Polish, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukranian and Urdu. 5 August 2021Added HTML version. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma exposure, social functioning, and common mental health disorders in Somali refugee male and female youth: an SEM analysis - Im H, Swan LE.
BACKGROUND: Refugee youth often face numerous adversities before and during forced migration. Although experiences vary across settings and subpopulations, common mental disorders are prevalent among refugee youth who are displaced in low- and middle-incom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Statement on COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
2 August 2021, Cairo, Egypt –  As of 31 July, WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported almost 12.6 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 236 000 deaths. Many countries are reporting a substantial increase in the number of cases and deaths over the past month, including the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Somalia. An average of 363 000 new cases and 4300 deaths have been reported across the Region on a weekly basis over the last 4 weeks, marking a 67% and 24% increase in the number of cases and deaths, respectively, compared to the previous month.&nb...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 2, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Are UN ’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Doldrums Due to the Corona Virus?
A Somali resident sells meat at a market in Hudur, where food shortages continue to cause suffering. Meanwhile, between 720 and 811 million people in the world faced hunger in 2020 – some 161 million more than for 2019 – the UN Secretary-General said July 12; “new, tragic data”, which indicates the world is “tremendously off track” to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Credit: UN Photo/Tobin JonesBy Jan Servaes and Muhammad Jameel Yusha'uBRUSSELS, Belgium / JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Jul 30 2021 (IPS) A short answer to this question is yes, but it is obvious and predict...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Servaes - Muhammad Jameel Yusha Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Bayer contributes $4.3 million to ensure contraceptive access for tens of thousands of women in developing countries
GraceFri, 07/09/2021 - 14:21Bayer, the global life science company specializing in health care and nutrition, is donating US$0.5 million and over $3.8 million in products to the UNFPA Supplies Partnership, which seeks to secure the essential contraceptive supplies and maternal health medicines required by millions of women and adolescent girls over the next decade. This contribution will generate health-care savings in the amount of $10.5 million and will enable interventions to uphold the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, including those who have been marginalized or left behind.Bayer ’s ...
Source: UNFPA News - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Grace Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing unpaid care, DHSC (updated 8th July 2021)
Information for people who are caring, unpaid, for friends or family during the coronavirus outbreak. 8 July 2021Added translations of the guidance in Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi (Gurmukhi and Shamukhi), Slovak, Somali, Urdu and Welsh. Also added easy-read and large-print versions in English. 21 June 2021Updates made to guidance in line with minor changes on the 21st June in restrictions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bridging the Gap and Crossing the Bridge
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jul 9 2021 (IPS) It may be a challenge, but it is also an absolute necessity: bridging the gap between international law and reality and quickly crossing the bridge to reach all crisis-affected children and youth left furthest behind. Inclusive and equitable quality education is the right of every girl and boy and the objective of Sustainable Development Goal 4. Yasmine SherifIn fact, there are multiple challenges to overcome: in 2020, in countries of emergencies and protracted crisis – further hit by COVID-19 – the United Nations also...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Migration & Refu Source Type: news

Kenya: The Women Resisting Al-Shabaab's War on Covid-19 Vaccines
[Nation] In a desolate, windswept corner of northern Kenya, pastoralist communities live in fear of attacks by Al Shabaab militants operating just over the border in Somalia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Puntland Moves to Ban Female Genital Mutilation
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Banning female genital mutilation (FGM) would help curb the centuries-old practice in Somalia, which has the world's highest rates of FGM, say campaigners (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Update on COVID-19 in WHO ’s Eastern Mediterranean Region
9 June 2021 – As of 08 June 2021 (11:59 PM), the Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported 10 353 336 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 206 573 deaths. While the total number of cases has declined over the past 6 weeks and the number of deaths stabilized, 9 countries reported an increase in cases last week, compared to the previous week. These include Somalia, Sudan and Afghanistan, who reported the highest increase in cases. Eleven countries reported an increase in deaths last week, with the highest numbers reported from Sudan, Afghanistan and Morocco.  Variants of concern (VOC) continue to circulate acr...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 9, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Imaging findings in patients after the bomb explosion in Somalia on December 28, 2019 - Tahtabasi M, Er S, Kalayci M.
This study aimed to present the radiological findings of injuries in victims as a result of a suicide bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia. METHODS: Of the 82 injured cases admitted to the emergency department within the first six hours afte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Child marriage among Somali refugees in Ethiopia: a cross sectional survey of adolescent girls and adult women - Elnakib S, Hunersen K, Metzler J, Bekele H, Robinson WC.
This study sought to quantify child marriage among Somali adolescent girls residing in Kobe refu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Are There Clinically Meaningful Differences Between anti-COVID-19 Vaccines?
A health worker prepares to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to her colleague at a hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia.In a video message on May 24 to the World Health Assembly , the decision-making body of UN agency WHO, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned against the dangers of “a two-speed global response”, a concern he has frequently expressed. “Sadly, unless we act now, we face a situation in which rich countries vaccinate the majority of their people and open their economies, while the virus continues to cause deep suffering by circling and mutating in the poorest countries,” he said. Credi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sunil J. Wimalawansa Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Women Leading Somalia ’s Health System
This report by Oxfam states that, “the multitude of crises and rates of inflation have left the majority of families food insecure and without income, halted education and health services, and exacerbated existing vulnerabilities and the incidence of violence. Needs far exceeds the current available resources and capacity.” One of the doctors leading healthcare and currently involved in the fight against COVID-19 in Somalia is Dr. Deqo Aden Mohamed, an obstetrician-gynecologist, founder of ‘The Hagarla Institute’ and co-founder of ‘The Somali Cancer Society’. Dr. Deqo has been working ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Education Environment Featured Food Security and Nutrition Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Pover Source Type: news

Female genital mutilation/cutting among Somali women in the U.S. state of Arizona: evidence of treatment access, health service use and care experiences - Michlig G, Warren N, Berhe M, Johnson-Agbakwu C.
BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is associated with adverse sexual, reproductive and psychological sequelae. The aim of this study was to quantitatively explore factors related to satisfaction with FGM/C-related care in the US focusing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

South Africa: Xenophobia and Covid-19 Don't Deter Somali Refugee
[New Frame] A Somalian in Johannesburg recounts his struggle to build not one business but two, after the first was destroyed in the 2008 xenophobic attacks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gunfire Erupts in Mogadishu as Somalia ’s Political Feud Turns Violent
Tensions had been rising since the president, a former American citizen, failed to hold scheduled elections, then extended his term in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Somalia: Authorities Hail Progress in Malaria Fight
[VOA] Mogadishu -- As the world marks World Malaria Day (April 25), several African countries continue to battle the impact of a preventable disease claiming thousands of lives. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, malaria has claimed an estimated 380,000 lives in 2018 according to the World Health Organization (WHO). But there are some signs of hope in Somalia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

World Malaria Day: let's draw the line against malaria
25 April 2021, Cairo – On World Malaria Day (25 April) WHO is calling for increased political commitment and investment in malaria prevention and control to reach the zero malaria target, and is urging individuals in malaria-endemic countries to draw the line against malaria by getting tested for both malaria and COVID-19 in case of fever, policy-makers to increase coverage of malaria prevention and treatment interventions as part of efforts to achieve universal health coverage, and regional donors to scale up efforts to fight malaria and other vector-borne diseases. "Drawing the line against malaria is the the...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 25, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Mogadishu Medic Abdulkadir Adan Saving Lives Amid Pandemic
[Nation] Somalia, is one of the poorest country in the world. Basic healthcare facilities are poor. The Horn of Africa country is also faced by constant attacks by terrorist, leaving many dead and others injured. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Drought in Somalia forces displacement, posing particular challenges for women and girls
SOUTH-WEST STATE, Somalia – Weeks turned into months, and still the rains never came. As the drought in Somalia scorches the land, the chances for a family ’s survival wither and die like crops and livestock, forcing them to search for lifelines elsewhere.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenyan Troops in Somalia Get First Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine
[Nation] Kenyan troops in Somalia have got the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Autism in the Somali community – myth-busting short films offer advice and top tips for parents
A series of five evidence-based short films and factsheets about autism for the Somali community have been launched by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded researchers at the University of Bristol and community organisation Autism Independence. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenya's Troops in Somalia Get First Dose of Covid Vaccine
[Nation] Kenyan troops in Somalia have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia's Women Voices - Pushing for Gender-Inclusive Representation
[World Bank] Nairobi -- When a crisis hits Somalia, women and girls often bear the worst of it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
The Commission The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health in the Eastern Mediterranean was established in 2019 by the WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean as an independent, expert Commission. The Commission has conducted an extensive review of health inequities in the Region and has produced a report "Build back fairer: achieving health equity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region". The report provides detailed analysis of the status of health inequities and a list of actionable recommendations. The work of the Commission puts social justice and health equity at the centre of all acti...
Source: WHO EMRO News - March 22, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Africa: Ethiopia, Somalia Added to U.K's 'Red List', Mauritius Removed
[PR Newswire] London -- Ethiopia, Oman, Somalia and Qatar to be added to England's red list. Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores) and Mauritius to be removed from England's red list. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
Parliamentarians from Africa and Asia met to discuss how to improve the conditions of women, girls, and youth during pandemics. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 11 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic on the continent, a recent webinar attended by parliamentarians from Africa and Asia heard. Gift Malunga, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative for Zambia, told delegates that during the lockdown in Zambia, 90% of calls to traditional hotlines ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Research brief: School connectedness as a protective factor for ethnic minority adolescents
(University of Minnesota) U of M School of Nursing Professor Eunice Areba found that prevention programs in schools can reduce suicide ideation and attempts among Somali, Latino, Hmong and Non-Hispanic white adolescents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Somalia: MP Dies of Covid-19 in Mogadishu
[Shabelle] A member of the Somali national assembly Ahmed Dhimbil has passed away after contracting the Covid-19 in Mogadishu. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

As Somalia's COVID-19 cases surge, a variant is suspected
A resurgence of COVID-19 cases is hitting Somalia hard, straining one of the world’s most fragile health systems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Covid-19 Cases Rise to 6,444
[East African] Somalia recorded 198 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, Minister of Health Dr Fawziq Abikar Nur said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Records 105 New Covid-19 Cases
[Dalsan Radio] Somalia has reported 105 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 6,549. The new cases are from the Benadir region, Jubaland, Puntland, Southwest, HirShabelle and Galmudug. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Bans Opposition Protests in Mogadishu
[Shabelle] The Somalian government on Tuesday banned protests in the capital Mogadishu due to rising COVID-19 cases and security threats in the Horn of Africa country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Passport Applications Suspended Due to Resurgence of Covid-19
[Dalsan Radio] The Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services has suspended passports application due to the rising of COVID-19 infections in Somalia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Records 198 New Coronavirus Cases
[Shabelle] Somalia on Wednesday confirmed 198 new positive Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 6,444. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news