At least 13 killed by suicide bomber in central Somalia
The blast caused ‘huge damage’ in a restaurant filled with politicians and government officials, police said. #governmentofficials #suicidebomber (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Somalia: Urgent Support Needed for 1.4 Million Children Likely to Suffer From Acute Malnutrition
[Unicef] Mogadishu -- More than 1.4 million children in Somalia, nearly half of the country's under-five population, are likely to suffer from acute malnutrition due to the ongoing drought that has left 4.1 million people on the brink. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Famine Stalks Nation as Malnutrition and Water Crises Take Hold
[VOA] Geneva -- The U.N. Children's fund warns that famine is stalking Somalia, as years of climate-related disasters have destroyed crops, dried up water sources and created an environment in which deadly diseases are flourishing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Drought Raises Malnutrition Risk for Children
[VOA] The United Nations Children's Fund said Tuesday that nearly half of Somalia's population under five years old, more than 1.4 million children, are likely to suffer from acute malnutrition because of the ongoing drought. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Born free': Somaliland says China can't dictate to it over Taiwan
China cannot dictate who Somaliland can have relations with as it was a sovereign nation and "born free", the foreign minister of the breakaway Somali region said on Friday during a trip to Taiwan... #somaliland #somali #foreignminister (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Somalia: Study Finds Anxiety, Depression Prevalent Among Health Workers
[VOA] Washington -- Health care workers in Somalia suffer from high rates of anxiety, depression and stress because of their work with COVID-19 cases, a new study finds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Daughters of Somalia, a Continuous Pledge to End Female Genital Mutilation
[UN News] In Somalia, over 90 per cent or more of girls and women, have been subjected to female genital mutilation, or FGM. Despite the practice having devastating health ramifications for women and girls - including pain, bleeding, permanent disability and even death - discussion over how to end the harmful tradition, remains taboo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 7, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Daughters of Somalia, a continuous pledge to end female genital mutilation
In Somalia, over 90 per cent or more of girls and women, have been subjected to female genital mutilation, or FGM. Despite the practice having devastating health ramifications for women and girls - including pain, bleeding, permanent disability and even death - discussion over how to end the harmful tradition, remains taboo. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 4, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In Somalia, 100 mothers pledge not to subject daughters to female genital mutilation
(Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Solar-Powered Oxygen Saving the Lives of Somali Children
[VOA] Dhusamareb -- The installation of a solar-powered medical oxygen system at a hospital in central Somalia is proving effective in saving lives, Somali and World Health Organization doctors said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Covax, the Developing World ’ s Hope against COVID, Has Made It Only Halfway
Delivery of syringes for the vaccination campaign in El Salvador. Latin American countries have made steady progress in immunizing their populations, partly through direct negotiations between their governments and suppliers and partly through international cooperation. CREDIT: PAHO By Humberto MárquezCARACAS, Jan 20 2022 (IPS) The Covax initiative, the hope of the countries of the developing South to immunize their populations against COVID-19, only met half of its goals in 2021. And as 2022 begins, and the omicron variant of the virus is spreading fast, the scheme still depends on the decisions of pharmaceutical compani...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Humberto Marquez Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations COVAX COVID-19 vaccines Source Type: news

Factors influencing improvement of trauma-related symptoms among Somali refugee youth in urban Kenya - Im H, Swan LET.
This study aimed to identify key factors that contribute... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Somalia: Taiwan Donates 150,000 Covid-19 Vaccines to Somaliland
[Dalsan Radio] Taiwan has announced that it will donate 150,000 doses of the Medigen COVID-19 vaccine to Somaliland as part of its continued assistance to combat the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia ’s President Suspends Prime Minister Over Corruption Allegations
The premier, Mohamed Hussein Roble, defied the order to step down as tensions continued over long-delayed elections. #mohamedhusseinroble #suspends (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma, trust in government, and social connection: how social context shapes attitudes related to the use of ideologically or politically motivated violence - Ellis BH, Sideridis G, Miller AB, Abdi SM, Winer JP.
In this study we examine how grievances and social connection among Somali immigrants are associated with attitudes towards radicalization to violence. Data was drawn from structured interviews with 213 Somali young adult men living in North America. Struc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news