“Eritrea Stands Out As a Role Model, Needs to Share its Experiences With Other Countries”

BY ASMAIT FUTSUMBRHAN | ERITREA PROFILE The commitment of the community and the government is the secret behind Eritrea’s success, over the years, in the health sector. The massive reduction in mother and child mortality rates, HIV and Malaria and the high immunization coverage are some of the accomplishments of the country.

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Eritrea Winning the Malaria War Without Vaccines

… via old fashioned barefoot doctors distributing and maintaining insecticide treated mosquito nets. By Thomas C Mountain, For over 10 years now Eritrea, a small country in East Africa, has been winning the Malaria War without vaccines, though much work remains to be done. Since 2005, I have been monitoring the reduction in Malaria mortality […]

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Revisiting the Status of Medical Education and Scientific Research in Eritrea

“What the Orotta School of Medicine has achieved in six relatively short years is a task that would have normally taken thirty years” – WHO/WFME , 2010 Report. By Andemariam and Ogbaselassie G., Nature Magazine has published a defamatory article on Eritrea (Nature News/Feature, 31 October, 2012) entitled “Eritrea’s shattered Science”. For reasons that defy explanation, the author, […]

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Exploring Eritrea’s Health Success Stories

By Seare Habtemicheal, The state of Eritrea, in the past couple of decades, has registered a remarkable success in the improvement of the people’s health status through its famous Health-for-all policy. In just few independence years, the government has made an intensive effort in providing quality and accessible health care system and made a commendable achievement […]

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