Provision of Health Care Services in Eritrea: Status of Maternal and Child Mortality Rate

BY RUTH ABRAHA | SHABAIT Right at the outset of independence, the Eritrean Government recognized health as one of the key human rights without which achieving sustainable development cannot materialize. As such, it prioritized the provision of equitable health care along with other social services, and continuously invested in the field’s growth and improvement and […]

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Eritrea: Towards Total Eradication of Malaria Ahead of 2030

BY MAKDA SOLOMON | SHABAIT Development of any nation is determined by so many factors. One and important factor is health of the population because a healthy population can work effectively towards a national development. Taking health as an important concern and a fundamental avenue for national development, the government of Eritrea started to work […]

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Eritrea’s Finest Immunization Investment Aiding Generations

Eritrea’s success and progress in immunization (99%), vaccination, and malaria control are dramatic and second to none when compared with other African nations. BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT Vaccination or immunization programs aim to keep a healthy person healthy. The government of Eritrea has been committed to such programs and considers health care as an […]

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Eritrea Has to Make Our Help Unnecessary: Dr. Traudl Elsholz

For me health is a human rights. By Mela Ghebremedhin | Shabait.com, Dedication, passion and compassion are words among many others which can describe Dr. Traudl Elsholz, a woman with a strong vision of what development means and what teamwork means in achieving successful results. These are the values that Dr. Traudl shared with her […]

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36 Medical Doctors Graduate from Orotta School of Medicine

The incremental impact of these annual addition of young and qualified medical doctors to the overall coverage of medical services in Eritrea is paramount. By Shabait, In its 7th Commencement the Orotta School of Medicine and Dentistry graduated 36 doctors on 14 January following 8 years of education in General Medicine. The Minister of Health, […]

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World Hepatitis Day 2016: Exploring Eritrea

By Fikrejesus Amahazion (PhD), July 28 is World Hepatitis Day (WHD), one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHD aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Viral hepatitis – a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E – affects hundreds of millions […]

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Eritrea: New EU – UNDP Funded Senafe Hospital Inaugurated

By UNDP Eritrea, September 20, 2015 was a jubilant day for the community in Senafe as they witnessed the opening of Senafe hospital, a new fully equipped health facility that will enhance access to health care in the Debub region of Eritrea. The new facility was constructed and equipped with support from UNDP and the […]

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