Success Story of Two Young Female Doctors

“Learning Medicine for free is almost a miracle” – Dr. Jemila BY NUEYS Two young Eritrean doctors, Dr. Askalu and Dr. Jemila, are an exemplary friends who met in Sawa. Coming from different places of Eritrea, once they met to attend their 12th grade and do National Service in Sawa, they established a strong friendship. After they […]

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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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Orotta School of Medicine to get Regional Recognition and International Accreditation

By TesfaNews, The Orotta School of Medicine has reached a stage of regional recognition and International Accreditation following yearlong process of evaluations and reviews. Accordingly, the School will soon get its first regional recognition from Sudan Medical Council and International Accreditation jointly from the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Federation for Medical Education (MFME). 

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Eritrea: Orotta’s Key Role in Promoting Health

The Orotta National Referral Hospital is a one giant hospital comprising of five big hospitals: the 200 bed surgical hospital, Berhan Ayni (optical hospital), Kidistti Mariam Psychiatric hospital, a 300 bed Pediatric hospital and Mekane Hiwot Maternity hospital. The Orotta School of Medicine was then first established in 2004 inside the Orotta National Referral Hospital. BY […]

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56 Medical Doctors Graduate from Orotta School of Medicine

“What Eritrea’s Orotta School of Medicine has achieved in 6 short years is a task that would have normally taken 30 years”–WHO/WFME, 2010 By Shabait, A total of 56 Medical Doctors who have been pursuing their studies in Orotta School of Medicine for 8 years graduated today. Speaking at the graduation ceremony in which senior […]

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Golden Principles and Colleges Nurturing Golden Youth

By Kidane Eyob, The EPLF, firmly and consistently pursued the principles of self-reliance along with a policy of economic and political independence as its Golden Principles until the independence of Eritrea. Even during the darkest hours of the armed struggle for independence, the EPLF never compromised the Golden Principle. Likewise, the Government of Eritrea (GoE) is determined to maintain […]

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Ethiopia Producing a Generation of Woefully Unqualified Doctors

Is Ethiopia producing doctors “who don’t know what they are doing?” By PRI, The pediatrics wing of St. Paul’s Hospital in Addis Ababa is a busy place. Nervous parents move in and out, waiting for their kids to be seen. There aren’t a lot of doctors here, but there is one group of people that seems to […]

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Orotta School of Medicine Graduate 26 Medical Doctors and 3 Pediatricians

Since its inception in 2004, the Orotta School of Medicine graduates 176 Medical Doctors and dozens of Specialists while keeping another 390 student on its current roster By Shabait, A total of 26 medical doctors who attended a 7-year General Medicine program along with 3 pediatrics specialists graduated today from Orotta School of Medicine and […]

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