Eritrean government works on efforts to meet health institutions demands

Health Minister, Amina Nurhussien. Photo: African Media.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – The Eritrean government plans to use extra effort to meet the country’s health institution demands with necessary resources and construction infrastructures.

This announcement was made by the country’s Health Minister, Amina Nurhussien recently.

“Strong effort has been exerted nationwide to reduce maternity and child mortality rate, and called for reinforced participation with the objective of curbing maternity and infant mortality during delivery,

“Commendable achievements have been registered in developing human capacity, putting in place of health facilities and expressed resolve that the effort will sustainably continue,” she said.

Nurhussien was speaking during an activity assessment meeting which was conducted in the port city on Massawa. The meeting in which health practitioners.

The participants conducted extensive discussion regarding pre and post natal services, vaccination coverage, community-based environmental sanitation activities, and controlling and prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases.

The head of Health branch in the Northern Red Sea region, Dr Tesfay Tesfazgi, commended the health professionals for their effort in surviving location and climate challenges, and lifestyle of residents.

He added that a new health institution constructed in Ela-Babu administrative area, Adobha sub zone, has started providing service and that another health institution is under construction in Bada.

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