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Leveraging on Social Capital to Flatten COVID-19 Curve in Eritrea

Community involvement is the hallmark of Eritrea’s fight against COVID-19

In Eritrea, containment measures are managed by the wardens and members of the community holding each other accountable for the common good of the society.

BY UNDP ERITREA

The COVID-19 has so far defied logic by voraciously impacting poor and rich countries with equal measure. But in Eritrea, only 39 infections and zero deaths have been reported so far.

This may be largely due to the country harnessing its social capital, in partnership with UNDP. Continue reading Leveraging on Social Capital to Flatten COVID-19 Curve in Eritrea

The Resilient People of Eritrea Will Overcome COVID-19

Eritreans will win over coronavirus because, for them, it is like any other fight that they had fought and won in the past.

BY AMANUEL BIEDEMARIAM

The people of Eritrea have been through life-changing events many times over. In 1941, after Britain won over the Italian army and controlled Eritrea, the brutal British Military Administration made Eritreans suffer. The British shut down the livelihood of the people and tried to starve Eritreans into submission. Continue reading The Resilient People of Eritrea Will Overcome COVID-19

ጉዳም “ማኒፈስቶ 2020 ምሁራንን ክኢላታትን ኤርትራውያን ዲያስፖራ”

እቶም ኣብ መስመር ዘየለዉ: ሰብኣውን ፖለቲካዊን ማኒፌስቶ ብባጀላ ዱክትርና ከህጥሩ ዝፈተኑ 95 ዶክተራት: ስለ ህዝቦም እንታይ ይገብሩ ከም ዘለዉ ንዝሓትት ግሩህ ዜጋ እንታይ መልሲ ኮን ይህልዎም ይኸውን?

ሳምሶን ብርሃነ

ብ ዝሓለፈ ቅንያት ኣብ ማንዛዊ (virtual) መራኸቢታት ዝተኣከቡ ሰብ ባጅላ “ማኒፈስቶ 2020 ምሁራንን ክኢላታትን ኤርትራውያን ዲያስፖራ” ዝሰመይዎ፡ ቅድመ-ጥብቆ ዱክትርና (ፒኤችዲ) ኣቐሚጡ ዝርዝር ኣስማት 95 ሰባት ዘካተተ ጽሑፍ ዘርጊሖም ቀንዮም። Continue reading ጉዳም “ማኒፈስቶ 2020 ምሁራንን ክኢላታትን ኤርትራውያን ዲያስፖራ”

Eritrea’s Stay-at-Home Order Extended

“Taking into account the gravity of the looming danger, the gov’t has no option other than the strict implementation of the preventive strategy for stopping and curtailing the spread of the pandemic.”

The government issued a Stay-at-Home Guidelines on April 1 and was effective for three weeks to ensure effective implementation of the central COVID-19 preventive strategy mapped out to prevent the spread. That order is now extended until further notice.

BY COVID-19 TASK FORCE

As it will be recalled, the Government of Eritrea (GOE) issued, on April 1st this month, the “Stay-at-Home” Guidelines to supplement and bolster previous measures. The Guidelines were effective for three weeks from the 2nd until 22nd April. Rigorous enforcement measures were subsequently put in place and pursued with the requisite effectiveness. Continue reading Eritrea’s Stay-at-Home Order Extended

Eritrea’s Zero COVID-19 Death Rate Laudable

The death rates due to the COVID-19 coronavirus in Eritrea currently stand at zero percent, which is the lowest in the world, as the country imposed strict preventive measures early.

BY BEREKET KIDANE

Eritrea, with its public awareness campaigns related to COVID-19, strict lockdowns, stoppage to international flights and immediate 14-day quarantine of travellers arriving on international flights prior to the total ban on travel is having great success in managing the pandemic outbreak. Continue reading Eritrea’s Zero COVID-19 Death Rate Laudable

President Isaias Addresses Nation on COVID-19

BY SHABAIT

In his message that was broadcast through Eri-TV/Radio Dimtsi Hafash to the Eritrean people inside the country and abroad today, April 18, President Isaias Afwerki stressed that it is incumbent on all of us to emerge triumphant in these trying times by marshaling the requisite awareness and working hard. Continue reading President Isaias Addresses Nation on COVID-19