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Eritrea’s Journey to the Development of a 5-Year National Action Plan for Health Security

Eritrea is the second country to develop a national action plan for health security in Africa.

Eritrea’s Journey from the Joint External Evaluation (JEE) to development of a five year National Action Plan for Health Security

BY WHO

From 4-6 April, a strategic partnership for country planning consultation took place to develop Eritrea’s five year national action plan for health security at Hotel Asmara Palace. The main objective of the workshop was to clarify the need for a unified National Action Plan for Health Security. Continue reading Eritrea’s Journey to the Development of a 5-Year National Action Plan for Health Security

Eritrea – A Confident Nation

Eritrea’s time tested values and principles are the qualities that give all the confidence.

Eritreans reliance in themselves has finally paid off, and Eritrea today is a nation marching ahead in all fields. It takes courage, though, to take such path … a path only a confident nation can undertake.

BY SOPHIA TESFAMARIAM

As Eritreans around the world celebrate their country’s 26th Independence Anniversary, it is the realization of what they have been able to achieve, against all odds and despite extreme hostilities, which will inspire and boost confidence in the young nation’s future. Continue reading Eritrea – A Confident Nation

President of Liberia Commends Eritrea’s Achievements in Malaria Control

Praising Eritrea on Health achievements

By TesfaNews,

In a meeting organized by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) that took place on 26th May 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the out-going Chairperson of ALMA, H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, praised Eritrea and other African countries that have achieved the target of reducing malaria incidence and commended the leaders of those countries for their vision and commitment.

Elaborating on the impact of the program and specifying the countries that have achieved the target of reducing malaria incidence, President Sirleaf said:  Continue reading President of Liberia Commends Eritrea’s Achievements in Malaria Control

Success Story: Reducing Maternal Death in Eritrea

Eritrea is one of four African countries to meet MDG5 by reducing maternal mortality rates from 1400 deaths per 100,000 births to 350

By UNDP,

In the market town of Senafe, in southern Eritrea, Fethawi Berhane has just undergone three days of painful labor and complications during childbirth that resulted in the death of her baby, despite the best efforts of a traditional birth attendant. Fethawi herself is lucky to have survived, given the unhygienic and poorly equipped medical conditions in which she had to give birth.

Fethawi’s case is not unique in Eritrea, which once had the highest maternal mortality rates in the world (about 1400 deaths per 100,000 births). Continue reading Success Story: Reducing Maternal Death in Eritrea

Eritrea: Maternal Deaths Reduced by 80%

Eritrea’s achievement in health sector creating promising prospects to child growth in the Sub-Saharan countries:UNICEF report

By Madote,

According to the United Nations Development Progamme (UNDP) report, Eritrea is one of the only four African countries on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal on Maternal Health (MDG 5).

The United Nation’s MDG 5 calls for developing countries to reduce their maternal mortality rate by 75 percent in 2015. In Eritrea’s case, this means reducing its maternal mortality rate from 1,400 deaths per 100,000 births (which was once the highest maternal mortality rate in the world) down to 350 deaths by 2015. Continue reading Eritrea: Maternal Deaths Reduced by 80%