Tag Archives: Eritrean Ministry of Health

Post Graduate Medical School Addressing Eritrea’s Healthcare Needs – (Interview)

The opening of Medical Schools is indeed a turning point in Eritrea’s Healthcare Services

Eritrea will soon acquire a capacity beyond fully meeting its local demands in health care professionals

By Kesete Ghebrehiwet,

The opening of medical schools is indeed a turning point in Eritrea’s healthcare services. This development has also opened a chain of developments in the health sector. Thus, the achievements registered in graduating general healthcare practitioners is further reinforced through the opening of post graduate medical education programs that focus in specialization. Continue reading Post Graduate Medical School Addressing Eritrea’s Healthcare Needs – (Interview)

Dr. Lisa Masterson Impressed by Eritrea’s Maternal and Child Health Care Successes

“That is one of the reasons that keep me come”- Dr. Lisa Masterson

By TesfaNews,

Dr. Lisa Masterson, one of the finest American specialists in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) expressed her absolute admiration on Eritrea’s relentless effort and the success it has so far achieved in reducing maternal and child mortality rates.

As one of the main proponents for the establishment of the country’s first OB/GYN residency program five years ago, she made subsequent visits to the country to train OB/GYN specialists with a curriculum that matches if not exceeds the U.S. OB/GYN standards.

Despite the difficulty and inconvenience to get away from her practice and daily TV show program that she co-host, “The Doctors”, she, however, made it possible to attend the historic graduation ceremony of the first batch of five Eritrean OB/GYN specialists last month. Continue reading Dr. Lisa Masterson Impressed by Eritrea’s Maternal and Child Health Care Successes