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Provision of Health Care Services in Eritrea: Status of Maternal and Child Mortality Rate

Eritrea's achievement in health care provision
Equitable health care structures, as well as a committed corps of health professionals, have allowed the country to register remarkable achievements in health care provision.

BY RUTH ABRAHA | SHABAIT

Right at the outset of independence, the Eritrean Government recognized health as one of the key human rights without which achieving sustainable development cannot materialize.

As such, it prioritized the provision of equitable health care along with other social services, and continuously invested in the field’s growth and improvement and sought out solid partnerships that would complement the country’s needs and work with the Ministry of Health to meet its strategic plans and priorities. Continue reading Provision of Health Care Services in Eritrea: Status of Maternal and Child Mortality Rate

Eritrea Health MDG Report (Abridged Version)

SUCCESS. Eritrea achieved ALL health MDGs ahead of the target year 2015

By UNDP,

Eritrea has a positive and unique story to tell about health related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Eritrea was one of the few countries expected to achieve the MDGs in health. As expected, Eritrea has now achieved all the three health MDGs namely MDG-4, reduce child mortality, MDG-5 improve maternal health and MDG-6 combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases.

Based on the latest data available and through an analysis of the trends of the eight MDGs, as well as the current supportive policy and political environment in Eritrea, this report tells the Eritrean experience in achieving MDGs 4, 5, 6.

Specifically, this report highlights innovations, best practices, as well as challenges and bottlenecks that need to overcome in order to sustain the gains achieved thus far. Continue reading Eritrea Health MDG Report (Abridged Version)

Eritrea on Track Achieving Six out of Eight Millennium Development Goals

A UN representative has said relying on foreign aid to achieve the Millennium Development Goals did a disservice to Africa, and has called on African governments to find alternative funding sources and clean up their act

By Madote.com,

Eritrea is on pace to achieve six of the eight UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the target date of 2015, according to the London-based think tank, Africa Research Institute[1] and the United Nations Development Programme.[2]

The six MDGs Eritrea is on track in achieving are from MDG 2-to-7 that are Universal Primary Education, Gender Equality and Empowering Women, Reducing Child Mortality, Improvement of Maternal Health, Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other Disease and Ensuring Environmental Sustainability.  Continue reading Eritrea on Track Achieving Six out of Eight Millennium Development Goals