Tag Archives: Pediatrics

The Asmara Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Center at IOCCA (Interview)

The Asmara Cardiac Surgery Center (IOCCA) Carrying Out Sensetive Surgeries for Children With Cardiac Disease
The International Operation Center for Children in Asmara (IOCCA) Carrying Out Sensitive Surgeries for Children With Cardiac Disease. Thanks to the IOCCA team, every year many lives of Eritrean children with cardiac disease have been saved from premature death.

By Yosief Hailemariam,

INTERNATIONAL teams of cardiac surgeons have continued to visit Eritrea and conduct extensive operations for Eritrean children with cardiac diseases.

ARCHEMED, a German group of surgeons, is among those teams which have been very keen to come to the country with an aim of alleviating the dire consequences of cardiac disease. An excerpt of a brief interview with Dr. Andreas Urban, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, highlights the endeavors that have been exerted by the international medical teams, especially the ARCHEMED group. Continue reading The Asmara Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Center at IOCCA (Interview)

Visiting Italian Surgeons Carrying Out Heart Surgery

Eritrea’s two decades of investment towards a healthier society finally paid off

By Shabait,

Members of an Italian medical crew from the Italian city of Padova who are in Eritrea for a surgical campaign targeting pediatric cardiac cases requiring surgical intervention have expressed appreciation for the competence of Eritrean medical professionals.  Continue reading Visiting Italian Surgeons Carrying Out Heart Surgery

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)