Eritrea has received an award for outstanding achievement in the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI).
The award was organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Eritrea was nominated for the award at the conference held in the first week of September in Entebbe, Uganda, in which 22 countries from the Horn of Africa and Southern part of Africa participated.
Dr. Andebrhan Tesfatsion, Director General of Public Health at the Eritrean Ministry of Health, underlined that vaccination programs are among the outstanding achievements Eritrea is registering. He also said that Eritrea has received the international award for the third time. Continue reading Eritrea Wins Award for Immunization Program→
Eritrea has achieved impressive progress on health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), members of the United Nations and the Government observed here in an event organized during the UN General Assembly.
The discussion was hosted by the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations, the UN Resident Coordinator in Asmara, Christine Umutoni, with the Foreign Minister of Eritrea, Osman Saleh and Yoka Brandt, the Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF as keynote speakers. Continue reading UN, Eritrea Showcase Country’s Health Successes→
ERITREA‘s experience in implementation of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has been presented to representatives of national and international organizations side by side with the 69th UN General Assembly session.
In a meeting conducted yesterday at UN headquarters in New York in which Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Ms. Yoka Brandit, Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF, took part, Mr. Girma Asmerom, Eritrea’s Permanent Ambassador to the UN, and Ms. Christine Umotini, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator to Eritrea, made statements as special invited guests. Continue reading Eritrea Presents Experience in Implementation of MDGs→
AMBASSADORTomas Ulincy, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Sudan (EU) and Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Representative in Sudan launched yesterday at Corinthia Hotel two newly EU funded projects to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of Gedarif, Red Sea, Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan and the Darfur States.