Saturday, May 26, 2018

On-site power scheme begins with health centre installation

A new scheme aims to install renewables-based on-site power systems at healthcare centres, schools and other facilities that need reliable access to electricity. The ’50 by...

For medical workers in South Sudan’s war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare...

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

REUTERS: Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who...

UAE shuts Mogadishu hospital amid tension with Somali government

Sheikh Zayed Hospital treated mainly poor and displaced people in Mogadishu for free. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended operations at a hospital it...

Somaliland herbal cosmetics firm shows the way for entrepreneurs

Riyan Organic Cosmetics is doing a roaring business in natural skin and hair care products, made from local plants and herbs in Somaliland. The business’s...

A Minnesota health advocate’s crusade brings harmful skin lightening out of the dark

Karmel Square is a hub of the Somali community here, a colorful, cheerfully noisy hodgepodge of vendors and restaurants unofficially known as the Somali...

Somaliland Fatwa Forbids Female Genital Mutilation – FGM

Authorities in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have issued a religious fatwa banning the practice of female genital mutilation and vowed to punish violators. The...

‘Everywhere, someone was screaming’: Meet the people running Somalia’s only public ambulance service

For the first hour after the blast, the smoke was so thick it was almost impossible to breathe. But even as volunteer medics struggled to...

Rising social inequalities bad for mental and physical health

As we celebrate the festive season, we might want to give a thought to the millions of people around the world who do not...

Somaliland: The Main Reasons for Absenteeism in Health Workers

Health worker absenteeism As we know low health workers or any professional staff absenteeism causes low productivity for that business sub type, As we are all...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....