Saturday, September 21, 2019

Inside Somalia’s mental health emergency

‘People are denied treatment or even prevented from receiving treatment.’ Despite high rates of mental illness in Somalia, the country is unable to provide the...

RECORD NUMBER OF WORLD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE HAS GLOBAL AND LOCAL IMPACT

The world is swimming in refugees. The Migration Policy Institute reports that what it calls “global displacement” had “reached a record high of 68.5 million...

Drinking More Coffee Not Necessarily Harmful to Heart – Study

Coffee lovers might be able to breathe a sigh of relief -- a new study found that drinking even large amounts of the caffeinated...

Africa East Moves Closer to Banning ‘Skin Bleaches’

East African countries moved a step closer to approving a ban on skin-bleaching products. The East African Legislative Assembly passed a resolution this month to...

Somaliland: When Moral Values Beat Material Interest

Back in 2013, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) hired me from Baltimore, Maryland, USA and posted me to Hargeisa to help the Somaliland...

48 cholera cases confirmed in Somalia: WHO

According to the World Health Organization (W.H.O), the cumulative total number of suspected cholera cases since the beginning of this outbreak in December 2017...

Camel Milk: The New Super Health Diet for All?

As day breaks over the sandy stretch of Kenyan desert, Salah Abdinoor Issack finishes his dawn prayers and will now spend the hours until...

Scientists Warn of Effect of Miraa-Chewing on Mental Health

In 2017, Kemri, while citing a study carried out in Embu and Meru counties, had declared that miraa does not cause oral, sexual or...

Bleak Future for Unemployed Ethiopian Doctors

THE “FLOOD AND RETAIN” STRATEGY AND THE FUTURE OF ETHIOPIAN DOCTORS Recently a group of unemployed graduate physicians have come forward and expressed their frustrations...

Trio Sana Introduces Somaliland Frankincense Health Benefits to the US

Frankincense, an essential oil made from the resin of the Boswellia tree, has at least five known health benefits. Recent research shows that frankincense, also known as...

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Did President Farmajo of Somalia Cancel Planned Visit to U.S.?

Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, has cancelled his planned trip to New York this week as the Horn of Africa nation faces political crisis...

The UAE Will Triumph Over Iran in the Next Middle Eastern War

As Iranian bluster again increases, it could very well be Abu Dhabi that teaches Tehran a permanent lesson. The eleventh annual Council on Foreign Relations’...

Somaliland: Frankincense Dates Back to Biblical Days

Franincense was as good as gold im ancient times Early civilizations used camels to transport frankincense along the global trade routes. It was one of...