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Eritrea adapts the WHO 3rd Edition Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Technical Guidelines and Training Modules

Eritrea is now poised to join the growing list of countries in the African Region that have successfully adapted the IDSR technical guidelines

The unprecedented Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak of 2014 in West Africa and other recent health emergencies revealed that the IDSR and IHR (2005) had not been fully implemented in many Member States. This necessitated the review of the 2nd edition and development of 3rd Edition IDSR technical guidelines.  Consequently,…

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Eritrea Conducts Consensus Building Workshop on the National Action Plan for Health Security

During the workshop, the team further brainstormed on how to scale up best practices and address the challenges experienced in the implementation of the previous NAPHS

On Friday, 4th March 2022, The Government of the State of Eritrea held a multisectoral consensus-building workshop to jointly review, provide feedback and validate the draft National Action Plan for health security (NAPHS). The workshop brought together multisectoral stakeholders from the National and Zoba levels. The sectors represented include The…

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    • The participants during the dissemination of the draft 2022-2026 RMNCAH & HAA strategic plan
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WHO Supports the development of the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child Health, Adolescent and Ageing 2022-2026 Strategic plan in the State of Eritrea, 14th October 2021

This strategic plan will guide the implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Health, maternal and newborn health, child health, adolescent health and healthy ageing

With strong political commitment, the State of Eritrea has made enormous strides to improve the health and wellbeing of women and children since independence.  As part of the ongoing efforts to consolidate progress line with, the Ministry of Health with WHO support, conducted a review of the RMNCAH and Ageing…

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WHO Supports Dissemination and Validation of Preliminary Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child Health, Adolescent, Ageing & Nutrition – Short Program Review findings 4-6 October 2021

The review highlighted trends in attainment of set targets for the period under review at national and Zoba level

The State of Eritrea has made huge strides in improving the health and wellbeing of women and children since independence. This is primarily due to the strong political commitment to social development, particularly the drive to improve the lives of the mothers and children. In line with the government’s SDGs…

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Ministry of Health conducts a series of consultative workshops on the review of priority health research agenda

The priority health research agenda will help the Ministry to ensure that the available the limited resources are allocated to the top priority research areas

Starting April 2021, the Ministry of Health of the State of Eritrea in collaboration with the World Health Organization is in a process of revising a national health research agenda to be considered for the next five years (2022 – 2026). The main aim of developing priority health research agenda…

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WHO Eritrea donated IT equipment worth 96,288 USD to Ministry of Health

The equipment will be used to strengthen district health systems for quality of care services urgently needed during this global corona virus pandemic

WHO has been working hard to provide continuous support to the Government of the State of Eritrea. To satiate the high demand and request for information technology (IT) equipment of the ministry of health that is for the procurement of computers, printers, digital camera, the World Health Organization donated desktop…