Commendable health-centered popular campaign

Reports indicate that encouraging outcome is being registered from the awareness raising campaigns being exerted in the Nakfa sub zone with the objective of eradicating harmful traditional practices that endanger the physical and psychological welfare of the society and that of females in particular.

Massawa, 12 September 2018 – Reports indicate that encouraging outcome is being registered from the awareness raising campaigns being exerted in the Nakfa sub zone with the objective of eradicating harmful traditional practices that endanger the physical and psychological welfare of the society and that of females in particular.

The comment was made during an activity assessment meeting the committees of welfare of the 12 administrative areas of the sub zone conducted in Nakfa town on 6 September.

According to a statistical report presented at the meeting, the awareness raising campaign played significant role in enhancing the awareness of the society on modern health science and that the greater number of pregnant women are delivering in health facilities.

Speaking at the event, Mr. Zedengel Giorgis, head of Family and Community Affairs in the branch, stated that eradicating harmful practices is fundamental element in ensuring the social welfare of the society and called on the society to increasing contribution in the effort being exerted to eradicate harmful practices.

The Administrator of the Nakfa sub zone, Mr. Yakob Idris on his part, stating that encouraging outcome has been registered called on the committees and health practitioners to exert strong effort.

Documents indicate that in Nakfa sub zone there are health institutions in Indila, Agrae, Laba and Nakfa.