Commendable healthcare provision activities in SRS Region

In an activity assessment meeting conducted in Assab port city, it was reported that commendable health care services are being provided in the region owing to the activities conducted to expand health facilities and supply of medical materials as well as human recourses development.

Assab, 30 August 2018 – In an activity assessment meeting conducted in Assab port city, it was reported that commendable health care services are being provided in the region owing to the activities conducted to expand health facilities and supply of medical materials as well as human recourses development.

At the meeting conducted on 24 August, in which heads of the regional administration and health practitioners took part, reports on the quality and expansion of health services, campaigns conducted to raise the awareness of the residents and the progress registered, human resources development, medical supplies, efforts being exerted to prevent communicable diseases and their outcomes were presented.

According to the report praiseworthy coverage of child vaccinations and diagnosis on pregnant women was conducted, albeit the number of pregnant women delivering in health institutions wasn’t as expected.

Spaking at the event, Mr. Asefaw Negasi, head of the Ministry of Health branch in the Southern Red Sea region, called for enhanced contribution of the society in encouraging pregnant women to deliver at health facilities, mobilizing and encouraging the public for conducting sustainable environmental sanitation activities in order to reduce the prevalence of communicable diseases.

The Governor of the region, Ambassador Mohamed-Seid Mantay on his part called for sustained awareness raising campaigns and expressed readiness of the regional administration and other stakeholders to cooperate in all endeavors.