All-round health care activities have been undertaken in the Northern Red Sea region so as to expand equitable health service, reports disclosed.
Massawa, 19 July 2011 – All-round health care activities have been undertaken in the Northern Red Sea region so as to expand equitable health service, reports disclosed.
According to a report by the Health Ministry’s branch office in the region, the health station in Endelal administrative area, Nacfa sub-zone, has been upgraded to health center with the supply of adequate drugs. Besides, dental service in Massawa and neo-natal service in Ginda Referral Hospital have been made available.
Moreover, training courses, vaccination programs to pregnant mothers and children under 5, as well as distributing mosquito nets, among others, have been undertaken in the region. In this regard, over 90,000 patients received the necessary medical treatment, while 5,000 others were admitted to hospital. Besides, about 6,000 pregnant women received pre-and-post medical treatment and that 1,500 mothers received care during deliver.
There exist a total of 60 health care institutions in the Northern Red Sea region, including a Referral Hospital, 3 community hospitals, 11 health centers, 27 health stations and 6 clinics.