The progress Eritrea made in producing health professionals in a short span of time is praise worthy: Dr. Lisa Masterson
The progress Eritrea made to produce health professionals in a short span of time on the bases of internal capacity is praise worthy, stated Dr. Lisa Masterson, an American doctor and co-host of the popular TV series program “The Doctors”.
Asmara, 23 February 2012- The progress Eritrea made to produce health professionals in a short span of time on the bases of internal capacity is praise worthy, stated Dr. Lisa Masterson, an American doctor and co-host of the popular TV series program “The Doctors”.
She expressed appreciation to the fact that Eritrea managed to establish two Medical Schools in the last ten years and is producing competitive Medical Doctors, and that is a vivid example for the efforts being undertaken to ensure the health of citizens and reduce mother and child mortality rate.
Dr. Lisa, who said that when measured with international standard the Medical Doctors produced in Eritrea are competitive, further expressed confidence that the investment being made by the Government to construct medical facilities and introduce modern equipment would play substantial role in nurturing a healthy society.
As regards the competence of the recently graduated Eritrean doctors from the Orota School of General Medicine and Dentistry, she said that they deserve admiration for their competence, intelligence and dedication. In this respect, Dr. Lisa stated that their contribution to the development of the health sector is not to be viewed lightly. Such success would not have been achieved short of the full cooperation of the people and the Government, she added.
Expressing admiration to the country’s development endeavors and the achievements so far registered, Dr. Lisa said that she has visited Eritrea many times and that she is highly impressed with the leading role of the health professionals in reducing mother and child mortality rate, and that is a practical example of the Eritrea’s bright future.