Dr. Kesetebirhan Solomon, head of the Health Ministry’s branch in Anseba region, said that the branch office would be given priority attention to the task of expanding health service in remote areas this year.
Keren, 27 January 2015 – Dr. Kesetebirhan Solomon, head of the Health Ministry’s branch in Anseba region, said that the branch office would be given priority attention to the task of expanding health service in remote areas this year. He made the disclosure at a meeting in Keren in which Ms. Amina Nur-Husien, Minister of Health took part. He further pointed out that as part of the endeavors made towards expanding health services, new health stations were put in place in 2014 in the Administrative areas of Amalait and Tahira. Dr. Kesetebirhan went on to indicate that there are plans to open health centers in Adi-Tekelezan Geleb and Halhal sub-zones.
The Ministry’s regional head explained that studies and follow-up were undertaken pertaining to blood pressure and Diabetics, coupled with VCT service on pregnant mothers.
In the course of the meeting, Minister Amina Nur-Husien pointed out that the Ministry is working on priority basis towards promoting quality service on the basis of making available the necessary facilities, among other provisions.
She noted that that thanks to the enhanced public awareness and active participation of partners, gratifying outcome was registered in various domains, and that there exist about 400 health institutions nationwide.
Speaking at the closing session, Mr. Ali Mahmud, Administrator of Anseba region, called on government institutions to exert more effort so as to attain the set goals.