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Meeting on implementation of charted out development programs

The branch office of the Ministry of Health in the Central region conducting a meeting on 10 and 11 January with a view to evaluate the implementation of activities of 2017 and on the charted out programs for 2018.

 

Asmara, 13 January 2018 – The branch office of the Ministry of Health in the Central region conducting a meeting on 10 and 11 January with a view to evaluate the implementation of activities of 2017 and on the charted out programs for 2018.

Reporting at the event, Dr. Tesfai Solomon, head of the branch, said that beyond focusing on the communicable diseases praiseworthy activities have been conducted to ensure the health of maternity and child and that the mortality rate during pregnancy and delivery has been reduced by 92%.

Dr. Tesfai reiterated that the post natal treatment has been increases by 84% and as a result of the growing awareness of the public the number of pregnant women delivering in health facilities has increased by 72%.

Dr. Tesfai further indicated that conducting study for the cause of premature births and finding solution, strengthening the role the community on health issues, reducing the death rate of maternal and child to the lowest level, strengthening vaccination programs, reinforcing health service provision in schools, augmenting effort to eradicate malaria, maintenance of health facilities and underpin ambulance service are among the charted out programs for 2018.

The managing director at the Central region expressed readiness that the regional office will contribute its level best for the success of the charted out programs.

Speaking at the occasion, the Minister of Health, Ms. Amina Nur- Husein called for exerting strong effort for realizing of the set out health strategy of 2017-2021.

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