Shabait.com (Asmara)

10 January 2013

Eritrea: Public Health Projects Demonstrate Positive Outcome

Keren — The Administration of Anseba region indicated that endeavors exerted with a view to promoting public health have made positive outcome.

It made the statement at a meeting conducted in Keren city during which it was stated that outreach immunization activities and community sensitization programs have become effective, besides environmental hygiene.

Health professionals pointed out that community-based ventures would be launched in the region, and that immunization campaigns are being conducted in Sel'a and Kerkebet sub-zones targeting measles. Moreover, VCT service is being redered in 40 health institutions, while the number of mothers obtaining maternity care is on the rise, according to reports.

The Administrator of Anseba region, Mr. Gergis Girmai, expressed the Administration's readiness to collaborate in all health activities, and lauded the commitment of health personnel in the region.

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