Sunday , 9 August 2020


Somalia: US agency donates medical items to African troops

MOGADISHU — Uganda Peoples’Defence Forces (UPDF) serving under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have received medical support donated by “give to the world”, a US organization, in a symbolic handover function at the Sector one headquarters in Mogadishu. The medical items included medicines like; anthelmintic, antifungal, antiallergy, antibiotics (oral), …

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WHO expects long-term response efforts against COVID-19

GENEVA  — The Emergency Committee on COVID-19, convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR), held its fourth meeting on 31 July. In its statement following the meeting, published today, it expressed “appreciation for WHO and partners’ COVID-19 pandemic response efforts, and highlighted the anticipated lengthy …

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Somalia launches new COVID-19 quarantine center

MOGADISHU — The Somali government has opened a new Coronavirus quarantine center at the Banadir Hospital in Mogadishu. Acting Prime Minister Mahdi Mohamed Guled presided over the launch of the facility, which consists of 87 rooms and contains 300 beds and other equipment necessary for the fight against the Coronavirus …

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