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Somalia’s COVID-19 tally hits 15,203

MOGADISHU — Somalia has on Saturday reported twenty-three new COVID-19 cases in the past 48 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 15,203. According to the health ministry, eight patients recovered from the disease in the last 48 hours, bringing the total number of people who recovered from the …

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Somalia’s Coronavirus cases rise to 15,076

MOGADISHU — Somalia has reported eight new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 15,076. According to the health ministry, one patient recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people who recovered from the disease in …

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MSF: 50 years of emergency, revolt and dreams

PARIS — It grew out of the ideals of a group of newly qualified French doctors who wanted to be on the ground helping those most in need anywhere in the world. For 50 years, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has brought medical care to the victims of earthquakes, famines, epidemics, …

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Somalia’s Coronavirus cases rise to 14,748

MOGADISHU — Somalia on Sunday reported 19 new COVID-19 infections from a sample size of 941 tests conducted over the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total number of cases to 14,748. According to data published by the ministry of health, the country’s death toll remains at 773 as no …

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Sweden donates $9M to scale up healthcare in Somalia

MOGADISHU —  The Swedish Embassy in Mogadishu announced that it donated 75 million kronar ($9 million) on Tuesday to strengthen health and protection services for women and children in the horn of African country. “Sweden in Somalia is proud to announce a new partnership with UNICEF Somalia to support child rights, …

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Nurses and midwives: the bridge between patients & health care

To celebrate International Nurses’ Day, marked around the world on Florence Nightingale’s birthday on 12 May, and International Midwives’ Day, which falls on 7 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Somalia is acknowledging the remarkable contribution of nurses and midwives in the country. WHO spoke to 2 experts to …

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