January 26, 2021

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Twenty patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers (16) and OPD Services (4) in Asmara, Central Region. On the other hand, one hundred fifty two patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in the Southern Region have recovered fully and have been released from these facilities. Read more

January 23, 2021

Towards Better Health and Dignity

Towards Better Health and Dignity

By: Dr. Fikrejesus Amahazion | Several weeks ago, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF, which is the UN agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide) officially announced that it had delivered over 100 Yamaha motorcycles to the Department of Finance and Administration of Eritrea’s Ministry of Health (MoH). According to a press release, the motorcycles were procured for the Environmental Health Department of the Ministry of Health, with funding coming from several sources, including the Global Sanitation Fund through the Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council, in Geneva, and the United Kingdom. Furthermore, the report went on to state that the “motorcycles will be used by public health officers of the Ministry of Health at the Zoba and sub-Zoba level to support the promotion and monitoring of the Roadmap to make Eritrea Open Defecation Free by 2022, which will contribute to the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6).” Read more

January 25, 2021

Locust infestation put under control

Locust infestation put under control

Assab, 25 January 2021 – Desert locust swarm invasion that appeared in Bihta area, South Denkalia on 22 January was put under control through concerted measures by professionals, EDF units, administration and residents.

According to report from the Ministry of Agriculture branch in the Southern Red Sea Region, the locust swarm that came across the boarder from Ethiopia was stretched over 20 hectares and was put under control before inflicting any damage to vegetation. Eight drug spraying automobiles were involved in the control measure, the report added. Read more

January 21, 2021

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Announcement from the Ministry of Health

Three patients have been diagnosed positive for COVID-19 in tests carried out today at Quarantine Centers in Asmara (2), Central Region; and Keren (1), Anseba Region respectively. On the other hand, seventy patients who have been receiving medical treatment in hospitals in Gash Barka Region (58); Central Region (7); and Northern Red Sea Region (5), have recovered fully and have been released from these facilities. Read more

January 20, 2021

Epiphany (Timket) Celebrated Nationwide

Epiphany (Timket) Celebrated Nationwide

Asmara, 19 January 2021 – Epiphany (Timket) was celebrated nationwide today 19 January under the restrictive Guidelines imposed due to COVID-19 pandemic. The observance at the Epiphany Holy Water spot that was conducted without the usually massive participation of the faithful was broadcast live on Eri-TV and Dmtsi Hafash from 7:00-9:00 local time. Read more

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