December 4, 2019

Workshop on health strategic plan

Workshop on health strategic plan

Asmara, 04 December 2019- The Ministry of Health convened a workshop at Asmara Palace Hotel on the progress of the five years strategic plan in the sector of health.

Speaking at the opening event of the workshop, Ms. Amina Nur-Hussen, Minister of Health said that the objective of the three-day workshop is to critically analyze the progress made and identify the challenges with a view to attain the objectives of the plan.

Minister Amina went on to say that the mission of the national health policy of Eritrea is to provide up to date and efficient health service to the public and that commendable achievements have been registered including the reduction of death rate of infants and children under five years of age and life expectancy of nationals that was about 49 in 1995 has now increased to over 64. Read more

August 27, 2018

New Vaccines Introduced

New Vaccines Introduced

Asmara, 26 August 2018 – The head of vaccination program at the Health Ministry, Mr. Tedros Yihdego, indicated that the Ministry has introduced new vaccines against polio, measles and rubella.

Noting that, since 2002, six types of vaccinations have been provided to children under one year of age, Mr. Tedros said that the number has increased to eleven types over the years and work is being done to add four more vaccines in the near future. Read more

August 30, 2017

National Association of Public Health Founding...

National Association of Public Health Founding Congress

Asmara, 30 August 2017 – The National Association of Public Health held founding Congress on 26 August at the Asmara Palace Hotel here in the capital. Dr. Andebrhan Tesfatsion, Director General of Public Health in the Ministry of Health, said that the establishment of the Association will be instrumental in boosting the provision of health services. Read more

April 10, 2017

The Ministry of Health designs action plan for...

The Ministry of Health designs action plan for health security

Asmara, 10 April 2017- The Ministry of Health adopted a three years national action plan for health security. The action plan was adopted at a workshop held from 4 to 7 April at Asmara Palace Hotel. Read more

December 15, 2014

Eritrean Medical Association holds 20th Annual...

Eritrean Medical Association holds 20th Annual Conference

Eritrean Medical Association holds 20th Annual ConferenceAsmara – The Eritrean Medical Assocation today held its 20th Annual Conference at Asmara Palace Hotel. In a speech he delivered on behalf of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Mismay Gebrehiwet, pointed out that it is fully aware of the fact that the Association has been working to meet the standards of the health care not only through physicians but also other health professionals. Read more

President Isaias Afwerki’s New Year Message

President Isaias and PM Dr. Abiy laid foundation...

President Isaias Afwerki on working visit in...

Eritrea’s senior delegation visits Saudi Arabia

NUEW Executive Committee holds 11th regular...

Ethiopian cultural delegation arrive in Asmara