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Halibet Referral Hospital providing commendable service
Posted on Wednesday June 28, 2017

Halibet Referral Hospital has in the last 6 months offered medical service to 40,000 beneficiaries.

Asmara, 28 June 2017- Halibet Referral Hospital has in the last 6 months offered medical service to 40,000 beneficiaries.

According to Dr. Yosief Yohannes, Medical Director of the Hospital, the 37,000 beneficiaries were outgoing patients while the remaining 3,000 were treated sleeping in the hospital.

The Hospital also includes newly built centers for inflammation cases and bone fractures and hence a commendable service has been offered, according to Dr. Yosief.

Dr. Solomon Sereke, Head of General Medical Service, noted that improved infrastructure and the introduction of modern medical equipment has been very instrumental in the provision of a 24 hours’ emergency service as well as regular medical services for TB cases, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, intestinal and abdominal cases, skin, diabetics, heart case and blood pressure among others.

Mr. Debesay Hayelom, Administrator of Halibet Hospital, on his part indicated that 335 healthcare professionals and 277 administrative workers are currently providing efficient service while the availability of a 24 electricity supply is making due contribution in facilitating the medial works.

Skill upgrading training for healthcare professionals
Posted on Wednesday June 28, 2017

The Health Ministry’s branch in the Gash-Barka region, has offered one-month training at Barentu Referral Hospital to staff members in a bid to upgrade their skills.

Barentu, 28 June 2017- The Health Ministry’s branch in the Gash-Barka region, has offered one-month training at Barentu Referral Hospital to staff members in a bid to upgrade their skills.

The training program offered to healthcare professionals working in different healthcare institutions in the Gash-Barka region was mainly focused on  the prevention of communicable diseases in general and that of controlling HIV/AIDS in particular.

Present at the graduation ceremony, Dr. Luul Banteyirga, Director of Helath Ministry’s branch in the region, said that the training was mainly organized to enhance counseling skills of healthcare professionals and called on the trainees to implement what they have learned on the ground and share experiences with their collogues.

Sister Nigsti Tesfamichael, coordinator of HIV/AIDS controlling program at the Ministry of Health, said that the Ministry is playing significant role in controlling the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and in the prevention of new infections and that the Ministry will continue organizing such training programs for a better outcome.

Concerted effort to combat global warming
Posted on Wednesday June 28, 2017

The Ministry of Land, Water and Environment indicated that Eritrea is exerting concerted efforts in play due role along with various partners and global organizations in the fight to combat global warming.

Asmara, 28 June 2017- The Ministry of Land, Water and Environment indicated that Eritrea is exerting concerted efforts in play due role along with various partners and global organizations in the fight to combat global warming.

Mr. Kibrom Asmerom, Director of Research in the Department of Environment, said that emission of carbon dioxide, Ammonia and other pollutant gases has been the root causes for global warming which resulted in the degradation of biodiversity, drought, and degradation of underground water resources as well as prevalence of infestations.

Mr. Kibrom further noted that introduction of renewable energy, expansion of public transportation, soil and water conservation and reforestation activities have been initiated in Eritrea in a bid to prevent from the dire consequences of global warming.

A research conducted back in 2010 indicates that global warming has been increased by 0.17 in every decade, while the emission of pollutant gases in Eritrean is only 0.023 and not comparable to the level of emissions from industrialized countries, Mr. Kibrom added. He also said that Eritrea is making due preparation to combat any threat that may occur due to global warming.

Research Theme Identification Workshop
Posted on Tuesday June 27, 2017

The Halhale College of Business and Economics organized a workshop aimed at identifying research theme.

Asmara, 27 June 2017 - The Halhale College of Business and Economics organized a workshop aimed at identifying research theme.

At the workshop in which Mr. Semere Russom, Minister of Education, head of Higher Education institutions and concerned institutions took part, the dean of the college, Dr. Estifanos Hailemariam pointed out that research based studies help students have access to information during the teaching and learning process.

Dr. Estifanos said that the mission of the Halhale College of Business and Economics is to ensure economic development of the country and improve the livelihoods of the people and to encourage teachers pursue research based studies. He also said that the college is introducing post graduate studies to promote research activities.

Indicating that advancement in science and technology is based on integrated research studies, Prof. Zemenfes Tsige underlined that strengthening research activities have paramount importance in solving challenges that business, economic as well as administrative institutions might encounter.

Since its establishment in 2004, the Halhale College of Business and Economics has graduated 3405 students in the fields of Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Banking and Finance as well as public Relations.

Sports and Cultural Week in Hamelmalo
Posted on Tuesday June 27, 2017

Junior school students have conducted sports and cultural week in Hamelmalo sub-zone.

Asmara, 27 June 2017 - Junior school students have conducted sports and cultural week in Hamelmalo sub-zone. Ms. Nejat Al-Amin, Head of Culture, Sports and Health at the Education Ministry’s branch in Anseba region, commended teachers and parents for their contribution to the success of the program. She also said that the event was a platform in which students identify their talents and share experience.

Mr. Yacob Idris, Administrator of the sub-zone, on his part noted that the event was significant in upgrading extracurricular competence among the students.

Meanwhile, similar sports and cultural week is in progress in all junior schools of Anseba region.