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Malaria in Eritrea: Marching Towards Elimination

Eritrea working towards total eradication of malaria before 2030 that is controlling by 2020, pre-eradication by 2023, and eradication by 2030.

Malaria deaths in Eritrea declined from 20% in 1998 to 0.004% in 2013 and 0.002% at the end of 2015.

BY RUTH ABRAHAM | SHABAIT

Malaria is one of the most common endemics in the world. For a long time, it has been one of the most frequent causes of death worldwide. But with time, many developed countries have managed to control or eliminate it. Continue reading Malaria in Eritrea: Marching Towards Elimination

Eritrea – Health and Health Care: Leave No One Behind

The overall goal for the health system in Eritrea as articulated in the Health Sector Strategic Development Plan (2013-2016) is the improvement of health status, general wellbeing, longevity and economic productivity for all Eritreans.

The Secrets behind Eritrea’s health sector success: Investment in human capital, a strong Government commitment, with the ability to motivate and mobilize people behind a set of goals.

By Fikrejesus Amahazion (PhD),

In 1946, the right to health was first articulated in the World Health Organization (WHO) Constitution, stating that, “the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being.”

Shortly thereafter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), adopted by UN General Assembly Resolution 217A (III) of 10th December 1948, outlined that everyone has the right to health, including health care. Continue reading Eritrea – Health and Health Care: Leave No One Behind

Eritrea Made the Biggest Breakthrough in Preventing Malaria Mortality in History

Why is the mainstream media headlines greet Bill Gates announcement of his “Malaria vaccine” program while ignoring the biggest breakthrough in Malaria mortality prevention in history was made possible through simple public-health practice?

Eritrea won the battle against Malaria

By Ruben Rosenberg Colorni,

A few years back, the World’s richest man, Bill Gates, announced a donation of about $1 billion out of his fortune towards funding a Malaria “vaccine” research which is still the number one killer disease in Africa.

Putting aside conspiracy theories about big pharmaceutical industries for being behind a systematic tendency of using the less developed continents (especially Africa) as guinea pigs for non-consensual research and testing new drugs disguised as development, the world media gave applause and front page headline coverage for this big announcement.

However, hundreds of studies, papers and analyses have determined that the best way to reduce transmission and mortality from infectious diseases such as Malaria and Polio is to educate a population and raise its standard of living.

One best example is the African nation of Eritrea. Continue reading Eritrea Made the Biggest Breakthrough in Preventing Malaria Mortality in History

Eritrea: Defeating Malaria One Mosquito Net At a Time

Eritrea: Malaria no More ...

By Thomas C. Mountain,  modernghana.com

Eritrea, One of the planets smallest, poorest countries is defeating malaria one mosquito net at a time.

In the last decade, by providing insecticide treated mosquito nets to its people, and more importantly, making sure that every net is retreated every three months, Eritrea, in the impoverished, war torn Horn of Africa, has reduced malaria mortality by an astonishing 85 percent. Continue reading Eritrea: Defeating Malaria One Mosquito Net At a Time