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U.S. Welcomes Eritrea on the Conclusion of IAEA Safeguards Agreements, Additional Protocols

Eritrea is moving toward concluding its IAEA Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement
Eritrea is moving toward concluding its IAEA Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement and Additional Protocol–the de facto standard for achieving the safeguards objectives of the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

BY TESFANEWS

Ambassador Jackie Wolcott, U.S. Representative to Vienna Office of the United States, welcomes the actions of Eritrea towards the conclusion of its Comprehensive Safeguards Agreement (CSAs) and of Additional Protocols in a statement she delivered on March 11, 2020 at the IAEA Board of Governors Meeting. Continue reading U.S. Welcomes Eritrea on the Conclusion of IAEA Safeguards Agreements, Additional Protocols

College of Medicine and Health Science Commences Post-Graduate Program

The number of health professionals in Eritrea is increasing double fold

Orotta College of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted inaugural ceremony for re-launching of Post-Graduate Specialty Training Program in Clinical Medicine (Residency Program) in Pediatrics & Child Health; Obstetrics and Gynecology.

BY SHABAIT

The College of Medicine and Health Science reported that it has finalized preparation to commence post graduate studies. The report was made at a lunching ceremony conducted today, 25 January, at the Asmara Palace Hotel in the presence of Ms. Amina Nurhussen, Minister of Health, Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab and experts from the Buffet Foundation. Continue reading College of Medicine and Health Science Commences Post-Graduate Program

Eritrea’s Pharmacovigilance Program Tops All African Countries

Since 2015, Eritrea’s National Pharmacovigilance Centre has carried out analysis of domestic adverse drug reaction reports, to better understand medicines-related issues in the country, and rely less on safety information from external sources.

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According to the reports of the Uppsala Monitoring Center (Sweden) and the WHO collaborating center for international drug monitoring, Eritrea tops all African countries incompleteness and the number of submitted drug safety reports to the global database. Continue reading Eritrea’s Pharmacovigilance Program Tops All African Countries

AZEL Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plant in Value Addition Task

Azel Pharmaceutical is a 58:42 percent joint venture company. It was established 15 years ago and currently meets 40% of the national domestic medicine demands by manufacturing 50 types of drugs.

BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT

Manufacturing pharmaceuticals in Eritrea dates back to the armed struggle. Lack of medicine for freedom fighters triggered pharmacists to come up with the idea of manufacturing medicine within the field. Manufacturing infusion started in 1983 which was initially meant to heal wounded fighters and thereby minimize martyrdom. Continue reading AZEL Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plant in Value Addition Task

Eritrea Has to Make Our Help Unnecessary: Dr. Traudl Elsholz

For me health is a human rights.

Dr. Traudl Elsholz: It’s not that sad that I am leaving after 6 years and 3 months of training Anesthetists and working at hospitals here in Asmara as the country has now enough trained anesthetists and teachers.

By Mela Ghebremedhin | Shabait.com,

Dedication, passion and compassion are words among many others which can describe Dr. Traudl Elsholz, a woman with a strong vision of what development means and what teamwork means in achieving successful results. These are the values that Dr. Traudl shared with her students, colleagues and friends while working in Eritrea for the last 6 years at the College of Health Science and local hospitals.

As her farewell approached, it was a must for us to hear her story. Here is a snapshot of our conversation. Continue reading Eritrea Has to Make Our Help Unnecessary: Dr. Traudl Elsholz

Pharmacovigilance (PV) Course: A Sojourn which Prompts a Second Visit

The goal of the recent East African Advanced course on Pharmacovigilance (PV) that was held in Asmara from 10 – 17 April 2016 was to strengthen the Pharmacovigilance system in East Africa by applying latest Pharmacovigilance methods to ensure the safety of medicines and vaccines by inviting internationally well-known experts in the field.

By Kesete Ghebrehiwet,

The spirit of Eritreans continues to amaze a number of foreigners who sojourned to the country in a work visit or for recreation. Various experts in different disciplines have shared experiences with Eritrean counter parts. Medical experts from around the world are among those who have made frequent visits to the country. The recent East African Advanced course on Pharmacovigilance (PV) was attended by a number of experts representing almost each continent. Continue reading Pharmacovigilance (PV) Course: A Sojourn which Prompts a Second Visit

I have a Disease called Eritreanism: Prof. Aman Russom

Eritrean Prof. Aman Russom, invents use of an ordinary DVD player into a low cost, one-micrometer resolution lab scanner

By Shabait,

ESTABLISHING a center for nanotechnology is his long term plan. He has a vision to broaden an access to a multidisciplinary center where Eritrean students could have hands on experience in different disciplines. Integration of multi disciplines and thereby making a difference is what he always aspires.

Applying nanotechnology in the health sector is among the top most of his ambition. Making Eritrea beneficiary of an up-to-date technological breakthroughs in a way that feats to local demand is what he feels a timely solution to effectively solve delays of diagnostic answers.  Continue reading I have a Disease called Eritreanism: Prof. Aman Russom