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‘A Child has the Right to be Healthy too …’

Eritrea has been successful in meeting the Millennium Development Goals in terms of reducing child mortality
Eritrea has been successful in meeting the Millennium Development Goals in terms of reducing child mortality and improving maternal health. Nevertheless, much work remains to be done specifically infant maternal health and awareness of risks of using traditional treatments.

BY SHABAIT

A child requires the same rights as an adult; many don’t understand”, says Dr. Samson Abbay, a specialist in paediatrics at the Mendefera Referral Hospital. The passionate medical doctor explained how child health remains a challenge in Eritrea and especially in remote areas. Continue reading ‘A Child has the Right to be Healthy too …’