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Somaliland: Edna as Keynote Speaker on End Fistula Day


Edna Serves as Keynote Speaker at International Day to End Obstetric Fistula The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) designated May 23 as International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. This was the first year of “Fistula Day,” marking the tenth anniversary of the UNFPA’s Campaign to End Fistula. Who better to serve as keynote speaker at […]


Somaliland: Muslim Aid expands and runs a TB Hospital in Badhan District

Muslim Aid

Badhan(Somalilandpress) – Muslim Aid has been working in Somaliland since early of 2008. It carried out a rapid assessment on health facility needs of Sanaag region. The areas that Muslim Aid supports are developing the health provider institutions such as MCHs and Hospitals in Somaliland, training health professionals such as nurses, and raising awareness of […]


SOMALILAND: Edna Adan Ismail receives Legion d’Honneur from French President

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — Mrs. Edna Adan Ismail, the Director of Edna Adan Maternity Hospital, has been awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in the Somaliland capital, Hargeisa, by the French Embassy of Djibouti on Saturday, in recognition of her Humanitarian work. The order, Legion d’Honneur, which was created by Emperor Napoleon in 1804, is […]


Somaliland’s Most Prominent Woman: Edna Aden Ismail

HARGEISA, 27 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – The Republic of Somaliland, a former British Protectorate, which has gained its independence from the British on June 26, 1960, after short union with the South, it reclaimed i’ts independence in 1991, after an armed struggle against the totalitarian regime of Mohamed Siad Bare. Somaliland has since continued to […]


New Global Health Partnership Stregthens Work in Somaliland

HARGEISA, 6 February 2010 (Somalilandpress) – King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre formally launched a new global health partnership with the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) on 4 February 2010. Renewing an existing 10 year partnership between THET and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, (one of the founding members of King’s Health […]


University of Pretoria Awards Edna Aden

Pretoria, 12 December 2009 (Somalilandpress) – University of Pretoria awards Dr. Edna Adan Ismail from Somaliland the Chancellor’s Medal for her outstanding contribution to humanity. “You cannot make progress unless you stick your neck out but with due caution”. Dr. Edna Adan, recipient of University of Pretoria’s Chancellor’s Medal. “Edna Adan Maternity Hospital is the […]


Ayaan: One dollar can help

Hargeisa, 21 July 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The year is 1988. At the height of the brutal assault by forces of the former Somali dictator Gen. Mohammad Siad Barre against the people of Somaliland, MiG fighters bomb civilian targets and thousands of bodies of dead and wounded litter the streets of major cities. Panicked survivors flee […]