Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day I have many reasons to be thankful.  The Edna Adan University Hospital (EAUH) in Somaliland just celebrated its 15th anniversary.  Since its opening in 2002, more than 20,000 babies have been delivered and over 1,000 midwives, nurses, and other...

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All in a Day’s Work at Edna Adan University Hospital

HARGEISA, Somaliland – It was early in the day and Dr.Shukri Mohamed Dahir of the Edna Adan University Hospital (EAUH) had already successfully completed four hydrocephalus surgeries -- shunt procedures – on infants, all under the age of 12 months. Each shunt surgery...

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Call For Research Abstracts

Edna Adan University is hosting a three-day Brain Awareness Advocacy Conference in collaboration with International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) Conference Dates 28-30 January, 2017 Hargeisa, Somaliland   Theme A healthy Brain for a healthy nation and its...

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Graduation Ceremony Class Of 2016

We couldn't be more proud of the 264 students who recently graduated from the Edna Adan University as fully fledged health professionals. Please join us in congratulating the 82 midwives, 48 nurses, 13 anaesthesiologists, 63 pharmacologists, 17 lab technicians, and 41...

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New Ambulance Donated by Australians

Sincerest thanks and appreciation to Australian Doctors For Africa (ADFA), Rotary Club of Brisbane High-Rise, and the many friends in Australia who gave so generously to our hospital's ambulance fund. This new vehicle replaces the tired 15-year-old ambulance that has...

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‘Bursting with pride’: the Class of 2015

Mansoor Hotel, Hargeisa A new chapter in the history of the Edna Adan University was written as the class of 2015, the first to graduate since the university opened its doors, were awarded Bachelor of Science degrees in Anesthesiology, Laboratory Technology and...

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Amazing Progress: Testimony of a Volunteer Nurse Midwife

Bernadette Lawlor Nurse Midwife Bernadette Lawlor came to our hospital as a volunteer in 2014. During her three-month stay in Hargeisa, Bernadette threw herself whole soul into helping student nurses develop their skills. One year on, during a brief return visit,...

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A Landmark Conference

Last month, the Edna Adan University Hospital hosted a special one-day medical conference on the subject of congenital and acquired disabilities among children in the Horn of Africa. The first of its kind in Somaliland, this was a landmark event for our hospital and...

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