Entrance Examination for New Class of Community Midwife Students

On October 22, 2014, the entrance examination was held for the new class of Community Midwife students. These students will replace the previous class, which graduated last February. There were approximately 100 candidates for this popular training program.The entrance examination was held in two locations simultaneously – at Edna Hospital in Hargeisa as well as in two locations in...
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Lecturer Jobs Available at Edna Hospital

Edna Hospital announces two job openings. Details are available in the two Acrobat (PDF) files linked below.Lectureship in Medical Laboratory Technology Lectureship in English*Application date extended. Please submit your application by October 1, 2014. The Edna Adan University is an institute of higher learning located in Hargeisa, Somaliland, serving Somaliland and the Horn of Africa...
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Edna Oversees Improvements to Balligubadle Health Care

Edna has always taken a special interest in the Balligubadle MCH. Ever since it opened in 1997, she has provided them with much-needed supplies, training their work force, and giving them general guidance. Now, thanks to Edna’s dedication and a generous award from Half the Sky Movement/Students Rebuild, the Balligubadle MCH has undergone a dramatic improvement in its facilities. MCH stands...
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Hayad gets Heart Surgery

Hayad, a 7-year-old girl from here in Hargeisa, arrived in Dallas where she underwent a cardiac procedure not available in Somaliland. Hayad, who is under the care of our Dr. Matt Jones, suffers from Pulmonary Stenosis, a condition that obstructs the flow of blood to the lungs. As Hayad grows older, the condition will progressively impair her daily activities and may ultimately be fatal. ...
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Edna Adan at first Girl Summit in London

Edna was invited by Somaliland First Lady Amina Weris to serve on the country’s delegation for the first Girl Summit in London on July 22, 2014. The event, co-hosted by the UK Government and UNICEF, was aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM) within a generation.First Lady Weris stated that...
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Edna Hospital Busy at Ramadan

Ramadan began on June 29. In Somaliland, a lot of businesses, including some of the other local hospitals, shut down or reduce their hours as everyone fasts from dawn to sundown. Although the pace of life may slow down around us, at Edna Hospital, we’ve been keeping ourselves busy. With many health facilities short-staffed this month, we’re getting even more than our usual number...
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