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 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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Congratulations to Rahma

Rahma Hoodo, who has been with Edna Adan University since November 2012, has been accepted into a post-graduate program at Oxford University. Rahma will be leaving us at the end of the summer to pursue a Master’s Degree in International and Comparative Education. Everyone here is proud of her achievement. Rahma was born in Hargeisa, but she and her family moved to Cardiff, Wales when she was...
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Community Midwife Training Program Expands

Everyone who’s familiar with Edna and her work knows about Edna’s dream of training 1,000 Community Midwives to be deployed throughout Somaliland. This past week, we took a big step toward making that dream a reality. Community Midwives are healthcare workers who receive two years of training in basic midwifery and nursing skills. They are recruited from all over the country with...
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