Hospital Objectives


Edna Adan at her Hospital

Edna Adan at her Hospital

Objectives

  • To make available in Somaliland a modern, well-equipped and efficient health care facility that provides a much higher standard of patient care than that which was previously available to women and children
  • To make available a model Health Care Institution, which provides not only good health care, but which also provides Training and Research opportunities to Medical and Para-Medical personnel.
  • To serve as an example to others and thus encourage national as well as international initiatives to invest in health services in order to improve the over-all welfare of the nation.
  • To make available to women and children 69 beds for Obstetrical, Neonatal care and general patient care, including Incubators for premature babies.
  • To make available to women Pre-Natal and Post-Natal outpatient services, as well as Immunization for women and children
  • To make available to women and children, diagnostic Laboratory facilities as well as a Blood Bank for emergencies.
  • To make available Ultrasound and visual monitoring facilities.
  • To make available treatment for Gynaecological problems including Management of Infertility, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases including testing for HIV/AIDS and providing counselling as appropriate.
  • To make available facilities for carrying out medical research, studies and counselling, with particular attention to the health problems associated with Female Genital MutilationRead a Study of FGM in Somaliland (FGM) , as part of the Comprehensive Reproductive Health services that are offered by the hospital
  • In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, and WHO, carry out training programs for health workers, with particular attention to the training of Nurses and Midwives.
First graduating class of midwives, 2004

First graduating class of midwives, 2004

Beneficiaries

  • Women of child bearing age, under-five children and adults in Somaliland who seek inpatient, outpatient and emergency care in Reproductive Health-related or other health problems.
  • Health workers who are trained or who are employed by the facility, as well as those who practice healthcare throughout the country.
Edna Adan with graduating nurses

Newly-graduated nurses

Sleep of the Just

Sleep of the Just

Hospital's first born

Hospital's first born


Midwives graduate 2009

Midwives graduate 2009

2010 Nurses graduate

2010 Nurses graduate

2003 Nurses graduate

2003 Nurses graduate