Helping Babies Breathe

Helping Babies Breathe

This week, Edna Adan University Hospital is host to another Helping Babies Breathe training course. The class is designed to train healthcare workers to intervene quickly when a newborn baby is in respiratory distress. Two of our own doctors, Dr. Naima and Dr. Shukri,...

Why I Support the Edna Adan University Hospital

…and Why I’m Asking You to Join Me Originally published to The Huffington Post by an anonymous donor I’ve donated to support the Edna Adan University Hospital since I learned about its founder in 2011. Edna Adan is a remarkable woman who came to my...
Edna Adan Ismail: a Somali Inspiration

Edna Adan Ismail: a Somali Inspiration

The following profile was written by Joanne Butcher, BA Politics, University of Sheffield, and published here: Edna Adan Ismail: a Somali Inspiration Born in Hargeisa in 1937, Edna Adan Ismail is one of Somaliland’s most prominent public figures. From 1954 to...
21 Midwives Awarded Bachelor of Science Degrees

21 Midwives Awarded Bachelor of Science Degrees

“Today was a big day in my life and a big day for Midwives and a big day for Somaliland! “My daughters – 21 of them! – graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Midwifery. “The President of Somaliland and other dignitaries were there...
Edna's TEDx Video now available

Edna's TEDx Video now available

Edna was invited to Geneva three weeks ago to address a TEDx conference where she spoke about Somaliland and the building of the Edna Hospital. She described how important is the training of midwives to the goal of reducing high rates of maternal and infant mortality....
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