Ethiopia’s Red Sea Gate Demands Attention

The Ethiopian Minister of the Federal Ministry of Health Dr Lia Tadesse accompanied by Saharla Abdulahi deputy Minister of health, officials from Somali Regional Health Bureau and other international and national representatives visited today Aw Barre Health Centre the Health Centre implemented the first-ever Caesarean Section (CS) that is implemented at Health Centre level in the record of the Region on January 11, 2021.

The delegate led by Dr. Lia Tadesse visited also the Goobablay health post of Aw Barre woreda. Aw Barre woreda with a population of close to half a million people according to the general statistics agency of Ethiopia is one of the woredas under a region that is historically marginalised, excluded major life-changing development packages enriched other regions like Oromia, Amhara, Tigray and SNNPR Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional states in the past 27 years that Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) dominated Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front coalition (EPRDF) ruled the country.

Aw Barre health centre found in the Aw Barre a town is the headquarter of the Aw Barre woreda, on the route of the Red sea gate of Ethiopia, and the ancient road to Zeila almost always went through. Dr Lia appreciated the role of the Aw Barre Community and pledged that Aw Bare Health Centre will be a Hospital soon.

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