When Amino Abdi Mohamed gave birth to her first child 8 years ago, maternal health care services in JAMAME region which is 60km away from Kismayo were non-existent. She lost her first born baby girl because of lack of maternal health care since the nearest health care center was located in Kismayo. Unfortunately, stories like this are all too common. Women in […]
On 2nd December, 2017, the SAF-UK team from Kismayo CTU participated in an intensive practical training at the Mecca Hotel in Kismayo on improving the quality of care to be provided to patients in their CTU centre. The training was led by Dr. Mowlid and Dr. Ibrahim from UNICEF Somalia. Representatives from SAF-UK Regional […]
Somalia is a country reeling from decades of conflict, drought and famine. More than 1 million people are facing certain calamity with a fragile humanitarian situation occasioned by massive human displacement driven by war and worsened by regular drought. Safia Bashir, 7 and her family fled their home in Jamame district in Lower Juba region […]
In 2017, we continued our work in a challenging environment to meet the unprecedented need for life-saving aid.After two years of drought and conflict, thousands have been forced to flee their homes in search of a better future for their children. Thanks to a concerted effort by donors and partners, the threat of famine in […]
Every year on 10th December, the world observes #HumanRightsDay to commemorate the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This years theme is ‘Let’s stand up for equality, justice and human dignity’. At SAF-UK , we have renewed our commitment to providing healthcare to vulnerable communities […]
SAF-UK CLINICS FEATURE: On 21 November 2017,Her Excellency Dr. Naima Mohamed, Minister of Health and her team from Galmudug MoH visited the SAF-UK nutrition and health centers in Afbarwaqo and Dhinowda in Hobyo district to assess the impact SAF-UK clinics have on the vulnerable communities in the region.
SAFUK is determined to empower women in every target population through the proactive selection of women as project staff, Community Development Committees (CDCs) members and Community Workers (CWs). The participation of women in the community development will help to promote gender issues as community priorities. The presence of female CWs will also aid the dissemination of […]