Midwife Habibo asks Hafxo about her delivery experience and is pleased that Hafxo did not have complications. She then tenderly cleans the baby girl while checking her. After which she administers the first round vaccination. She then weighs the baby and records in her official notebook for record keeping.
Delivering Hope To Pregnant Women In Remote Villages in Hobyo District, Somalia Farhiye Qasim Said, 36 and mother of 12 is a happy woman now that she has delivered a healthy baby at the SAF-UK Bandiiradley health facility. This has not always been the case. She has suffered tremendous loss over the years after losing 3 of her children. Farhiye’s baby […]
The health situation in Hobyo remains fragile with women and children being most vulnerable. The key issues for women and children remain access to prevention and treatment interventions in the absence of a fully functional health system. SAF UK has been implementing nutrition (OTP, TSFP, MCHN and BSFP) and health projects in north Hobyo for […]
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 […]
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 […]