Health

Over two decades of conflict, disasters and under-development have decimated Somalia’s entire canvas. Health issues are rampant among the most vulnerable communities in Somalia. From cholera to maternal health, the need for adequate health care can only be tackled with focused and consistent efforts in improving access to quality health care.

SAF-UK International is commited to addressing this need by setting up health centres where they are needed most; internally displaced persons (IDPs)camps.

We are committed to providing quality health care services to marginalized and vulnerable communities and ensure their overall well-being. Working with our generous donors and committed partners, we have focused on key areas including reduction in maternal and infant mortality, reducing malnutrition,ANC/PNC services,IYCF counselling, training of community health-care workers, provision of medical equipment essential drugs and immunization.

We continue to serve the health needs of vulnerable communities under the following projects.

HEALTH PROJECT IN 2019
Title Integrated lifesaving Nutrition Project aimed at reducing morbidity and related mortality, with a strong community component to vulnerable communities in Hobyo district, Mudug Region of Somalia.
Ref No. SOM-19/3485/SA1/Nut/INGO/12478
Duration 10th May,2019- 9th May 2020
Location Hobyo district, Mudug Region of Somalia.
Donor SHF

Health Projects in 2018:

 Title Provision of emergency lifesaving primary health care service for drought and AWD/Cholera affected population in Kismayo District and Lower Juba Region and Hobyo district in Mudug region.
Ref No. PD- HEALTH- SAFUK- CSZ-2018-3099
 Duration  1st , April 2018 – 31st December 2018
Direct Beneficiaries) Total number of consultations – 34909

 

ANC/PNC counselling sessions –9954

AWD/Cholera cases treated- 1266

Number of under-5 children dewormed- 1328

Numner of deliveries – 212

Hygiene kits distributed – 600

Location IDP camps in Kismayo District in Lower Juba Region and Hobyo District in Mudug region .
Donor UNICEF

Health Projects in 2017:

  Provision of emergency health interventions-maternal,new born and child health services including response to AWD/Cholera outbreaks in Kismayo District of Lower Juba and Hobyo in Mudug region of Southern Somalia.
Ref No. PD- HEALTH- SAFUK- CSZ-2017-9024
 Duration  1st , April 2017 – 31st December 2017
Direct Beneficiaries) Total number of consultations – 18784

 

ANC/PNC counselling sessions –4072

AWD/Cholera cases treated- 1542

Number of under-5 children dewormed- 1328

Number of deliveries – 47

Hygiene kits distributed – 800

SAM cases treated– 2107 

Number of under-5 children dewormed- 1328

Number of women who received IYCF counselling- 1392

Location IDP camps in Kismayo District in Lower Juba Region and Hobyo District in Mudug region
Donor UNICEF