HOW COVID-19 IS AFFECTING PREGNANT WOMEN AND THEIR CHOICE FOR DELIVERY OPTIONS IN KISMAYO.
Seynab attends her last ANC visit at Iskufilan MCH in Kismayo. SAF-UK midwife. Ardo Abdullahi is in charge of her case 28 May 2020– Seynab Abdulahi is preparing herself to welcome her third child. She is nine months pregnant and is anxious about bringing her child into a world ravaged by the COVID 19 pandemic […]
TAKING CARE : A SUCCESSFUL HOME VISIT AFTER DELIVERY IN DALXISKA ,KISMAYO DISTRICT
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
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 […]
SHF SUPPORTING SAF-UK HEALTH AND NUTRITION PROJECTS IN HOBYO DISTRICT
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 […]
BRINGING MATERNAL HEALTHCARE TO THE PEOPLE LIVING IN IDP CAMPS IN SOUTH CENTRAL SOMALIA
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 […]