Martha Goytom and Addisalem discussed about various topics on the new Maya media channel.
The 23rd Health Conference was held in Jijiga.
The 23rd Health Summit, titled Response Health System in a New Chapter, kicked off today in Jijiga, Somali Region.
In his opening remarks, Ibrahim Osman, Vice President of the Somali Regional State, said the region needs a lot of attention in the health sector as it is inhabited by pastoralists.
He said the government of the Somali Regional State has launched various health services to benefit the health of the pastoralists.
For her part, the Minister of Health, Dr. Leah Tadesse; He said support for areas with special needs will be strengthened, adding that it will focus on protecting the health of children and mothers nationwide.
Regarding nutrition, he said the pledge to provide nutritious food to children will be implemented nationwide.
According to Dr. Leah, Sekota’s promise has saved 10,000 children from miscarriage.
The federal government allocated 13.3 percent of its total annual budget to the health sector last year.
In addition, $ 8080 million has been obtained from partner institutions for the promotion of health finance, she said.
According to the Minister of Health, the epidemic and conflicts have affected the health sector. It is said that this has hampered the ministry’s plan.
The 23rd Health Summit will last for two days and will be attended by regional bureaucrats, members of the House of Representatives and international partners.