Health News Updates

Malaria Prevention and control. - CopyTo prepare for the coming Malaria season, HIJRA Health staff launched a new community based Malaria Prevention and Control Campaign targeted at IDP's residing in the Jaamacadda district of Hodan, Mogadishu.

The first training session, a two day event, included over 80 IDP’s from the surrounding camps and worked to provide communities basic knowledge on outbreak prevention, public health activities and controls.

To further ensure community preparedness, HIJRA works through the local media to broadcast public health messaging on 4 of Mogadishu main radio stations; Shabelle, Kulmiye, Mustaqbal and Risaala.  The initiative; consisting of 5 daily primetime news casts has been ongoing since May 2012.