19 May 2007 04:24


  • Title: [SW Country] (Hargaisa) Show-casing Project of the Month #2
  • Posted by/on:[AMJ][Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000]


The new hospital was conceived by Edna Adan Ismail, a former World Health Organization representative in Djibouti, who is the principal donor. The project aims to bring better health standards for Somali people whose lives have been traumatised by the long running civil war and to train Somalis as nurses and medwives to make a permanent improvement to the lives of generations of Somalis.


  • To contribute to this appeal please make checks payable to Edna Adan Hospital(Hospital appeal)and send to one of the following address:
    Europe America Africa
    UK: Edna Adan Hospital Apeal Oxford House, In Bethnal Green, Derbyshire Street, London, E2 6HG, United Kingdom
    USA, Minnesota Chapter: Friends of Edna Adan Hospital
    P. O. Box 2105 Maple Grove, MN 55311-9998
    Somaliland: Edna Adan Maternity Hospital Hargeisa, Somaliland
    Tel: 00-253-210-005 Fax: 00-253-210-006

    For more information contact:

  • US:Coordinator of all US Fund Raising Branches of Edna Adnan Hospital: Sandy Peterson at telephone:(763)536-8928
  • UK: Kim Adams (Director) or Dr. Saad Shire at telephone 0171 739 9001 fax 0171 729 0435
  • To register a new Chapter of Adan Hospital, send information to WebMaster
  • Friends of Edna is registered non-profit organization in USA.

  • (A permanent record of all donors will be kept at the site.)

    There is an urgent need for new health care facilities in Somaliland and for trained nurses and midwives.
    The main causes of death are health-related:
  • There is high infant mortality rate: 1 in 8 babies die before the age of 12 months
  • Every year nearly 4, 000 Somali women die in childbirth
  • One in 5 children die before the age of five
  • Life expectancy is only 48 years

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