The second batch of health professionals who received training from the National Institute of Health and the Ministry of Health-FGS was completed yesterday. The trainees were representatives from the member states’ and Ministries of Health. This program, which lasted for three months and focused on disease prevention and control, the training was of a high level and was sponsored by the CDC, WHO, AFENET, GIS, and PHAS.
At the closing ceremony, Dr Abdinasir Mukhtar Ibrahim, director general of the Ministry of Health, declared that it is crucial to have experts in the field of infectious disease prevention and control with superior expertise. He expressed gratitude to the organizations that helped fund this training. Abdifatah Dire Ahmed, the director of the National Institute of Health, also spoke at the ceremony’s conclusion and noted that the Institute places a strong emphasis on advancing the knowledge and expertise of the nation’s healthcare professionals, particularly those who are involved in the prevention and control of infectious diseases.
Representatives of the agencies that participated in the high-level training were also present; they emphasized the significance of this training and promised to continue supporting the Somalian Ministry of Health.