Somalia Faces Challenges In Rebuilding Health Care System But ‘Appears Likely To Take Significant Strides’
International Policy Digest: The Role of Health Care in State-Building for Somalia
Mahamoud A. Jimale, a physician and Somali expat, discusses health care challenges in Somalia as a result of the country’s decades-long civil war, including a “significant brain drain of physicians and nurses.” He concludes, “Somalia appears likely to take significant strides in order to develop a health system suitable for our country in the coming years” (10/18).
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