Somaliland: Women’s Umbrella NAGAAD Launches COVID-19 National Awareness Campaign

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THT: The government of Somaliland is partnering local non state actors towards raising awareness on the Corona virus which is now a global pandemic.

While the government through the inter-ministerial COVID-19 National prophylactic committee has in the past implemented now ongoing awareness campaigns electronically and in prints it new partnership with NAAGAAD organization shall see new forms of awareness raising campaigns effected nationwide.

NAGAAD which is a national women’s umbrella organization launch its corona virus campaign at a function in the capital Hargeisa attended by various dignitaries among them officials of the immediate past administration of president Silanyo.

NAGAAD umbrella organization chairperson Asmahan Abdisalan Hasan

Addressing the function the NAGAAD umbrella organization chairperson Asmahan Abdisalan Hasan informed that the objective behind the organization’s campaign is to ensure that citizens of Somaliland especially vulnerable women and children are not infected with Corona virus for lack of information on preventive measures.

Other speakers at the NAGAAD covid-19 awareness campaign launch included Councilor Hasan Ali of the Hargeisa municipality and former trade minister Dr Omar Shuaib who were all in uniform on the imperatives of passing covid-19 preventive guidelines to all citizens.

Somaliland deputy health minister Dr Mahdi Osman Abdilahi

Bringing events to conclusion was the deputy health minister Dr Mahdi Osman Abdilahi who upon thanking NAGAAD for the campaign also promised full support from the government which has so far only recorded two confirmed cases of Corona virus

By: Yusuf M Hasan


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