HEALTH

´┐╝Essential Package of Health Services (EPHS) Program

Under the Joint Health & Nutrition Programme (JHNP), Swisso Kalmo (SK) is implementing EPHS as a sub-recipient of UNICEF. The purpose is to reduce morbidity and mortality for vulnerable communities in Dhusamareb and Guriel districts through provision of Primary Health care (PHC) services,... READ MORE

Primary Health Care (PHC) Programme,

Infant, child and neonatal Mortality rates are exceptionally high in South-Central Somalia. Only 3.3 % of women attend ante-natal care (ANC) 1 visit and 2.5% attend four ANC visits. Facility-based deliveries are as low as 9.2% (KAP Survey 2012). The main barriers to accessing health care in the... READ MORE

Comprehensive emergency obstetric care (CEMOC)

Somalia has one of the highest maternal and infant mortality and morbidity rates due to limited accessibility to antenatal, postnatal and neonatal care and inadequate of emergency obstetric care. The available statistics on Somalia indicate maternal and infant mortality rates of 1,400 per 100,... READ MORE

Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM)

As part of the overall Primary Health Care (PHC) programme approach, expanded and outreach health services were provided at the doorsteps through Integrated Community Case Management (ICCM) component. The project has also improved the community based case management (Health and Nutrition),... READ MORE

Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Services in Baidoa and Lower Shabele

Somalia has one of the highest maternal and infant mortality and morbidity rates due to limited accessibility to antenatal, postnatal and neonatal care and inadequate of emergency obstetric care. The available statistics on Somalia indicate maternal and infant mortality rates of 1,400 per 100,... READ MORE

Sexual & Gender based Violence (SGBV) prevention and response in Afgoye and Merka of Lower Shabele region.

Somali people have been suffering from poverty, underdevelopment, conflict, natural disasters and internal displacements for decades. Gender-based violence is a violation of universal human rights protected by international human rights conventions, including the right to security of person; the... READ MORE

Communications For Development (C4D)

Swisso Kalmo organizes monthly Mass Awareness Campaigns for disease prevention and health promotion. These include topics such as immunization, nutrition, malaria, and also combined with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) concepts. These campaigns promote healthy and safe environmental... READ MORE

COLD CHAIN

Swisso-Kalmo is running three regional cold chains in CSZ including, Galgadud regional cold chain which covers Galgadud region and part of Mudug region and supplies vaccines to Hiran region, Bay regional cold chain covers Bay and Bakol regions and L/Shabelle.

There is one cold room in... READ MORE