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Mogadishu: Keysaney Hospital gives hope to the victims of clashes

Keysaney hospital commemorates 28 years of providing impartial war surgery and emergency medical care for civilians and wounded combatants. The hospital is run by the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) with the support from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The anniversary was marked by a gathering attended by traditional leaders and religious …

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Somali Therapist Sees Mental Health as Key to Rebuilding the Country

WASHINGTON – After nearly three decades of war, many Somalis carry invisible scars from exposure to violence. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 3 Somalis is affected by some sort of mental illness, a figure that is higher than other low income, war-affected countries. Despite the need, the country only has five mental …

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