Dear Aljezeera “People & Power program”…
Ø Eritrea won broad acclaim and was cited as an exemplary nation at the recent (May
On Wednesday December 2, 2009 you aired a segment titled, “The Mystery behind Eritrea” a segment that was fabricated from beginning to end. Instead of utilizing facts and figures, your journalist decided to use exaggeration of every kind to make her story seem far more plausible.
ØCompared to the number of health care facilities built in Eritrea by successive colonialists (Italians, British and Ethiopians) during their more than 100 year long occupation, the Government of Eritrea, in just the last 17 years, has built more than all of them put together. 13 new hospitals, 19 new health centers and 112 new health stations have been constructed all over Eritrea
2008) Burkina Faso International Conference on Basic Health Care for its success in reducing child and maternal mortality as well as for reducing incidents of malaria by 90%. Eritrea has also eradicated polio and neonatal tetanus measles.