Health and disease among Somali primary school children in Hargeisa

Authors: Magnus Andreas Nordstrand, Daniel Stenberg Saxe, Mohammed Abdirizak Mohammed & Mary B. Adam.
Medical Department, Edna Adan University Hospital, Hargeisa, Somaliland; b Maternal Newborn Community, AIC Kijabe Hospital, Kijabe, Kenya.
Background and objective:
Limited data exist on health conditions of school children in Somaliland. School Health Intervention Pilot Program (SHIPP) was conducted through Edna Adan University Hospital to screen children and offer interventions. We present the results of the general health screening of the school children, and also describe the association between nutritional status and other variables

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