Slideshow: Jamaame project, southern Somalia

20.10.2009 | Lower Juba, South Central Somalia

An overview of MSF activities in Jamaame, through the eyes of an MSF field coordinator and the voices of the Somali staff. Jamaame hospital, with 55 beds, was opened in March 2007. Located nearly 30 kms north of Kismayo, activities include nutrition, maternity, general medicine and emergency care. In 2009, there was an average of 4,000 consultations and 140 admissions per month. Around 260 malnourished children were treated every month oin an outpatient basis, with around 90 more severe cases admitted to the hospital every month.

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