Jamaame project in southern Somalia

Based on pictures taken by Javier Roldan Field Coordinator in his last trip to Somalia.

An overview of MSF activities in Jamaame, through the eyes of MSF field coordinator and the voices of the Somali staff. Amaame 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. In terms of nutrition an average of 260 kids have been treated every month in ambulatory while 90 more sever cases had to be admitted every month.