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AMISOM donates medical supplies to Beledweyne hospital

AMISOM officials in Hiran region delivered medical supplies to Beledweyne general hospital on Tuesday.

The deputy commander of AMISOM fourth sector in Hiran region Col. Maria Bayane speaking in a ceremony held in the hospital said the officials handed over 80 cartons of medical supplies to the administration of Hiran region.

He stated that the supplies are meant to cover the needs of the hospital that has been running short of medicine the recent months.

The governor of Hiran region Abdifatah Hassan Afrah accompanying AMISOM officials handed over the aid to the director of  Beledweyne general hospital Dr. Ahmed Mohamed.

Mr. Afrah commended the role of AMISOM to show solidarity and support  to the people of Hiran region in their difficult times, he called the humanitarian aid agencies to follow suit and deliver emergency support to the hospital.

The hospital has been running short of medicine since MSF withdrew from Somalia late 2013.