Saturday April 16, 2022
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) built a
health center (infirmary) in the General Daud Abdulle Hirsi Barracks in
Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, and provided medicines and medical
The opening ceremony of the Health Center was attended by
TİKA’s officials and the commanders in Somalia-Turkish Task Force Command and
the newly-established General Daud Abdulle Hirsi Barracks in Somalia.
As part of the project, TİKA built a health center and
provided medicines and many pieces of medical equipment such as surgical
trolleys, patient privacy screens, medicine cabinets, refrigerators, UMKE-type
emergency response bags, wheelchairs, and oxygen tanks. The project aims to
contribute to the preventive health services provided to Somali soldiers who
serve and are trained in the barracks, against diseases and injuries.
Operating since September 2017 at the base built by TİKA,
Somalia-Turkish Task Force Command (TÜRKSOM) continues to train Officer Cadets
and Cadet NCOs under the Military Training and Cooperation Agreement, signed
between Türkiye and Somalia.