June 14 2021 MoU Signing between SOS Children's Villages Somalia and Benadir Regional Administration SOS Children’s Villages Somalia and Benadir Regional Administration have signed a Memorandum of Understanding collaborating in delivering health service in Benadir District. The purpose of the agreement is to strengthen the commitment in implementation, Coordination of all health care service programmes in Benadir Region. Benadir Regional Administration intends to support SOS CV Somalia in the documentation and port of entry clearance of all medical supplies, nutrition supplies and equipment,granting permission for the procurement and importation of the permit-required pharmaceuticals including Opioids and Narcotics and ensuring the quality of imported health service supplies in cooperation with newly formed Somalia Bureau of Standards. “We have always been grateful for the support given by Benadir Regional Administration and Ministry of Health Somalia which made us reach a wide range of people who need the life- saving medical assistance. This collaboration will enhance the quality of our work and contribute to a greater impact of the health programmes in Southern Somalia” said SOS Children's Villages Emergency advisor Deka Dhimbil at the signature of the agreement in Guryasamo on Monday. On his part BRA Health Director Mohamed Adow, said: “the partnership and MOU strengthens the smooth implementation of the health activities and help us to identify the gaps and overlaping of services in Benadir District. We want to reduce the high cases of mortality and morbidity in our region and give each child and a woman a well deserving health services".