IOM The Hague hosted its first CD4D pre-departure training on July 13th 2017. Four enthusiastic participants who will soon leave to Ethiopia and Sierra Leone took part. This training was developed in coordination with Voluntary Service Overseas (VS0 NL).
Many Somali diaspora members studying in Nordic countries then return to their hometown to work in the Hargeisa Central Hospital on short-term assignments, to exchange their knowledge and expertise. In a TV documentary series on returning migrants – by the Finnish National Broadcasting Company – the stories of two Finnish Somalis and one Norwegian Somali are told.