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  • Dr Tedros Adhanom, the WHO Director-General elect visits WHO Ethiopia Country Office Addis Ababa, 19 June 2017 - The Director-General elect of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom paid a familiarization visit to the WHO Ethiopia Country Office in Addis Ababa, on 19 June 2017.
  • Implementation of the National Strategy and Plan of Action for Pharma (NSPA-Pharma): Ethiopia Getting Momentum being a Pioneer Country May 22, 2017 Addis Ababa: Conference on implementation and up-dating of the National Strategy and Plan of Action (NSPA) for pharmaceutical manufacturing development in Ethiopia organized by Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Health and World Health Organization to review the implementation of 2016 plan and up-date the NSPA Pharma.
  • Ethiopia launched the 7th African Vaccination Week April 28th, 2017, Addis Ababa: The 7th African Vaccination Week has been officially launched in Ethiopia, in Fitche town-North Shoa Zone of Oromia region on April 24, 2017. The launching was very colorful attended by partners including GAVI, WHO, UNICEF, Core Group, PATH, CHAI, JSI/UI-FHS, Save the Children, CCRDA as well as by the national and local medias. Moreover, Dr. Sabrina CLEMENT, a representative from GAVI Geneva head quarter took part in this important event. The community including mothers who…
  • WHO AWD Surge Team field visit to Somali Region, Ethiopia Jigjiga, April 27, 2017 - The World Health Organization delegation conducted a four day field visit to Dollo and Korahey zones from 22-26 April, 2017, as part of WHO’s interventions in the Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) outbreak emergency response, in the Ethiopia Somali Region. The aims of the visit are, among others, to effectuate a rapid assessment of the situation and to identify the needs and gaps so as to strengthen the response to the outbreak. The AWD outbreak was…
  • Ethiopia Marks World Health Day 2017 Addis Ababa, 19 April 2017 – Ethiopia joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Health Day, on 7 April 2017, at Yeka Kotebe General Hospital, a newly inaugurated hospital with mental health services. This year’s commemoration was under the theme “Depression; Let’s Talk” with a special focus on three groups of the population, namely adolescents and youth, women and elderly. The celebration was attended by more than 110 participants; including High Officials from the Federal Ministry of Health, WHO officials,…