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  • 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,…
  • Ethiopia Commemorates World TB Day 2017 Addis Ababa, 3 April, 2017 - Ethiopia joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Tuberculosis Day 2017, under the theme “Unite to End TB”. The official launch of the commemorative activities took place at Addis Ababa University, on 24 March, 2017.
  • WHO Committed to Strengthen Tobacco Control in Ethiopia Addis Ababa, 15 February 2017 – The World Health Organization Country Office in Ethiopia in collaboration with the Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia (FMHACA), organized a two-day policy dialogue on Intersectoral Action for strengthening Tobacco Control. The dialogue took place in Addis Ababa 14-15 February 2017, and brought together officials and experts from Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Ethiopian Revenue Customs Authority, Office of Attorney General, Federal Food, Medicine, Health Care Administration and…
  • WCO convenes CCS 2016-2020 Validation Workshop On 23 February 2017, the World Health Organization Ethiopia Country Office conducted a one-day validation workshop of the Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) for the period 2016-2020, in Addis Ababa. The objective of this workshop was to validate the final draft of WHO Ethiopia’s CCS 2016-2020 with the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and development partners. The workshop was attended by experts from FMoH, CDC, UNICEF, UNAIDS and UNFPA.
  • WHO supports implementation of Global Leprosy Program at national level Addis Ababa, 22 February 2017 - The World Health Organization Country Office in Ethiopia in collaboration with the Global Leprosy Programme (GLP) organized a training of consultants on the Global Leprosy Strategy 2016-2020 to support Global Leprosy Program implementation at country level. The training took place in Addis Ababa, from 13-17 February 2017, and brought together Leprosy, Case Management NTD and Public Health Experts from WHO African Region as well as NTD/NPOs from 7 WHO country Offices (Ethiopia, DRC, Sudan,…

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