Ethiopia: IGAD to Inaugurate Regional Cancer Centre of Excellence Addis Ababa
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will officially inaugurate its Regional Cancer Centre of Excellence on Monday at a ceremony in Addis Ababa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Modeling frequency of injuries per vehicle crash in Gurage Zone, Southern Ethiopia - Derese BM, Trueha DK.
BACKGROUND ፡ Traffic accident is the most serious problem in developing countries like Ethiopia, which is among the leading cause of death with the highest increasing rate from year to year in Ethiopia. This research aimed to identify the associated facto... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Climate change is making it harder to get a good cup of coffee
(Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)) Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future. This is the result of a new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest coffee producing nation. Their results are relevant both for the country's millions of smallholder farmers, who earn more on specialty coffee than on ordinary coffee, as well as for baristas and coffee aficionados around the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Report Calls for Improved Eating Habits in a World of Extremes
Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) has pioneered the food pyramid, which recommends both nutritious and good food for the planet. In its latest report, it makes recommendations for Africa. Credit: Anaya Katlego / UnsplashBy Ignatius BandaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Apr 13 2021 (IPS) With the two extremes of global hunger and obesity on the increase, a new report suggests a radical reset for food and nutrition to ensure the long-term sustainability of livelihoods and the environment. According to a new Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) report, 690 million people globally lack sufficie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ignatius Banda Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Source Type: news

Sexual assault profile in Jimma University Medical Center, Southwest Ethiopia - Siraneh Y, Taye A, Asefa F, Tesfaye A, Ahmed Y.
BACKGROUND: Sexual assault cases are increasingly reported in Ethiopia and worldwide. However, in Ethiopia, sexual assaults' profile was not investigated well, regardless of its social, physical, and psychological impacts on survivors. Hence, this study as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethiopia: COVID-19 and Scientific Endeavors
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Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the Nile, seen as...
Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in Kinshasa on Sunday over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the Nile,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Weeknd says he is donating $1 million toward Ethiopian relief efforts
Grammy award-winning artist The Weeknd is stepping up to help Ethiopians amid violence in the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost-effectiveness analysis of an intimate partner violence prevention intervention targeting men, women and couples in rural Ethiopia: evidence from the Unite for a Better Life randomised controlled trial - Leight J, Deyessa N, Sharma V.
OBJECTIVES: Experience of intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with adverse health and psychosocial outcomes for women. However, rigorous economic evaluations of interventions targeting IPV prevention are rare. This paper analyses the cost-effecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Leaked video of horrific mass execution has drawn attention to bloody crisis unfolding in Ethiopia, where civil war over territory...
A leaked video of a horrific mass execution has drawn attention to a bloody crisis unfolding in Ethiopia, where a civil war over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cameroon/Ethiopia: C ôte d'Ivoire - Ethiopia - Ghanaian Referee Collapses On Pitch
[Cameroon Tribune] Though touched by the unfortunate incident on March 30, 2021, both nations still booked spots in the 2021 AFCON. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia dismisses evidence of war crimes verified by CNN investigation
Ethiopia's government said Friday that "social media posts and claims cannot be taken as evidence" after a CNN investigation found that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopian Transports Over 1 Million Covid - 19 Vaccine Doses From Beijing to Harare
[ENA] Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's leading Airline, has transported over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in a single flight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bisrat Debeb Models How Cancer Spreads to the Brain
From his student days in veterinary medicine in Ethiopia to running a lab on metastasis at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Debeb has a passion for understanding how living things work. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Scientist to Watch Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ensuring Access to Family Planning Services for Youth
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has one of the highest fertility rates in Africa, with 45 percent of its population under the age of 15. The country since 2012 has been working keenly focusing on improving the health and development of its youthful population and providing youth friendly services and youth outreach related sexual and reproductive health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 30, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The intersection of gender-based violence and risky sexual behaviour among university students in Ethiopia: a qualitative study - Kaufman MR, Grilo G, Williams AM, Marea CX, Fentaye FW, Gebretsadik LA, Yedenekal SA.
Women who experience gender-based violence (GBV) are at risk for adverse sexual health outcomes, as they may be unable to fully negotiate sexual encounters. This may be especially true for females at universities in Ethiopia, where women are the minority a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Govt Implements Strict Covid-19 Measures as Infections Surge
[East African] Ethiopia has announced stricter measures effective Monday in a bid to stem a new wave of Covid-19 as the country recorded a surge in infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Occupational injury and associated factors among construction workers in Ethiopia: a systematic and meta-analysis - Meseret M, Ehetie T, Hailye G, Regasa Z, Biruk K.
BACKGROUND: Occupational injury is any personal injury, disease or death resulting from an occupational accident sustained on worker in connection with the performance of his or her work. Studies conducted in Ethiopia indicated variable findings ranging fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Suicide rates and risk factors for suicide among Israeli immigrants from Ethiopia (1985-2017) - Youngmann R, Zilber N, Haklai Z, Goldberger N.
This study sought to identify suicide-risk factors in this population in order to suggest some potentially preventive measures to mental health policymakers who are st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Eritrea Agrees to Withdraw Troops From Tigray, Ethiopia Says
The announcement comes amid mounting international condemnation of atrocities in Tigray, and days after an American presidential envoy... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid third wave may overrun Africa's healthcare, warns WHO
Leap of 50% in cases in three months and just 7m jabs across continent ‘infecting 11 health workers an hour’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRising cases of coronavirus in Africa threaten to overrun fragile healthcare systems and test the continent ’s much-touted resilience to the disease, according to theWorld Health Organization ’s regional office for the continent.The global health body stated that infections were on the rise in at least12 countries in Africa including Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya and Guinea.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Peter Muiruri in Nairobi Tags: Global development Africa World news Coronavirus Kenya Tanzania World Health Organization Epidemics Global health Infectious diseases Science Society Source Type: news

Ethiopia: 'It Is the Time to End TB'
[Ethiopian Herald] Every year, global communities mark World Tuberculosis (TB) Day with the aim to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic impacts of the disease, strengthen effective intervention and at the same time, step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 26, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia says Eritrea agrees to withdraw troops from Tigray
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister said Friday that Eritrea has agreed to withdraw its forces from the Tigray region,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reports of mass rape and ethnic massacres being carried out by the Ethiopian and Eritrean militaries in Tigray
For months Ethiopia's government has kept journalists out of the embattled Tigray region, but pressure's mounting as word of escalating... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Without Borders Witnessed Ethiopian Troops Executing 4 Men in Tigray
Doctors Without Borders says its staff witnessed troops drag men off public buses and execute them in embattled region. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Highlands of diversity: Another new chameleon from the Bale region, Ethiopia
(Pensoft Publishers) Once again, the importance of the Bale Mountains in Ethiopia as a unique hotspot of species diversity is stressed: a new chameleon species from the northern slopes of this remarkable Afromontane plateau was discovered and described by Thore Koppetsch and his colleagues in the peer-reviewed, open-access scientific journal Zoosystematics and Evolution. In honour of his outstanding research and passion for herpetology the new species is named after the German zoologist Wolfgang B ö hme. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Tigray Crisis Update
[MSF] Before fighting broke out in late 2020, the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia was home to around 5.5 million people, according to UN estimates. This included more than 100,000 internally displaced people and 96,000 refugees, who were already dependent on food assistance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Govt Vaccinates 1,400, Says 'No Serious' Side-Effects From Covid-19 Jab
[Nation] Ethiopia on Saturday reported some 35 cases of Covid-19 vaccine side-effects since the horn of Africa nation begun administering the AstraZeneca jab one week ago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

'Practically genocide': Doctors say rape used as tool of war in Ethiopia
Women are being assaulted, drugged and held hostage in Ethiopia's bloody conflict. Doctors say soldiers are acting with impunity. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Practically this has been a genocide'
Women are being assaulted, drugged and held hostage in Ethiopia's bloody conflict. Doctors say soldiers are acting with impunity. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Nation Rolls Out First Covid-19 Vaccines
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] More serious cases of the disease are piling pressure on hard-pressed staff and straining limited resources, says Natnael Bekuretsion, medical director of an Addis Ababa hospital (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Food Science Research Towards Curbing Malnutrition, Food Insecurity Challenges
[Ethiopian Herald] Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate of Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) has been envisioning to develop novel and nutritious food products and technologies, come up with improved traditional food processing practices, make information available on quality and nutritional profiles of food materials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Clean Water Vital for Protecting Those on the Frontline of Climate Change in Post-Pandemic World
A woman in Madagascar walks for up to 14km a day to find clean water. Credit: UNICEF/Safidy AndrianantenainBy Jonathan FarrLONDON, Mar 19 2021 (IPS) For many, the last year will be remembered as the time our day-to-day lives screeched to a halt. As Covid-19 spread mercilessly across the world, wreaking havoc on health and livelihoods, world leaders, health experts and scientists grappled with how to protect populations and stem the tide of the virus. It is right that attention has been focused on the immediate threat posed by the pandemic; the global death toll has surpassed 2.6 million people and we have suffered the wor...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jonathan Tags: Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Ghana: The Republic of Ghana Deposits the Instrument of Ratification of the African Medicines Agency
[African Union] The Republic of Ghana becomes the sixth (6th) Member State to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA). The Republic of Ghana ratified the Treaty for the establishment of AMA on 24 February 2021 in Accra, Ghana and deposited the instrument of accession, to the Commission of the African Union (AU) on 16 March 2021 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Ethiopian Airlines, Centre for Disease Control to Implement 'Trusted Travel Pass'
[Daily Trust] Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with the African Centre for Disease Control& Prevention (Africa CDC) for the implementation of the African Union Trusted Travel Pass to make continental travel easier and safer amidst the COVID -19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Ethiopia, Somalia Added to U.K's 'Red List', Mauritius Removed
[PR Newswire] London -- Ethiopia, Oman, Somalia and Qatar to be added to England's red list. Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores) and Mauritius to be removed from England's red list. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Rolls Out Astrazeneca Jab, Says No Evidence of Harm
[East African] Ethiopia on Monday announced that it will not ban the use of AstraZeneca vaccine despite concern in some European countries over blood clotting after receiving the shot. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Use of Astrazeneca Will Continue in Ethiopia - Ministry of Health
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ministry of Health announced that administration of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will continue in Ethiopia as health institutions, including World Health Organization, have expressed confidence in the safety of the vaccine. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Launches Covid-19 Vaccination
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia has today officially launched COVID-19 vaccination across the country at a ceremony held in Mekele, Tigray Regional State in the presence of Health Minister, Liya Taddesse , Regional and Federal government officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Group reports health facilities looted in Ethiopia's Tigray
Doctors Without Borders says health facilities have been “looted, vandalized and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on health care” in Ethiopia’s embattled region of Tigray (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Health Facilities Targeted in Tigray Region, Ethiopia - MSF
[MSF] Health facilities across Ethiopia's Tigray region have been looted, vandalised and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on healthcare, according to teams from M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Of 106 health facilities visited by MSF teams between mid-December 2020 and early March 2021, nearly 70% had been looted, and more than 30% had been damaged; just 13% were functioning normally. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Patterns of road traffic accident, nature of related injuries, and post-crash outcome determinants in western Ethiopia - a hospital based study - Woyessa AH, Heyi WD, Ture NH, Moti BK.
INTRODUCTION: Ethiopia is one of the countries with the worst road traffic accident records in the world and it ranks second among east African countries. There have not been sufficient studies that mainly reflect the post-crash determinants of deaths and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
Parliamentarians from Africa and Asia met to discuss how to improve the conditions of women, girls, and youth during pandemics. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Mar 11 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic on the continent, a recent webinar attended by parliamentarians from Africa and Asia heard. Gift Malunga, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative for Zambia, told delegates that during the lockdown in Zambia, 90% of calls to traditional hotlines ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Overcoming Challenges of Early Marriage Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
[Ethiopian Herald] Eighteen years ago, in Oromia State, Kersa Woreda, Jimma Zone, a baby girl came to this world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Climate change could have direct consequences on malaria transmission in Africa
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) A study shows that the lower incidence of disease in the Ethiopian highlands at the turn of the century has a close connection with a temporary slowdown in global warming (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Receives the First Astra Zeneca Covid-19 Vaccine
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopia received on Sunday 2.2 million Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccines allocated by the COVAX Facility in marking the start of the country's COVID-19 vaccination campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yemen faces famine as deadly as Ethiopia's in 1980s that left 1.2 million dead, says NGO chief
Jan Egeland called on the nations that had fought in Yemen, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, to join Europe and the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Anger and Collective Trauma Scar Tigray Region
[DW] The conflict in Tigray, the northern region of Ethiopia, has mostly been unfolding under a media blackout since early November. Thousands of civilians have likely died as a result of the crisis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Depression among patients with schizophrenia in Ethiopian mental health hospital: association with sociodemographic and clinical variables: a cross-sectional study - Tariku M, Ali T, Misgana T, Hajure M, Asfaw H.
BACKGROUND: Depression is a significant contributor to the global burden of disease and affects all individuals throughout their lifetime. Patients with schizophrenia are frequently attacked by depression during their total illness duration. Presence of co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news