Patterns and epidemiology of acute poisoning in Ethiopia: systematic review of observational studies - Chelkeba L, Mulatu A, Feyissa D, Bekele F, Tesfaye BT.
BACKGROUND: Acute poisoning is a common reason for emergency department visit and hospitalization worldwide with major morbidity and mortality. The burden of poisoning exposures in Africa is a significant public health concern, but only 10 of 58 countries ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Magnitude of severe head injury and its associated factors among head injury patients in Gedeo Zone, Southern Ethiopia: a two-year retrospective study - Eshete A, Taye F.
BACKGROUND: Severe head injury is a major public health threat that is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in all age groups of the world's populations including Ethiopia. In view of this, this study was assessed the severity of head injury and its c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Strengthens Emergency Medical Response
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Ministry of Health said that it has been executing consolidated efforts to enhance the quality and accessibility of country's emergency health delivery. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Contraceptive Implants Are Driving Big Gains in Access to Family Planning
July 10, 2018On the road to universal access to family planning, what really gets results? And what's  next?Today, nearly two-thirds of all married or in-union women (64%) worldwide are using contraception,according to the United Nations—from 36% in 1970. And sexually active unmarried women are also using contraception at high rates.The right of women and men to freely plan the number and spacing of their children continues to be auniversally recognized human right. And voluntary family planning —with access to a wide range of contraceptive method options, competent service providers, and supportive health...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Medical Practitioners Efforts Deserve Appreciation - Association
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- With a view to provide quality healthcare services ,the Ethiopian medical practitioners' pivotal roles in this regard need to be recognized and appreciated by pertinent bodies ,the Ethiopian Medical Association said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Regional Healthcare Conference to Take Place Here
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- The first East African Healthcare Federation Annual Conference will be held here at AU conference hall aimed at digitizing the healthcare services in the continent. The conference , slated for July 9-10, 2018 themed: "Revolutionizing Healthcare through Digital Technology in Africa". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Early Pre-Cancer Treatment for the Sake of Life!
[Ethiopian Herald] Recently, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Gender Mainstreaming and Beneficiary Director Fetiya Delgeba told The Ethiopian Herald that hearing such pains of women in cervical cancer touches everyone. It is serious and sensitive issue, she adds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New & Resurgent Infectious Diseases Can Have Far-reaching Economic Repercussions
DAVID E. BLOOM is the Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, DANIEL CADARETTE is a research assistant, and JP SEVILLA is a research associate, all at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.By David E. Bloom, Daniel Cadarette and JP SevillaWASHINGTON DC, Jul 3 2018 (IPS)Infectious diseases and associated mortality have abated, but they remain a significant threat throughout the world.We continue to fight both old pathogens, such as the plague, that have troubled humanity for millennia and new pathogens, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), that have mutated or spilled over ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David E. Bloom and JP Sevilla Tags: Active Citizens Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Prevalence of violence against women in Ethiopia: a meta-analysis - Kassa GM, Abajobir AA.
Violence against women (VAW) is a major public health problem globally, particularly in developing countries including Ethiopia. Accordingly, sustainable development goal (SDG) 5 (by United Nation) prioritizes VAW and calls for the design and implementatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Reducing Youth HIV Vulnerability
[Ethiopian Herald] 10 years back, due to the coordinated efforts made by all stakeholders including government and non governmental institutions, the prevalent rate of the AIDS virus was highly reduced to less than one percent. The financial support drawn from external sources and strong commitment played crucial role in mitigating the problem. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Resisting Antimicrobial Resistance
[Ethiopian Herald] Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the resistance of a microorganism (bacterium, fungus, virus, or parasite) to a drug that was originally effective in treating infections caused by that microorganism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Flood risk assessment in Ethiopia - Assefa TH.
Flood is a natural disaster. However human activities in many circumstances change flood behavior. Activities in the catchment such as land clearing for agriculture may increase the magnitude of flood which increases the damage to the properties and life. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Nigeria:Teka Set to Drive Mental Health Crusade in African Countries
[This Day] As an advocate of African women, Queen Misker Kassahun Teka from Ethiopia has revealed plans of kick-starting campaign on mental issues, educating women across at least five African countries (including Nigeria), on causes and prevention, as her prime project. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Societal derivations for the illegal gun trafficking: in Addis Ababa: Ethiopia - Birara D.
Guns are not allowed to buy and own for civilians in Ethiopia. There are national laws, regulations and administrative procedures that allow production, export, import, transit or retransfer of small arms which are limited to state and federal security pur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Black Lion's Emergency Medical Unit Construction Still in Problem
[Addis Fortune] The project has delayed for two years and its current budget can only cover 70pc of the works (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stop Neglecting African Conflicts
A group of displaced men, women, and children find refuge at a church on the outskirts of Nyunzu village in eastern Congo. Pastor Mbuyu (pictured) looks after them. Credit: NRC/Christian JepsenBy Will HigginbothamUNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2018 (IPS)Conflicts have uprooted millions across several African nations and we must not forget them, said a human rights group.Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) timely message was published through their annual list of the worlds most neglected displacement crises. “It’s a sad pattern that we are once again seeing that the crises on the African continent seldom make media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Will Higginbotham Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Food & Agriculture Global Geopolitics Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Office Says Accreditation Standards Vital for Healthy Living
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA--Accreditation standards should be strengthened so as to create safe workplace, transport, products, food and beverages, according to the Ethiopian National Accreditation Office (ENAO). It celebrated World Accreditation Day 2018 Seminar themed: "Accreditation delivers a safe world" colorfully yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Unique in Halting HIV
[Ethiopian Herald] U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, Ambassador Deborah L. Birx told The Ethiopian Herald indicated that a remarkable progress is being witnessed in Ethiopia. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa:Ethiopia's Health System As Example to Other African Countries
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has achieved a significant improvement in the health sector. Citizens' health status in the meantime has also improved. The country successfully reduced infant and maternal mortality rate before the Millennium Development Goals deadline. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Bishop Markos Gebremedhin Decries High Cases of Child Abuse
[CISA] Addis Ababa -The Apostolic Vicar of Jimma Bonga, Bishop Markos Gebremedhin has urged Christians to protect and nurture children as a responsibility given to them by God. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:National Health Care Quality Strategy Launched
[Ethiopian Herald] Next to the general public, health administrators have great role in realizing health sector transformation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Lifelong Fight Against Leprosy
[Ethiopian Herald] Today's guest is Solomon Tibebe. He is a clinical nurse by profession. He had served in ALERT Hospital for forty solid years. The clinical nurse was in the habit of providing expert advice related to leprosy for people living with the disease. He is considered by many as ambassador for leprosy elimination. All his patients love him with all their hearts. Above and beyond, nothing makes him happier than helping his patients from time to time. He offered a range of trainings with regard to the disease withou (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why Milk, Meat & Eggs Can Make a Big Difference to World ’s Most Nutritionally Vulnerable People
By Silvia AlonsoADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jun 1 2018 (IPS)As the world becomes increasingly aware of the growing demands being made of our planet, more and more of us are making lifestyle choices to reduce our negative environmental impact and carbon footprint. Understandably, this has led to calls for changes to our diets, including reducing the amount of livestock-derived foods, such as meat, milk and eggs, we consume.However, a new, extensive review of research published today (JUNE1) has found that these foods can make an important difference to nutritional well-being in the first 1,000 days of life, with life-long benefi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Silvia Alonso Tags: Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Environment Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Due Attention to Hypertension
[Ethiopian Herald] Hypertension - also known as high blood pressure - is a key entry point for addressing the growing Non- Communicable Disease (NCD) burden across Africa. Hypertension is associated with an increased risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD).Out of 17 million premature deaths (under the age of 70) due to NCDs in 2015, 37 per cent are caused by CVDs and this is now the number one cause of death worldwide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Project to Improve Sexual Reproductive Health
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - Sexual Reprodu ctive Health and Rights Services, a three-year project that focuses on building resilience through universal access to sexual reproductive health in Somali state, was officially launched last week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 31, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ethiopia:USAID Doubles Health Center in Amhara State
[Addis Fortune] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over the newly constructed Kuni Health Center to the Amhara Regional Health Bureau. For the health centre, the USAID invested 1.3 million dollars obtained from the United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Study gauges impact of dengue virus on Ethiopia
(PLOS) Dengue, a mosquito-borne RNA virus, is one of the most serious and rapidly spreading arboviral diseases in the world. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have provided the first baseline data on the prevalence and risk factors of the virus in Ethiopia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 31, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ethiopia to Get New Euro 40 Million Cardiac Hospital
[The Exchange] Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia's first specialized Cardiac Care Center to address the critical shortage of cardiology services in Ethiopia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Philips and the Governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands Sign Seven-Year Agreement to Build Ethiopia's First Specialized Cardiac Care Center
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia's first specialized Cardiac Care Center to address the critical shortage of cardiology services in Ethiopia. Under the terms of the agreement, valued at approximately 40 million euro, Philips will be responsible for the full turnkey design, construction, equipping and commissioning of the hospital location, as well as staff education and equipment maintenance for five years after completion. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Debilitating childbirth injury takes major toll on women
JIMMA, Ethiopia –After her wedding at age 20 in the Seka District of Ethiopia, Birkisa Aba Nega became pregnant. Then again, and again. Four of the five children she delivered died, and she was left with a debilitating childbirth injury – an obstetric fistula.Pregnancy can be a dangerous time, and for women with ill health, malnutrition or underage pregnancy, the risks are even higher. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Calls for Increase in Funding Adolescent, Youth Health
[Reporter] Ministry of Health has called on donors on Thursday to increase their dedicated funding for adolescent and youth health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Nation Aims to Stamp Out Malaria By 2030
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA-Ministry of Health (MoH) disclosed that Ethiopia has been vigorously working to eliminate malaria epidemic by 2030. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Grant to help sustainable urban development for the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
(University of Texas at Arlington) Now, the city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has signed a five-year, $4 million agreement with UTA's Sahadat Hossain to solve the one major issue for their country -- growing demand for sustainable urban development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mass-drug administration curbs scabies for asylum seekers in the Netherlands
(PLOS) In a new article published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Sofanne J. Ravensbergen of the University of Groningen, and colleagues, found that a scabies intervention program (SIP) was effective in reducing the severity of scabies when introduced to the newly arrived Eritrean and Ethiopian asylum seekers who volunteered to take part in the program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 17, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Toward Off Maternal Mortality From the Nation
[Ethiopian Herald] Giving birth is a woman's natural gift. Every girl could regret missing the chance to be a mom. But in developing countries moms face a lot of challenges while giving birth. Back in the years, out of 100 thousand mothers in the nation, about 1500 of them used to die. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 15, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

We Need a Gender Shift to save Our Girls from the Jaws of Extremism
Boko Haram has killed over 5,000 and displaced more than 300,000 people, according to US-based think tank Council on Foreign Relations. Credit: Stephane Yas / AFPBy Ambassador Amina Mohamed and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, May 14 2018 (IPS)Consider this. Boko Haram, the ISIS-affiliated insurgent group has sent 80 women to their deaths in 2017 alone.The majority of suicide bombers used by terror group Boko Haram to kill innocent victims are women and children, US study reveals. The incident only highlighted a growing trend of young girls joining extremist groups and carrying out violent acts of terrorism globally.In ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ambassador Amina Mohamed and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva Unit Source Type: news

The suffragette spirit
Helen Pankhurst grew up in Ethiopia, as a consequence of her famous grandmother, Sylvia Pankhurst, moving there after campaigning against Italy’s invasion. “After she campaigned on women’s rights, she became more and more of a socialist,” Helen says of her grandmother. “She became interested in a number of causes and she saw the rise of fascism. “Then Italy invaded Ethiopia and there wasn’t much of a ground swell of resistance to it, so she started a newspaper called the New Times and Ethiopia News.” Ethiopia was liberated from Italian rule in 1941, but Sylvia remained invest...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Magazine 2018 Women's Conference international women's day women members Source Type: news

Factors associated with unintentional injury among the paediatric age population in the hospitals of Amhara National Regional State, Ethiopia - Tiruneh BT, Bifftu BB, Anlay DZ, Yismaw YS, Tesfaye E, Dachew BA.
Background Childhood unintentional injuries cause nearly 875,000 deaths each year. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and factors associated with unintentional injury of children presenting to the hospitals of Amhara Regional State, Ethiop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Belt and Road Initiative Vows Green Infrastructure with Connectivity
By Diana G MendozaMANILA, May 8 2018 (IPS)“My son in primary school did not attend a birthday celebration because it was cancelled due to bad air — and we live in Seoul, a great place to live,” said Dr. Frank Rijsberman, director-general of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).He was speaking to delegates of a forum that discussed creating environmental policies while enabling economic and regional cooperation among countries in the Belt and Road route during the 51st annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) that concluded over the weekend.The initiative covers more than 65 countries -- or m...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Diana G Mendoza Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) Green Economy Headl Source Type: news

Ethiopia:USAID Builds Health Center in Amhara State
[Addis Fortune] The United States Agency, which administers civilian foreign aid and development assistance, has inaugurated a health centre constructed for over 40 million Br in the Amhara Regional State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Mining Firm's License Renewal Fuels Protests
[VOA] Demonstrators have taken to the streets in at least a dozen southern Ethiopian towns this week to protest the federal government's renewal of a license for a mining company that they say jeopardizes local residents' health and economic well-being. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

FAO Releases Alarming Report on Soil Pollution
Untreated urban waste is amongst those human activities that contaminate our soils. Credit: Hermes Rivera on UnsplashBy Maged SrourROME, May 4 2018 (IPS)Soil pollution is posing a serious threat to our environment, to our sources of food and ultimately to our health. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) warns that there is still a lack of awareness about the scale and severity of this threat.  FAO released a report titled “Soil Pollution: A Hidden Reality” at the start of a global symposium which has been taking place 2-4 May, 2018 at FAO headquarters, participated by experts a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Conferences Crime & Justice Development & Aid Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & San Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Agency Striving to Improve Medical Facility Supply
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency announced that it is working to provide vital pharmaceutical facilities in collaboration with stakeholders and health institutions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Pharmaceutical Industries for Improved Medical Facility Supply
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian government nurturing pharmaceutical industry to meet local demand. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Local Pharmaceutical Industries Running Under Capacity
[Ethiopian Herald] Country's pharmaceutical manufacturers said to lack capacity in satisfying the increasing national demand and supporting import substitution strategy in this regard as well. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry to Start Providing Vaccination Against Cervical Cancer in October This Year
[ENA] Ethiopia will start providing nationwide vaccination against cervical cancer beginning October 2018, Ministry of Health disclosed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

From Declaration to Action: Improving Immunization in Africa
Inviolate Akinyi, a 46-year-old grandmother, got her granddaughter immunized using a mix of private and public clinics. Credit: Veronique Magnin – Habari Kibra VolunteerBy Joyce NgangaNAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 2018 (IPS)Inviolate Akinyi, a 46-year-old grandmother, is certain that her grand-daughter needs to get all her vaccines for her to grow up healthy and strong. She uses a mix of private and public clinics in Kibera, one of the largest informal settlement in Nairobi, to get the 15-month-old the shots she needs. Mary Awour, mother to two-year-old Vilance Amondi, also believes immunization is important to protect her ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Nganga Tags: Africa Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Raising Guard On Substandard, Counterfeit Drugs
[Ethiopian Herald] A number of researches on coun- terfeit/substandard medicines have stated that the prevalence of such pharmaceutical crime is higher in low income countries. For instance, WHO's new research that has recently gone viral estimates 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low and middle income countries is either substandard or falsified. So what does this mean for Ethiopia? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Expanding Quality Health Care
[Ethiopian Herald] Quality health care is essential for the welbeing of a society (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Climate change mitigation project threatens local ecosystem resilience in Ethiopia
(Stockholm University) To increase forest cover in the Global South in order to mitigate climate change does not always have positive effects, as shown in a new study undertaken by Stockholm University in southern Ethiopia. It can also threaten biodiversity and the survival of unique alpine plants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news