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As internally displaced persons reach nearly 1 million in Ethiopia, WHO reinforces medical supplies

An estimated 995 559 individuals were displaced by inter-communal clashes across the Gedeo and West Guji zones in February and March

The World Health Organization (WHO) in Ethiopia has dispatched experts and medical supplies in response to the needs of the internally displaced persons in the Gedeo and West Guji zones in Oromia Region and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR). According to official government reports, an estimated 995…

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First official visit of the new WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom to Ethiopia

During his visit, WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom participated in a high-level working dinner organized by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA)

After taking office on 1 July 2017, the new Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom, conducted his first official visit to Ethiopia, on the occasion of the 29th African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government. Dr Tedros Adhanom, WHO DG paid a courtesy call to…

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WHO AWD Surge Team field visit to 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 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…

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Reminder: Press Conference at the closing of the 66th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa (RC66)

The Sixty-sixth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa that is in session at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 19 August 2016 will close on 23 August at 10:00am

The Sixty-sixth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa that is in session at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 19 August 2016 will close on 23 August at 10:00am.     What: As communicated earlier, a Press Conference will take place immediately after the closing…

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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Host the 66th Session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa

The WHO Regional Committee for Africa is the Governing Body of WHO in the African Region comprising Health Ministers from 47 African countries

The Sixty-sixth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 19 to 23 August 2016. This annual meeting of the RC will be attended by higher officials from WHO and government of Ethiopia, health ministers and delegates from Africa region, senior WHO…

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Fifteen African Countries and Partners Take stock of Progress Made in Access to Medicines ‘Good Results Require Sustained Efforts’ | 29 June 2016

The European Union (EU), the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) this week meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to take stock of progress made by a joint four year programme to improve access to quality medicines in 15 Sub-Saharan African countries .…