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Huawei expands support

Huawei Technologies is expanding its support to Ethiopia to aid in the country’s capability to fight the COVID-19 with a slew of medical donations and technological support.

CDC partners EPHI to build capacity

CDC Ethiopia is helping Ethiopia build its capacity to support laboratories and health facilities as it faces the challenges of the COVID–19 pandemic. This comes as the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) and CDC lab experts are conducting a COVID-19 lab tests locally, surpassing the need to send samples to South Africa for basic testing.

Ambassador denounces masking detractors

Ethiopia’s ambassador to the US, Fetsum Arega, called for various players to stop discouraging the general public from wearing masks on the grounds of supply shortage and other reasons. The ambassador said so during a webinar organized by People to People on May 16, 2020, in collaboration with multiple stakeholders including the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, Ohio State University, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) of Ethiopia.

Trust Fund grapples with fractured leadership

In his early days after assuming power two years ago, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), on his tour around North America and Europe, urged the diaspora community to contribute “a dollar a day” in support of alleviating Ethiopia’s socio-economic quagmires.