The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the development arm of America’s Department of State has completed its seven-year-long strengthening of Human Resources for Healthcare projects in Ethiopia.
The Amhara Regional State inaugurated a brand new Oxygen Center in Bahir Dar on April 4, 2019, in the presence of a slew of delegates, including president Sahle-Work Zewde and Amir Aman (MD), the Minister of Health.
Novartis, one of the global medicine manufacturers, said that it will supply 1.8 million packs of medicines costing USD 1.8 million to treat patients of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Ethiopia through its social business platform.
The Anglo-Dutch multinational, Unilever Global, is set to start manufacturing its signature toothpaste product “Signal” within Ethiopia, no longer importing its products from aboard. The expansion is to take place within its facility inside the Eastern Industrial Zone, The Reporter has learnt.
Ethiopia’s biggest partner in development, the United States government, through its Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with the funding from the George W. Bush era legacy project,“the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR),”has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art outpatient department within the Shashemene Referral Hospital.
Frustrated by the lack of response from the Addis Ababa City Health Bureau regarding the fate of two general hospitals with their supposed construction due to be begin this year,the Federal Public Procurement Office has decided to cancel the international tenders to build the hospitals, The Reporter has learnt.
A new statistics released during the gathering of the African Union summit this week has indicated an improvement of Ethiopia’s effort in tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), known as the “disease of poverty” in the country. However, the same report highlights the need to do more to eradicate the disease which is affecting millions of people.
The Nigerian business mogul and billionaire, Aliko Dangote, is considering stretching his philanthropic foundation to Ethiopia in order to reach vulnerable communities with the likes of health, education and nutritional supports.
Nigerian business mogul Aliko Dangote, through his foundation, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, today launched an African health coalition together with more than 10 companies joining the African Business Coalition on Health፡ "ABCHealth".