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Ethio Lease supplies medical equipment Alatyon Hospital – etbaba.com

Ethio Lease, Ethiopia’s first privately-held and foreign-owned equipment leasing company handed over a state-of-the-art CT Scanner to Alatyon Hospital in Hawassa as part of its initiative to provide diagnostic equipment to the healthcare sector. Medical imaging is crucial at all major levels of health care. Effective, safe, and high-quality imaging equipment is important for medical […]

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1,131 COVID-19 patients in Ethiopia recover in 24 hours – etbaba.com

In the last 24 hours 1,131 Ethiopians have recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) while the country reported 468 new cases. The daily report of the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia shows that so far a total of 111,870 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Ethiopia. Five patients have lost their lives increasing the total number of […]

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UN agency donates vehicles supporting COVID19 response in Ethiopia – etbaba.com

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) today donated vehicles to support COVID19 response in Ethiopia. “We are gathered here today to extend our hand of solidarity in response to an appeal by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) for support in their COVID-19 response activities,” said Carlos Haddad who heads the Division of […]

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Congo declares end of Ebola in northwestern province – etbaba.com

Today, the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an end to the epidemic of Ebola in Northwestern Équateur Province, which began on June 1, 2020. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) congratulates the Government of the DRC, its international and local partners, and the Congolese people for having stopped two outbreaks […]

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COVID-19 challenge, opportunity in Addis Ababa – etbaba.com

Mekonnen Teshome and Tesfaye Abate – Ethiopia has long struggled with access to clean water. But the spotlight that COVID-19 has shone on the sanitation and hygiene sector in Addis Ababa, the 133-year-old capital city, has presented an opportunity to place sanitation and hygiene at the center of strategies to protect people’s health. Bekele Balcha, […]

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Ethiopia celebrates Global Handwashing Day – etbaba.com

Today, Global Handwashing Day is celebrated in Ethiopia with the theme “I wash my hands properly to save lives,” which aligns with the recently launched global initiative led by WHO and UNICEF – Hand Hygiene for All. The campaign calls for of the whole community to scale up hand hygiene practices through increased political leadership, […]

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Team Europe supports Africa’s COVID-19 response – etbaba.com

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), through the African Union, today received the third and last batch of 1.4 million COVID-19 test kits donated by the Government of Germany. The kits were delivered through a European Union (EU) Humanitarian Air Bridge flight as part of the EU’s global response to the […]

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Ethiopian agency spent $450 million on medicines – etbaba.com

Ethiopian Pharmaceuticals Supply Agency (EPSA), the state agency in charge distributing medicines and medical equipment to state health centers, said it has spent 16.5 billion Birr (about $450 million) last year concluded July 7, 2020. This is indicated today by the Director General of Agency Dr. Abdulkadir Gelgello, during a meeting with the employees of […]

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WHO to investigate sexual exploitation in DRC – etbaba.com

The World Health Organization (WHO) to investigate allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse in Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The World Health Organization, leadership and staff, are outraged by recent reports of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse in the context of the Ebola response in DRC, WHO said in its […]

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