Category Archives: EU

Health Extension Workers: Key to Reducing Malnutrition in Ethiopia

By Mathew Newsome AMHARA REGION, 3 April 2014- Tena (meaning health in Amharic) Esubalew, 25, and Eneayehu Beyene, 27, are the heroines of Delma kebele as they have become the health confidants of the community. Delma Kebele (sub district), which … Continue reading

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No mother should die while giving life

By Demissew Bizuwerk ADDIS ABABA, 17 April 2014– close to 2 million mothers and new-borns in Ethiopia are to benefit from improved maternal health and new-born care services.  Enhancing Skilled Delivery in Ethiopia (ESDE), a joint initiative between the European … Continue reading

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Butajira’s ideal health facilities give hope to ending maternal and new-born death in Ethiopia

By Wossen Mulatu Butajira, 2 April 2014: Around fifteen journalists from eleven media houses visited Butajira hospital and health center to witness firsthand the facilities for mothers and new-borns there. The media visit was organized by the Federal Ministry of … Continue reading

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MEDIA ADVISORY: High Level Launch of the “Enhancing Skilled Delivery in Ethiopia (ESDE)” project

WHAT: High Level Launch of the “Enhancing Skilled Delivery in Ethiopia (ESDE)” project with a €40.2 million grant by the European Union (EU) to Federal Ministry of Health and UNICEF to improve maternal and new-born health. WHO: Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, … Continue reading

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Media visit to Butajira to demonstrate partnerships

WHAT: Media visit to health facilities to demonstrate the partnership of the Federal Ministry of Health, European Union and UNICEF in maternal and new born health- ahead of the high level launch of European Union’s donation of €40 million for … Continue reading

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Hold your breath… Water and Sanitation is about to go big in Ethiopia

Ethiopia needs more than 18,000 water professionals and technicians to implement the world’s largest sector-wide WASH Programme. Learn why you should be one of them! By Dr. Samuel Godfrey, UNICEF Ethiopia Chief of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Wubalem Asmamaw, … Continue reading

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