Category Archives: EU

UNICEF and EU save new-born lives in rural Ethiopia

By Efa Workineh, CBNC Project Officer, Save the Children, Ethiopia; Tadesse Bekele, Regional Programme Manager, Save the Children, Ethiopia; Hailemariam Legesse, Health Specialist, UNICEF Ethiopia; Asheber Gaym, Health Specialist, UNICEF Ethiopia   Abuna Gindeberet Woreda is one of the eighteen … Continue reading

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Maternal and New-born supplies handed over to Enhance Skills for Delivery in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, 26 January 2016 – Today, a handover ceremony was held at Kotebe Primary Hospital to deliver essential basic emergency obstetric and new-born care supplies and a full set of anaesthesia and operation theatre equipment as part of the … Continue reading

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Joining hands to finish the race for polio eradication

World Health Organization, UNICEF and Rotary International, on the occasion of World Polio Day 2015, renew their commitment to finish the race for polio eradication and secure a long-lasting legacy for a healthy Ethiopia Addis Ababa, 23 October 2015 – … Continue reading

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A drop to ensure no child is paralysed because of polio – Photo Blog

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Joining hands to ensure polio transmission remains at zero in Ethiopia

AWBARE, Somali region– Ermias Amare and Salah Kedir, health workers in Ethiopia’s Somali region, zip through the arid plains kicking up a trail of dust as they ride their motorcycle to the next settlement where they will be administering polio … Continue reading

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In Ethiopia, a partnership to improve nutrition

By Christine Nesbitt A joint EU-UNICEF programme reaches rural communities in Ethiopia to address undernutrition among mothers and children through monitoring, treatment and guidance. GEMECHIS, Ethiopia, 24 August 2015 – Early in the morning, one-and-a-half-year-old Mikias Asnake laughs as his … Continue reading

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Support from the EU successfully contributes to closure of polio outbreak in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 12 August 2015 – Support from the European Commission’s European Union has successfully contributed to efforts to contain the spread of the wild polio virus in Ethiopia, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced today. “Following a … Continue reading

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