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Ethiopia: Having a Baby Is Hard in Ethiopia – Women Walk a Lot, and Wait a Lot – By Ruth Jackson, Deakin University

Maternal health has made great advances in Ethiopia. In my 10 years conducting research on maternal health, I’ve seen a big push to build more health facilities and to provide… Read more »

Former Ethiopia Hospital CEO Named to Lead Global Center for Women’s Health University of Michigan Health System – By University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – While an Obgyn resident in Ethiopia, Lia Tadesse saw too many women suffer and die simply because they didn’t have access to proper care. She vowed… Read more »

Baby miracle for 56-year-old Ethiopian immigrant – JPost

A 56-year-old Kiryat Malachi woman gave birth at the age of 56 to her first child — a healthy 3.01-kilo baby boy. The new mother came on aliya from Ethiopia… Read more »

Surgeons Act as Ethiopia’s Final Defense Against Blindness – By Kim Lewis

Trachoma is a preventable and treatable eye disease and is the second leading cause of blindness in Ethiopia. In a country of 96 million people, nine million children under nine years… Read more »

Ethiopian health workers arrive in Liberia to help fight Ebola – By Reuters

Scores of Ethiopian health workers arrived in Liberia on Tuesday to bolster the response to an Ebola outbreak that the government says it wants to stamp out before Christmas. The… Read more »

Too crowded to train: the dire state of medical schools in Ethiopia – By M.H. Idriss, M.D.

On a bright monday morning, I was breezing through my routine lecture for a group of medical students spending a few weeks of clinical training in the hospital I work… Read more »


ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day. The country’s health officials said Tuesday… Read more »

Cancer on the rise in Ethiopia: Official – World Bulletin

World Bulletin/News Desk An Ethiopian official said Saturday that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and particularly cancer are alarmingly increasing in Ethiopia. “Earlier NCDs were considered as problems affecting developed countries,” Dr…. Read more »