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Ethiopia used chemicals to kill locusts. Billions of honeybees disappeared

Ethiopia used chemicals to kill locusts. Billions of honeybees disappeared

by Malavika Vyawahare on 1 May 2023 Kenya and Ethiopia sprayed millions of hectares of cropland and pastures with chemical pesticides in response to massive locust swarms that emerged between 2019 and 2021. In Ethiopia, around 76 billion honeybees died or abandoned their hives during this period, a new study estimates, arguing that chemical spraying was most […]

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Republic of Tanzania declares Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) Outbreak

Republic of Tanzania declares Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) Outbreak

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 22 March 2023: On 21 March 2023, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Republic of Tanzania declared an outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD) in Bukoba district, Kagera region, north western Tanzania. Cumulatively, eight confirmed cases and five deaths, including a health care worker have been reported (case fatality rate: 63%), while three

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New Building Stands as Symbol of Dignity and Hope For Persons Affected by Leprosy in Ethiopia

New Building Stands as Symbol of Dignity and Hope For Persons Affected by Leprosy in Ethiopia

TOKYO, Sept. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sasakawa Health Foundation has funded the construction of a building in Addis Ababa for the Ethiopian National Association of Persons Affected by Leprosy (ENAPAL). The building, which ENAPAL plans to use as its headquarters in future, will enable the organization to operate on an independent footing and stand as a symbol of dignity

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Monkeypox vs Chickenpox: Know the key differences between symptoms by doctors

Monkeypox vs Chickenpox: Know the key differences between symptoms by doctors

Science/Mint In a couple of instances reported recently, suspected cases of monkeypox turned out to be chickenpox (AFP) As per the doctors, Monkeypox usually starts with fever, malaise, headache, sometimes sore throat and cough, and lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes) Monkeypox, a new kind of viral disease, has undoubtedly created tensions across the world. While the

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Health policy options that focus on efforts to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impact of decentralized health system governance

Health policy options that focus on efforts to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impact of decentralized health system governance

Yohannes Mekuria   Department of Medicine, Adama General Hospital and Medical College INTRODUCTION Decentralization is the transfer of authority or the distribution of public planning, management, and decision-making from the national to sub-national levels(1). The concept “decentralization” refers to a wide range of power transfer structures and accountability mechanisms. Policies range from transferring limited powers

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What is Monkeypox? What to Know About Symptoms, the Smallpox Vaccine and More

What is Monkeypox? What to Know About Symptoms, the Smallpox Vaccine and More

Jessica Rendall May 24, 2022  Monkeypox isn’t new, but a growing number of cases in countries that don’t normally report the disease is cause for caution (not panic), officials say. Four new cases of the monkeypox in the US are under investigation, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday at a media briefing.

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Development, approaches, and functions of public health in Ethiopia

Development, approaches, and functions of public health in Ethiopia

Yohannes Mekuria Ethiopia had limited knowledge of current health care procedures before the end of the nineteenth century. People were reliant on natural resources, and the ancient health care system used a variety of traditional procedures and herbal medicines across the country. Following the arrival of Christian missionaries and the sciences of the medical revolution, Ethiopians began receiving

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Health Care and Restorative Justice

Health Care and Restorative Justice

By Zergabachew Asfaw M.D, FACP On January 7, 2022, Ethiopian Christmas holiday, several political prisoners were released and following this phenomenon the Ethiopian attorney general, Dr Gedeon spoke about the need for restorative justice in this nation.  This made me think of the absolute necessity for restoring health in communities that were destroyed due to

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EU-IGAD COVID-19 Response programme marks fifteen months of implementation at Project Steering Committee Meeting

EU-IGAD COVID-19 Response programme marks fifteen months of implementation at Project Steering Committee Meeting

Press Release For immediate release: 23rd November, 2021 The EU-IGAD COVID-19 Response programme hosted its 4th Project Steering Committee meeting in Djibouti, from 23rd to 24th November, 2021, with senior representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Djibouti, Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), UNOPS, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) and government

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Ethiopia: One dead, 58 in severe conditions as a result of a Cholera outbreak

Ethiopia: One dead, 58 in severe conditions as a result of a Cholera outbreak

By Getahun Tsegaye /September 24/2021 Gemechu Shumi, Oromia Public Health Institute Emergency Management Directorate Director, confirmed to Addis Standard that high numbers of cholera cases have been recorded in the Dallo Manna woreda of Bale zone. He told Addis Standard that laboratory samples were taken and the possibility of an outbreak is confirmed. He explained

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Training and upskilling Ethiopia’s female physicians will promote gender equity and improve care

Training and upskilling Ethiopia’s female physicians will promote gender equity and improve care

The BMJ’s international community September 10, 2021 Ethiopia, which is one of the most populous countries in the world, has one of the most acute shortages of physicians in sub-Saharan Africa. Across the country the number of female doctors remains shockingly low due to gender based obstacles. Increasing female leadership in healthcare is a vital

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