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23 Oct 2017 description
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Addis Ababa, October 16, 2017 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched a suite of four activities to address preventable maternal and child deaths in Ethiopia.

These “Transform” activities will support the Government of Ethiopia’s overall efforts to prevent child and maternal deaths. USAID is investing approximately $181 million (USD) in these activities through 2022.

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is also providing support.

27 Jul 2017 description
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In response to the unmet health needs of Afar region, Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia through Access, Service and Knowledge for Women Cancer Project (ASK4WCP) donated 700,000 Birr worth of Doppler Ultrasound, a medical equipment used to screen breast and other internal organs, to Dubti Hospital on 6 July 2017.

19 Jul 2017 description
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Today, The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) celebrated the launch of a partnership with Amref Health Africa that will sustainably improve the health and enable the economic empowerment of more than 500,000 people living in communities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda through improved access to safe water and sanitation as well as economic empowerment through income generating opportunities.

06 Jan 2016 description
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January 5, 2016 Nairobi, Kenya

As the drought and food shortage in parts of Ethiopia continues to worsen, Amref Health Africa is working with communities, all levels of government and partner organizations to identify and address expected public health emergencies. Focused on the Afar Region, one of the hardest hit areas, Amref Health Africa is ramping up a number of key activities to assist with the emergency response, including:

  • Training health workers, community members, and health facility managers to screen children for malnutrition.

24 Mar 2015 description
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World TB Day 2015

Tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest communicable diseases. In 2013, an estimated nine million people developed tuberculosis (TB) and 1.5 million died from the disease, 360,000 of whom were HIV-positive. TB is slowly declining each year and it is estimated that 37 million lives were saved between 2000 and 2013 through effective diagnosis and treatment.

01 Dec 2014 description
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Closing the Gap: Amref Health Africa calls for joint action to reduce maternal deaths related to HIV/AIDS

As the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals approaches, countries are focusing their efforts on meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). MDG 6 calls for global efforts to halt and begin to reverse the HIV/AIDS.