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April 10, 2014
Engidu Legesse, the general manager of Guts Agro Industry at the launch of the company’s new nutritious shiro product.
Engidu Legesse, the general manager of Guts Agro Industry at the launch of the company’s new nutritious shiro product using chickpea. Developing the chickpea value chain is an important goal of USAID’s Agribusiness Market Development activity.
USAID Ethiopia Mission Director addresses leaders from across Africa.
January 18, 2013

It is an honor for me to present closing remarks on behalf of the United States Government and the American people.

USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Global Health Wade Warren addresses African leaders at the child survival conference.
January 16, 2013

From January 16-18, 2013, ahead of the African Union summit, the Government of Ethiopia convened a meeting of African Ministers of Health and global experts aimed at accelerating reductions in preventable child deaths through sharper national plans and improved monitoring and evaluation.

January 15, 2013

Since 1990, the number of child deaths in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped by 39%. Many African countries are within reach of the 2015 millennium development goal to reduce the under-five mortality rate by two thirds. Yet even with the availability of proven, inexpensive, high-impact interventions for maternal, newborn, and child health, their adoption is slow and high rates of childhood illness and death persist in a number of countries.

January 9, 2013

Since 1990, the number of child deaths in sub-Saharan Africa has dropped by 39%. Many African countries are within reach of the 2015 millennium development goal to reduce the under-five mortality rate by two thirds. Yet even with the availability of proven, inexpensive, high-impact interventions for maternal, newborn, and child health, their adoption is slow and high rates of childhood illness and death persist in a number of countries. In sub-Saharan Africa 1 in 8 children die before they reach their fifth birthday.

Ambassador Booth presents a mosquito net to Minister Kesetebirhan
December 19, 2012

Addis Ababa: Today, a five-year, $100 million grant agreement was signed by the Ministry of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and UNICEF, at the premises of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH).  H.E. Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, Minister of Health, H.E. Donald E. Booth, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Dr. Peter Salama, UNICEF Representative to Ethiopia, signed the new agreement to redouble efforts to prevent and control malaria in Ethiopia, notably in the most affected Oromia region.

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