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A hotline center operator explains to USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Dennis Weller the process for answering calls and providin
June 30, 2016

USAID and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs joined the Ministry of Health today to transition critical components of USAID’s Health Communication Capacity Collaborative project to the Government of Ethiopia. Led by Johns Hopkins, project activities included the National Wegen HIV/AIDS hotline, the AIDS Resource Library, popular radio programs about HIV prevention, and social behavioral change communication training for the Ministry of Health.

A HEAL TB-trained laboratory technician at the Lich Health Center in the Amhara Region examines a slide with sputum smear. The s
June 28, 2016

The U.S. Government, through the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health and implementing partners KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and the World Health Organization (WHO), today celebrated the transition from the HEAL-TB activity to Challenge TB.

May 31, 2016

The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources joined the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) today to launch Phase IV of the USAID/MASHAV/Ethiopia Joint Cooperation Project in Smallholder Horticulture. By building a stronger, more productive commercial horticulture sector, the Smallholder Horticulture Project aims to increase smallholder incomes and foreign currency earnings while making these nutritious crops more available to Ethiopian consumers.

An architect's rendition of the new blood center.
May 4, 2016

Ethiopian Minister of Health Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu and USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Dennis Weller led a groundbreaking ceremony today to kick off construction for the National Blood Transfusion Service Center. The new center will provide the Ministry of Health with additional capacity to receive donations, screen and process blood products, and distribute life-saving products to serve approximately 26 million Ethiopians.

USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Dennis Weller and State Minister Kebede Gerba observe the process for making the fluoride filter
April 14, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Ethiopia Dennis Weller, together with His Excellency Kebede Gerba, the state minister of the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, launched a new fluoride filter manufacturing facility today. Developed as a result of USAID’s grant to the Oromo Self Help Organization, the investment will help mitigate fluorosis in the Ethiopian Rift Valley through innovative fluoride reduction products and services.

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