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U.S. Embassy Hosts Africa English Language Fellows Midyear Conference & 50th Anniversary Celebration

The U.S. Embassy hosted the annual Africa English Language Fellows Midyear Conference that also marked the 50th Anniversary of English Language Fellow program from February 20 – 21, 2019.  The conference brought together more than 20 English Language Fellows serving in 13 African countries – Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches Annual Video Competition

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced the theme of its annual video competition: “I Stand for Peace”.   The Embassy invites all current and aspiring filmmakers to create videos up to three minutes in length to depict why they stand for peace; why peace is important; and how peace can be achieved.  ...
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U.S. Hands Over $4 Million in New Medical Equipment and Medicines for Developing Regions

The United States handed over more than USD $4 million (approximately 115 million ETB) worth of new medical equipment and medicines to the Ministry of Health for use in hospitals and health centers in the regional states of Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella, and Somali. The equipment was provided by the United States Agency for International Development ...
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U.S. Investing $40 Million to Support Goal of Universal Health Coverage in Ethiopia

Today the United States launched a new, five-year USD $40 million Health Financing Improvement Program to invest in expanding Ethiopia’s capacity to provide quality affordable healthcare to citizens across the country. Under the new program, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will work with the Ministry of Health to strengthen policy and financing reforms ...
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U.S. CDC Prepares Monitoring and Evaluation Officers to Achieve Epidemic control in Ethiopia

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) organized a week-long capacity building training for 31 senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officers from regional health bureaus around the country on February 4-8, 2019 in Addis Ababa.  This training invested in the capacity of regional Monitoring and Evaluation leaders to more effectively monitor public health programs, collect reliable data, and identify areas for improvement. The 2015 strategy for the United ...
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