USAID, Jhpiego and the Ethiopian Midwifery Association have worked to strengthen the capacity of midwifery teaching institutions and increase the number of graduating students in midwifery by promoting the profession. Without these efforts, the current status of the midwifery professi
The USAID-funded Strengthening Human Resources for Health (HRH) Project has been supporting health sciences universities and colleges in Ethiopia to improve the quality of education for anesthetists and other health providers, including developing faculty skills, strengthening infrast
A team of seven delegates from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) including Ms. Kali Matalon (U.S. Senate Appropriations Foreign Operations Subcommittee (SACFO) Minority Committee Staffer), Ms. Dorothy Rayburn (USAID, Legislative Affairs, Senate Appropriati
Simulation using models and activities that mimic the reality of patient care are an important component of the midwifery education and have been linked to marked improvements in retaining knowledge and skills, and in building confidence in students practicing health providers.
In the years Jock Bol has worked to increase men’s access to a highly effective HIV prevention procedure, he has often been asked a profoundly personal question, “Are you circumcised?” Others inquired if Bol would have his young son undergo medical circumcision, which has been shown t
Melekoza, Ethiopia—Adugna Ayele and her husband Endrias Samuel have buried more children than they have living with them now. Of the six children Adugna delivered at home with the help of a traditional birth attendant, four died within the first month of life.
Health extension workers like Abraha and Girmay are part of the Ethiopian government's flagship National Health Extension Program that is committed to bringing essential health care services to communities throughout the country.