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.
Teruwork Gultie, Abraham Mengistu and Alena Skeels
Developing leaders on surgical teams is a key strategy of the Safe Surgery 2020 Initiative now underway in Ethiopia; the goal is to deliver high-quality surgical services and reduce surgery-related deaths.
Dr. Melkamu Baye Agegenehu, a promising young surgeon at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital in Bahir Dar, recognized the challenges faced by staff at the busy hospital in the Amhara Region of northern Ethiopia. But when his mother became gravely ill, he quickly learned that a lack of supp