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EPHA presents progress of Packard-funded RH/FP project


The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) has presented the achievements registered in carrying out the project that focuses on Reproductive Health (RH) and Family Planning (FP) on grantees meeting organized by the Divide and Lucile Packard Foundation in Addis Ababa Hilton Hotel from 23-25, February, 2015.  

The progress of the project entitled “Expanding Long Acting Family Planning in Ethiopia” was presented at the meeting by Ato Tesfa Demelw, Director of Research, Training and Publications Department with EPHA.

20 LSI Trainees Graduated

Twenty health professionals trained for six months in Leadership in Strategic Information (LSI) by the Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) in collaboration with the University of Gondar were graduated on March 14, 2015 in Gondar town.
The trainees were recruited from health facilities and professional associations in Amhara, Benshangul Gumuz, and Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional States.  During the graduation ceremony, which was held in Qara hotel, the trainees presented and defended their research findings in three concurrent sessions.  

LSI trainees of the 13th cohort

Speaking at the graduation ceremony, Dr. Abebaw Gebeyehu, Institute of Public Health Director with the University of Gondar, noted that the fundamental aim of the training is to equip trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills of making evidence-based decisions in their day-to-day health related activities.  

EPHA to hold 26th Annual Conference in Bahir Dar

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) will convene its 26th Annual Meeting and Conference at the Amhara Regional State Council Hall in Bahir Dar town from February 26-28, 2015.

The main theme of this year’s conference is “Health System and Sustainable Development: Health System Visioning 2035.  A total of 148 oral and 254 poster presentations will be delivered at the conference, which is to be organized in collaboration with Bahir Dar University and Amhara Regional Health Bureau.

The pre-conference session and the official opening ceremony will be held on February 25, 2015. More than 1,000 members of the Association, researchers from various disciplines and invited guests are expected to attend the Conference.

EPHA’s 26th Annual Conference Onward

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) in collaboration with Bahir Dar University and Amhara Regional Health Bureau will organize the 26th Annual Meeting and Conference from February 26-28, 2015 in Bahir Dar town.

The main theme of this year’s conference is: Health System and Sustainable Development: Health System Visioning 2035.  Under the main theme there are four sub-themes for discussions. So far, over 200 scientific abstracts have been collected and reviewed.

Nearly 1000 participants from various disciplines are expected to attend this conference and discuss on public health issues.

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