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EPHA Conducts Planning Meeting

Staff members and partners of the Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) gathered at Aphrodite hotel on 22 May, 2015 to review and discuss the annual plan of the Association for the period spanning from April 1, 2015- March 31, 2016.

The meeting was opened by the welcoming speech of Ato Semegnew Mengistu, Deputy Executive Director of EPHA, who explained the objectives and importance of the planning meeting.

In his remarks, Ato Semegnew underlined the need to develop and implement a comprehensive, participatory and achievable plan, which would help to attain the vision and goals of EPHA.

 During the course of the day-long planning meeting, the various departments and units of the Association presented their annual plan for the stated period.

The annual plan was further enriched with follow up discussions and comments, which will be incorporated before the plan is finalized and put into practice. 

Representatives from the U.S Center for Diseases Control (CDC), Packard Foundation and various universities attended the planning meeting, which was wrapped up with the closing remarks of Professor Yigzaw Kebede from Gondar University.