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EPHA is developing a new project on prevention of injuries in children and youth that provides evidence based information for policy and strategy (29 March 2011, Addis Ababa)


According to the World Health Organization, unintentional injuries were responsible for over 3.9 million deaths and over 138 million disability-adjusted life-years in 2004, with over 90% of those occurring in low- and middle-income countries.  Road crashes are the ninth single biggest cause of death globally killing 1.2 million people annually, WHO revealed. “This could rise to 2.4 million by 2020, with 85% of this increase being in low- and middle-income countries,” WHO estimated.

Population Media Center (PMC) conducted consensus building Workshop on Alcohol, Substance Abuse in relation to HIV/AIDS (4th May 2011) 

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) to manage funds for implanon insertion training in Southern Nations and Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (1, March,2011, AA)


On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) the memorandum of understanding was signed by state minister Dr Kesestebirhan Admasu and on the behalf of the Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) - by Ato Hailegnaw Eshete, Executive Director of the Association.

The Agreement is intended to manage funds for implanon insertion training to be conducted in Southern Nations and Nationalities and Peoples Regional State for 241 health extension supervisors’ and 6624 health extension workers.

EPHA conducted standardization training on the Verbal Autopsy (VA)/ International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) coding of the Demographic and Health Surveillance Sites (DHSS) sites in the country (21 Febuarary 2011,DebreZeit)


During his opening speech Ato Fikrewold Haddis, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer of the Association, remarked that the workshop is designed to standardize the Verbal Autopsy (VA)/ International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) coding of the DSS sites in the country.
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