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EPHA Took Part in a Green Legacy Campaign

Members of Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) Executive Board, Advisory Council, General Assembly representative, and EPHA secretariats have involved in planting 200 million seedlings in a single day on 29th of July 2019 in Oromia region West Shoa zone, at Addis Alem city.

As part of his green legacy goal, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed has set an initiative to plant 4 billion trees within 2 years.

Records showed that a total of 353,633,660 tree seedlings had been planted in 12 hours which represents a world record to tackle climate change.

Participants from EPHA said that it is proud to be part of this historic event.

“We will continue our effort to combat the consequences of deforestation and climate change.” They added.

It is recalled that EPHA’s 30th conference main theme was about impacts of climate change on public health; mainly on the challenges of Ethiopia in the 21st century.

EPHA Arranges an Orientation session on CRC Club Formation to Dr. Haddis Alemayehu High School Students.

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) arranged an orientation session to Dr. Haddis Alemayehu high school students on the concept of Compassionate Respectful Caring (CRC) and club formation from 8 to 9 June 2019 in Addis Ababa.
The objective of the orientation is to create an awareness on the value of CRC and to help students in developing a positive attitude towards CRC.


The awareness session was mainly focused on the concepts and principles of CRC, components of CRC and ways of providing compassionate care. This may help students to choose their future carrier in the health system with appropriate mind setup.
The orientation has been organized by CRC team lead, Mr. Yusuf Abdu EPHA member’s affairs and networking acting director and a total of 47 students have been attended.
After the orientation students established CRC club and the members of the club planned to visit The Ethiopian Red Cross Society and Gergesion Geriatrics/ Psychiatric Care Center in the coming two weeks.

Likewise, 45 high school and preparatory school teachers took a similar course on the basic concepts of CRC from 18-21 May 2019 at Global Hotel, Addis Ababa.

CRC health professionals is one of the four transformation agendas set by the Ministry of Health to achieve the Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP). Health professionals, who are compassionate, respectful and caring, consider patients as human beings with complex psychological, social and economic needs and provide person centered caring with empathy.

Call for ICASA 2019 Rwanda
  • As the ICASA 2019 abstract submission deadline fast approaches, the ICASA 2019 Scientific Programme Committee kindly invites you to be one of its prominent reviewers for the 20th edition of the International Conference on AIDS & STIs in Africa (ICASA 2019).
  • Reviewing abstracts is a crucial part of the Scientific Programme of the conference, and your contribution will be much appreciated.
  • As an Abstract Reviewer you will have the chance to experience and contribute to the quality of the scientific content to be presented at the conference.
  • The review process shall address the 5 abstracts categories.
  • Reviewers will evaluate the abstracts using a simple scoring system.
  • If you would like to be part of the prestigious ICASA 2019 abstract reviewers, kindly register via the ICASA 2019 website (www.icasa2019rwanda.org)
  • The ICASA Secretariat requires that prospective abstract reviewers should have an experience of reviewing abstracts for a minimum of 3 conferences.
The deadline for registration is 30th July, 2019.
Register as ICASA 2019 Abstract Reviewers

Kotebe Metropolitan University invites all members of your association for abstract

submission for its 1st International Conference on Modern Urban Life 2019.

Main Theme is: Enhancing Quality of Urban Life through Research, Education and Technology.

The International Conference will be held during 1-2 August 2019 in Addis Ababa. All members of the association are invited to submit abstracts with deadline of 30 April. Submission is online at www.kmu.edu.et

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