Ethiopia crisis

Protecting devotion from cholera in pilgrimage sites in Ethiopia

The pilgrims come in droves. They come by foot, by vehicle and by air to the many churches and monasteries scattered around the once ancient Christian kingdom of Ethiopia. They seek piety in their communing, but it is in the very density of their shared pilgrimage that dangerous diseases like cholera tend to thrive.

Ethiopia sets new standards for the management of acute malnutrition

25 June 2019 Addis Ababa | Every month over 25 000 children with severe acute malnutrition are admitted to hospitals across Ethiopia. If not identified early and treated properly, these children could die. Survivors are more likely to perform poorly in school and, once grown up, girls are more likely to suffer from complications during childbirth.

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As internally displaced persons reach nearly 1 million in Ethiopia, WHO reinforces medical supplies

8 April 2019 Addis Ababa – The World Health Organization (WHO) in Ethiopia has dispatched experts and medical supplies in response to the needs of the internally displaced persons in the Gedeo and West Guji zones in Oromia Region and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR).




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