Category Archives: Health Protection

UAE Commits Supporting Ethiopia with Medical Supplies to Curb COVID-19 Pandemic

Addis Ababa: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has provided Ethiopia with medical supplies to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic especially on health professionals. According to a press release from UAE embassy in Addis Ababa, United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia are cooperating especially in the health sector in dealing with COVID-19 pandemic with more

New Maternal, Children’s Hospital to Start Next Month

Addis Ababa : The new Maternal and Children’s Hospital being constructed in Addis Ababa at a cost of 400 million Birr will be operational within a month, according to Construction Bureau of the City Administration. Deputy Mayor of the city, Adanech Abeibei has visited the hospital on Saturday that rested on an area of more

Ministry Suggests for Possible Nat’l Elections to Conduct

Addis Ababa:  Health Minister Lia Tadesse told the House of Peoples’ Representative (HPR) that national elections can be conducted amid COVID-19 pandemic. The House is deliberating today its third emergency meeting to hear and discuss the report on the national COVID-19 response from the Ministry of Health. It is to be recalled that due to

Korea Provides 5 Mn USD to Support Ethiopia Ease Impact of COVID-19

Addis  Ababa: Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has contributed 5 million USD to the Government of Ethiopia to promote the efficient response towards the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. KOICA and Ministry of Trade and Industry have virtually signed Memorandum of Understanding on the project for production of personal protective equipment (PPE) to retain jobs

PM Abiy Inaugurates Commercial Factory for Covid-19 Testing Kits

Addis Abeba Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has inaugurated the factory of commercial production of Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) diagnostic testing kits both for domestic and export market. The factory was built in Bolle Lemi industrial park in collaboration with the government of Ethiopia and the Chinese Company, BGI Health Ethiopia with a priority to