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EPHA Forms New Subchapters in Different Regions

The Ethiopian Public Health Association /EPHA/ has formed subchapters from October 25 to November 14, 2015 in different regions.

The newly formed subchapters at zonal and woreda levels include Hawassa, Yirgalem, Aleta Chuko, Yirgachefe, Hageremariam, Yabello, Mega, Moyalle, Wolita Sodo, Arbaminch, Gidolle, Konsso and Jinka.

EPHA Conducts Consultative Workshop

EPHA conducts a consultative workshop to discuss the guideline for the election of General Assembly (GA) representatives, on August 10, 2015 at Monarch Hotel in Addis Ababa.

The discussion was made based on the decision of the GA meeting that was held on the 27th of February 2015 during the 26th annual conference at Bahir Dar.

The workshop was opened by the welcoming speech of Dr Fikreab Kebede, President of the EPHA, who briefly explained core points on the GA representatives election guideline.

Dr. Fikreab Kebede, EPHA President 

EFETP Welcomes 7th Cohort Residents

The Ethiopia Field Epidemiology Training Program (EFETP) has warmly welcomed the 7th cohort of residents at a reception held on November 2, 2015 at the Addis Ababa University’s School of Public Health, Zewditu campus. 

A round introduction of the new residents, program coordinators and representatives was made by Dr. Adamu Addissie, academic coordinator for the EFETP from Addis Ababa University. 

Representatives of SPH-AAU, FMoH, CDC-Ethiopia and EPHA have also delivered opening remarks.

In his opening Speech, Dr. Wakgari Deressa, Dean of School of Public Health (SPH), welcomed the residents and spoke at length about the two-year postgraduate program.

EPHA Conducts Health Research Methods and Ethics Training

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) conducted Health Research Methods and Ethics Training from October 12-21, 2015 at Bahir Dar town.

Ato Semegnew Mengistu, Deputy Executive Director of EPHA, warmly welcomed the participants. The training was then officially opened by Ato Wondimu Gebeyehu, head of Regional Health Research and Laboratory at the Amhara Region Health Bureau, Bahir Dar.

In his keynote address, Ato Semegnew Mengistu stressed that EPHA, as part of its project activity, is committed to stimulate scientific research in the country. To this end, EPHA has contributed a lot in building capacities and competencies of its professional members. It has also actively participated in the development of curricula and guidelines for the entire nation.

Ato Semegnew Mengistu Deputy Executive Director of EPHA

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