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EPHA Conducts Performance Review and Planning Meeting


The Ethiopian Public Health Association /EPHA/ conducted performance review and planning meeting from Dec. 24 -25, 2015 at Global hotel, Addis Ababa.
The meeting was opened by the welcoming speech of Dr. Alemayehu Mekonnen, Executive Director of EPHA, who explained the significance of reviewing the performance of both project and non-project activities.

In his remarks, Dr. Alemayehu highlighted the importance of working together in drawing up the annual plan of the Association as well.

Ato Semegnew Mengestu, Deputy Executive Director of EPHA, on his part pointed out the need to discuss and review the achievements as per the plan; identify the strengths, limitations and challenges.

Ato Semegnew also stated that the meeting aimed at sharing experiences and making some brainstorming towards the development of the 2016 annual plan.

He further acknowledged the U.S Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Packard and others who provided technical and financial support for the Association. He also extended his sincere thanks to FMoH, all EPHA secretariat staff and chapter offices for creating conducive environment to the EPHA performance and their best achievements respectively.

During the course of the two-day performance review and planning meeting, the various departments and units of the EPHA’s secretariat presented their 9 months’ performance and annual plan for 2016.

Participants thoroughly discussed on the achievements and the annual plan. It was also enriched with discussions and comments, which will be incorporated before the plan is finalized.

Secretariat staff and partners of the EPHA representatives from Packard Foundation and EPHLA, various Universities, and chapter focal persons attended the two days long performance review and planning meeting.