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EPHA Recognizes Individuals and Institutions

During the 27th Annual Conference and General Assembly meeting, three distinguished public health professionals and two institutions were recognized for their remarkable contributions to the development of public health in Ethiopia. The recognition was given in four different categories namely; 1) Life service years in public health, 2) Senior public health researchers award 3) Young public health researcher’s award and 4) Institutional award.

Dr. Asfaw Desta, Dr. Abera Kumie and Dr. Belay Tessema received gold medal and certificate of recognition in the first three categories, respectively, while the Organization for Women and Children Development in Ethiopia (ODaCE) and Menschen fur Menschen (MfM) received the Institutional Award. All of the awardees received certificates of recognition from the guest of honor, His Excellency, Professor Afework Kassu, State Minster of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Dr Mahlet Kifle, representative of the Minister of Health and Director General of the Minister's Office.