Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

General Assembly, by Secret Ballot, Elects 15 Member States to Serve Three-Year Terms on Human Rights Council

The General Assembly today elected, by secret ballot, 15 States to serve on the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for the promotion and protection of all human …

AU Denounces Horrendous Mogadishu Attack

Addis Ababa, Chairperson of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat has condemned in the strongest terms Saturday's attack that killed at least 276 and wounded over 300 in Somalia.

Mahamat …

Instant Action Needed on Implementing Paris Agreement

Addis Ababa, As the negotiation for the implementation of the Paris Agreement get underway, least developed countries called upon developed countries to instantly act on implementing the agreement.

Negotiators, who …

Ethiopia to Provide Foreign Nationals with Certificate for Vital Events

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has introduced a system that allows foreign nationals acquire certificates for vital events.

The move comes as the vital events registration directive prepared for foreign nationals has …

House Establishes New Standing Committees to Enhance Check and Balance

Addis Ababa, The House of Peoples Representatives has approved the establishment of two new standing committees that would enable it enhance the check and balance mechanism.

The House on its …

Ethiopia Devaluates Currency by 15%

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has devaluated its exchange rate of Birr by 15 percent against international currencies, the National Bank of Ethiopia announced.

Deputy CEO of NBE Yohannes Ayalew said the …

African Defense Officials, Diplomats Receiving Training to Capacitate Skill

Addis Ababa, Defense Attaches and diplomats of African countries are gathered in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia to attend the training aimed to enhance their capacity in their multilateral and …

Ethiopia Launches Campaigns to Meet Global Target for HIV/AIDS

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has launched and reinvigorated HIV/AIDS prevention and control campaigns to meet the 90-90-90 target by 2020.

The 90-90-90 target is a plan to get 90 percent of …

Sixth Committee Speakers Highlight Country Specific Initiatives Illustrating Best Rule of Law Practices in Local, National Settings, as Debate Continues

As the Sixth Committee (Legal) continued its consideration of the report of the Secretary General on strengthening and coordinating United Nations rule of law activities, speakers spotlighted country specific initiatives …

India Pledges to Provide Over 195 USD Loan for Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, India has pledged to provide 195 million USD for expansion of electric power transmission lines and 2 million USD for medicines through its line of credit facilities.

This …