Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ethiopia as a model for health care leadership

By: Michael Greenwood, Biz Community Despite extensive poverty and limited resources, Ethiopia has made impressive strides in improving its health care system and can serve as a model for other …

Ethiopia Recruits Health Army to Combat Child Mortality, Malnutrition

Peter Heinlein, VOA  | Addis Ababa Ethiopia is organizing what it calls a Health Development Army aimed at lowering child mortality rates and improving the quality of care in rural …

Ethiopian child mortality, malnutrition rates drop

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has more than halved its child mortality rates since 1990 through campaigns to increase the number of health workers and clinics throughout …

Firehiwot Dado wins women’s New York City Marathon

BY STEFAN BONDY NEW YORK DAILY NEWS In a race dedicated to nine-time winner and recent cancer victim Grete Waitz — a Norwegian who often ran away from her opposition …

Rastafarians in Ethiopia

By Megan Verlee Rastafarian artist Bandi Payne leads visitors through the jungle-like garden that surrounds his house in Shashamane, pointing out the many trees he’s planted in his two decades …