Category Archives: Medicine

Update: 81 killed in violence after death of Ethiopian singer

ADDIS ABABA, Two days of protests have left at least 81 people dead in Ethiopia, a police chief said, after the murder of a popular singer from the country’s largest ethnic group stoked tensions that threaten to derail the country’s

UNODC and GIZ to continue countering trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants in the Horn of Africa

Nairobi (Kenya), he United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) recently signed a funding agreement to the value of EUR 6,5 million for UNODC to continue as implementing partner of the second

Japan gives UNICEF over USD 4 million for its COVID-19 response in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, 29 June 2020: The Government of Japan has provided a new grant aid to Ethiopia, which is worth over USD 4 million, through its partnership with UNICEF Ethiopia as part of its emergency assistance for the fight against

Nation Confirms 5 deaths, 157 new COVID-19 Cases

Addis Ababa  Ethiopia reported 5 deaths and 157 new COVID-19 cases today, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 5,846. In its daily update, Ministry of Health revealed that five patients have died from the virus over the past

Nation Reports 119 new COVID-19 Cases, 4 Fatalities

Addis Ababa June 28/2020(ENA) Ethiopia on Sunday confirmed 119 new coronavirus cases, pushing the total tally in the country to 5,689. In its daily update, Ministry of Health disclosed that 119 people tested positive for COVID-19 out of 3,895 samples

Experts Call for Attention to Mental Health during COVID-19

Addis Ababa : Psychologists have stressed the need to give emphasis on mental health care with the spread of COVID-19 in Ethiopia and causing distress and anxiety. The psychologists recalled that a Policy Brief on the Impact of COVID-19 on

Nation Reports 5 Deaths, 145 new COVID-19 Cases

Addis Ababa : Ethiopia confirmed 5 deaths and 145 new COVID-19 cases today, pushing the total cases identified in the country to 5,570. In its daily update, Ministry of Health also said 327 infected persons have fully recovered from the

Japan Pledges Over 30 Mn USD Food Assistance to COVID-19, Locust Victims

Addis Ababa : Japan has pledged 30.2 million USD food assistance to COVID-19 and locust affected persons in Ethiopia. Japan Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daisuke Matsunaga told ENA that the assistance came after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe had