Ethiopian Physicians Around The Globe Are Merging Their Efforts To Establish A Center Of Excellence Hospital In Ethiopia

By Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 – /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. (“EADG”) and Global Ethiopian Medical Enterprise, Inc. (“GEME”) have agreed to merge their efforts to pursue their common goal to build and establish a center of excellence hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under one entity: EADG. Collectively,...

Cancer patient misdiagnosed, then denied treatment

The daughter of a dying cancer patient is going public about how Ontario hospitals misdiagnosed her mother’s disease — delaying crucial treatment for months — then refused to operate. Her daughter believes they refused because her mom didn’t have health insurance. “I was hurt, because it happened in Canada. It was not something that happens here,” said...

Ethiopia to increase number of hospitals to 800

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (WIC) – Efforts are underway to increase the number of hospitals in the country to 800 to further improve the health service delivery by the end of the GTP period, the Ministry of Health said. Ministry Public Relations Directorate Director, Ahmed Imano, told WIC that efforts are underway to make Ethiopia a medical tourism destination by improving the...

U.S. Government Supports Renovation of Debre Berhan Hospital Laboratory

(L-R) Dr. Amir Aman, Ethiopian State Minister of Health, Donald Booth, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Binalf Andualem, Amhara National Regional State Vice President and Educational Bureau Head cutting the ribbon at the laboratory inauguration ceremony.(Photo: Courtesy of US Embassy, Ethiopia) Press Release Debre Berhan, Ethiopia – The Debre Berhan Hospital Referral Health Laboratory was inaugurated...

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Inaugurates Outpatient Department at Empress Zewditu Memorial Hospital

Ambassador Eric Goosby
Press Release May 24, 2013 (Addis Ababa) – Today, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Ambassador Eric Goosby and the Mayor of Addis Ababa City H.E. Kuma Demeksa inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art outpatient annex at the Empress Zewditu Memorial Hospital.  Distinguished guests included Ethiopian State Minister of Health Dr. Kebede Worku and U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Donald...

Diaspora Doctors to Start Specialized Hospital in Ethiopia

Ethio-American Doctors Group (Photo: ethioamericandoctors.org)
by Marthe Van Der Wolf  Ethio-American Doctors Group (Photo: ethioamericandoctors.org) A group of 150 Ethiopian doctors living abroad are constructing a hospital in their home country that will offer state-of-the-art medical treatment. This new hospital is designed to reduce the number of Ethiopians seeking medical facilities abroad. The Ethio-American Doctors Group, an association...

Swiss cyclists ride 1,300 kms to raise funds for hospital in Ethiopia

Swiss Cyclist Jimma University
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Twenty six self sponsored cyclists from Switzerland raised close to nine million birr to help the Jimma University Trauma Unit, Capital learned. The cyclists rode 1,300 kilo meters from Addis Ababa through Lake Langano, Sodo, Arbaminch, Konso, Jinka and Turmi and back to Arbaminch, Sodo and straight to Jima. “The purpose of the mission is to collect about...

Construction of 50 hospitals underway in Southern Ethiopia

Dilla Hospital
Dilla, Ethiopia – The construction of 50 hospitals is underway in South Ethiopia People State at a cost of more than one billion Birr, the state health bureau said. Speaking at a review meeting held in Dilla town Bureau head Kare Chawicha the facilities would help enhance access of health in the state. The construction of most of the hospitals would be completed and would serve five million people,...