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Scaling up high-impact solutions for Ethiopia's newborn

After convening the 2013 African Leadership for Child Survival A Promise Renewed, a regional forum that called for greater accountability for Africa’s mothers and children, the Government of Ethiopia is leading by example. 157 more words

Health

Despite dramatic progress on child survival, 1 million children die during their first day of life from mostly preventable causes

Analysis points to health system failures at critical time around birth as a significant contributing factor to these needless deaths

New York, 16 September 2014… 974 more words

Ethiopia

What a week

This time 8 days ago, I was sitting in Addis Ababa airport, munching on some food, waiting for the flight home. Now, sitting here in bed, that world already seems like light years ago. 950 more words

Ethiopia Sidamo Layo Teraga Organic

Clean cup with subtle acidity, green tea notes, medium body.

Our newest Ethiopian coffee is called Layo Teraga. And again it’s a coffee brought to us by Oromia. 199 more words

ETHIOPIA

just another day in paradise…i mean...Addis!

I’m often asked what’s a normal day in Addis like? And to be honest, it feels like an oxymoron to put the word ‘normal’ and the word ‘Addis’ in the same sentence. 1,122 more words

Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, Danish diplomats observe progress in child protection

The Danish Government has been providing support to the Justice for Children programme, through UNICEF Ethiopia, since June 2007. On June 20, 2014, the Danish Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr Stephan Schønemann, and the Deputy Head of Mission, Mrs Lotte Machon, visited Adama to gain an insight into the Child Protection services provided to women and children. 1,634 more words

Child Protection

Making Shebelle river clean and safe a priority

By Frehiwot Yilma

SOMALI REGION– Yahas Jamal is a village located 20 kilometres from the town of Gode, its residents live along the banks of Shebelle River. 821 more words

Ethiopia