Breastfeeding during the COVID-19 pandemic

Breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for babies and protects them against illness. Disruption of breastfeeding can lead to a drop in milk supply, refusal by the infant to take the breast, and a decrease in protective immune factors contained in breastmilk. But mothers will be understandably worried and asking themselves whether coronavirus can be passed on through breastmilk and what they can do to protect themselves and their babies.

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የኢትጵያ ሚድዋይፎች ማህበር ለምግብነት የሚውሉ የዛፍ ችግኝ በመትከል “የአረንጓዴ አሻራ” አካሄደ

ለምግብነት የሚውሉ ችግኞችን መትከል ጤናማ ትውልድን ለማፍራት ከማስቻሉም ባለፈ ኢኮኖሚያዊ ጠቀሜታ እንደሚኖራቸው ተገልጿል፡፡  መርሃ ግብሩም “ከኮሮና ቫይረስ እራሳችንን እየጠበቅን የአረንጓዴ አሻራችንን እናሳርፋለን” በሚል መሪ ሃሳብ ተካሂዷል፡፡  ማህበሩ የአረንጓዴ አሻራውን ያሳረፈው “በአራብሳ ጤና ጣቢያ” ቅጥር ግቢ ነው፡፡ በእለቱም እንደ ማንጎ፣ ፓፓያ፣ ዘይቱን እና ሙዝ  ያሉ ለምግብነት የሚውሉ 200 ያህል የአትክልትና ፍራፍሬ ችግኞች ተተክለዋል፡፡ በማህበሩ አስተባባሪነት ከጤና ሚኒስቴር፣ ከአዲስ አበባ ጤና ቢሮ፣ ከማህበሩ አመራርና አባላት እንዲሁም ከአራብሳ ጤና ጣቢያ የተውጣጡ ባለሙያዎች ተሳትፈዋል፡፡

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Ethiopian Midwives Association Validated the State of Ethiopian Midwives 2019 Research

Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) has four strategic directions that guides the strategic plan execution namely; Capacity building; Advocacy and Representation; Partnership and Networking; Research and Publication.  As part of its strategic directions, EMwA has conducted a research entitled with “The State of Ethiopian Midwives 2019” which assess the distribution,

MoH Recommends the Emergency Use of Low Dose Dexamethasone for COVID-19 patients

The Ministry of Health reviewed the study report from the UK about Dexamethasone use for COVID-19 patients. Following a recommendation from our clinical advisory group and Health professionals National advisory council, the FMoH recommends the emergency use of low dose Dexamethasone for COVID-19 patients who require oxygen and/or mechanical ventilation for treatment. The details of this treatment protocol will be made available soon.

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