Grand Challenges Ethiopia
Promoting health innovations Through Grand Challenges Approach
Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) is the only professional association representing midwives in Ethiopia. The association works to improve maternal and child health outcomes by advocating for the advancement of midwifery services. EMwA promotes midwifery as a career choice, works with government to improve the status of the profession, and provides ongoing training and resources. EMwA is committed to expanding the quality of Ethiopia’s midwifery services by updating the knowledge and skills of its members.
A Special Institutional Award ceremony was conducted at the 26th Annual General Assembly of the Association that was held on 6th of October 2017 under the theme “Communities demanding quality midwifery care” at Getfam Hotel in Addis Ababa,. The award was given to the University of Gondar, college of medicine and health science for the valuable contribution in the development of midwifery education and for the overall significant input for the advancement of midwifery profession in Ethiopia.