2014 Best Midwife Award Winners

 

The winners of the 2014 Best Midwife Award were announced at a ceremony as part of the 23rd Ethiopian Midwives Association General Assembly on 5th December 2014. Dr Amir Aman, State Minister for Health and Sr Aster Teshome, EMwA President, presented each of the winners with a medal in front of the 300 General Assembly participants.

This is the fourth year that EMwA has presented the Best Midwife Awards to recognize and acknowledge the contribution of midwives and motivate midwives across the country to continue to contribute towards the reduction of maternal and child mortality. A total of 67 nominee letters were received and based on the criteria, five candidates were selected as best midwives of the year 2014. 

The awardees were Sr. Adamu Beyene from Tigray region, Sr. Leyila Musa from Afar region, Sr. Alemethaye Wosen from Amhara region, Sr. Konjet Hailemichale from Harar regional state and Sr. Lackech Teshome from Addis Ababa city administration respectively. 

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