Global Financing Facility Launched with Billions Already Mobilized to End Maternal and Child Mortality by 2030

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 13, 2015—The United Nations, the World Bank Group, and the Governments of Canada, Norway and the United States joined country and global health leaders today to launch the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in support of Every Woman Every Child, and announced that $12 billion in domestic and international, private and public funding has already been aligned to country-led five-year investment plans for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health in the four GFF front-runner countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.

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"Midwifery is a respected profession. I never tell myself that there is no other grade but A."

 

"Midwifery is a respected profession. I never tell myself that there is no other grade but A," Gold Medalist Tarekegn Tumebo of a Midwifery graduate from Arba Minch University told Ethiopian Herald Newspaper when asked about the secret behind his success.

Source-Ethiopian Herald Newspaper

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Ethiopia achieves its health goals in GTP, MDG: Ministry of Health

 

 

Ministry of Health  says Ethiopia has achieved the health goals both in the Growth and Transformation Plan as well as in the Millennium Development Goals (GDP).In his exclusive interview with WIC, Minister Dr. Kesete Birhan said that the country succeeded in reducing maternal and child mortality, HIV transmission, malaria and TB.

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