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.
Dr. Daniel G/Michael chief of staff, state minister of Health office said at the 26th Annual General Assembly of the Association that was held on 6th of October 2017 with the theme “Communities demanding quality midwifery care” at Getfam Hotel in Addis Ababa, Minister of health is very proud of Ethiopian Midwives Association, because the goal of FMoH has been achieved effectively due to the effort of the association in reduction of maternal and child morbidity and mortality. Midwifery association is the only association that represent midwives in Ethiopia.