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People to People received a Gold Category Outstanding Community Award

People to People received a Gold Category Outstanding Community Award from Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia president Her Excellency Sahlework Zewdie for its dedication in improving Health and Education systems in Ethiopia and Humanitarian assistance to conflict affected people on a first edition recognition program held on 26th of January 2023. In this first of its kind recognition …

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The PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE U.S.A (P2P) organized the brightest handover ceremony of the Wurgessa primary school rebuilding project on December 31, 2022, at the Wurgessa primary school compound. 

Guest of honor, Abune Earmias, archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church North Wollo Zone Diocese and an honorary doctor, and Dr. Negussu Legesse, Chief Executive Director of the Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Association (CCRDA), attended the ceremony.  The P2P Ethiopia staff, school community, Woreda Administration, Education Department Head, and heads of different faiths …

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P2P Education Mission Academic Materials Support To Kelewan And Rekrek Primary School Pupils In Afar Region

PEOPLE TO PEOPLE U.S.A Education Mission, in collaboration with St. Tekle Haimanot Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Ottawa, Canada, has provided academic materials to pupils at Kelewan and Rekrek primary schools in the Afar region who are in need due to the recent catastrophic war damage in northern Ethiopia. PEOPLE TO PEOPLE U.S.A has provided: …

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P2P Medical Equipment support to Dessie Comprehensive Hospital

PEOPLE TO PEOPLE U.S.A in collaboration with HealthCare Alliance provided Medical Equipment support to Dessie Comprehensive Hospital on 17th of October 2022. Medical equipment supplied to the Hospital was Bone Drill with backup battery CANNULATED, Pneumatic Tourniquet, External fixator Set, and Wound plaster. Dr. Haimanot, head of Dessie Hospital, has received donations.

Dr. Electron Kebebew

In the Spotlight Section of this issue, we present the profile of none other than Dr. Electron Kebebew. He is an accomplished clinician and medical researcher of the first caliber. We were hoping to carry a full email interview on his illustrious career. However, despite repeated attempts on our part, and due to his busy …

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Digitizing patient data- some perspectives and recommendations for Ethiopia

Mulugeta Gebregziabher, PhD Professor and Vice Chair Department of Public Health Sciences Medical University of South Carolina E-mail: gebregz@musc.edu Introduction: An electronic medical record (EMR) is the systematized collection of electronically-stored demographics and health information (e.g., medical history, medications, test results, billing data, etc.) on patients in a digital format [1]. EMR systems are designed to store data …

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The health and environmental hazards of “festal” or disposable plastic bags and other disposable plastics in Ethiopia

Abebe Haregewoin, MD, Ph. D. Maryland, USA The scourge of “festal” aka plastic bags in Ethiopia and Africa Thousands of plastic factories all over the world and in Ethiopia are producing tons of plastic bags, which are very popularly and increasingly used by the Ethiopian people for shopping purposes because of its ease, cheap value …

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