🔍 Theme: “*Taking stock of Women’s Health in the Horn of Africa: Healthy Women and Healthy Societies are Two Sides of the same Coin*” 🏥👩‍⚕️

“Empowering women is empowering a nation.” 💬✨

Co-hosted by People to People Inc. (P2P) and The Network of African Diaspora Healthcare Professionals, this event is a must-attend! 🤝

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Let’s unite to break barriers, foster inclusivity, and create change!


TimePresentation (Topic)                  SpeakerAllotted Time
8:00 AM – 8:30AM:  Registration and Breakfast
8:30- 8:40      Welcome                                                                      Enawgaw Mehari, MD P2P Founder & President                 10 Minutes
8:40-8:50       Conference Logistics                                                 Kebede Begna, MD, MSc                10 Minutes
8:50-9:05Opening Remarks                                                       H.E. Dr. Liya Tadesse Minister of Health, FDRE15 minutes
9:05-9:30Keynote: Healthy Women are the Cornerstones of a Healthy SocietySenait Fisseha, MD, JD25 minutes 
Session I: Prioritizing Preventive Services for Women: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure Moderators: Kebede Begna, MD and NURU ABSENO ROBI, MD
9:30-10:00Breast Cancer Screening and Early InterventionBethelhem Gelaw, MD30 minutes
10:00-10:30Cervical Cancer Screening and PreventionWondimu Gudu Jeldu, MD30 Minutes
10:30-11:00Coffee/Tea Break30 minutes
11:00-11:30Obstetric Fistulae: Is the End in Sight?Rahel Nardos, MD, MSc30 minutes
11:30-12:00Infertility: The Landscape in Ethiopia Feruz Surur, MD                              30 minutes
12:00 -12:30Q&A/Panel Discussion                    All Speakers                                     30 minutes
12:30-13:30Lunch Break60 minutes
Session II: Medicine & Health Care during peace and conflict   Moderator: Demissie Alemayehu, PhD 
13:30-13:40Introduction: Health care impacts of conflict, role of the diaposra Demisse Alemyehu, PhD10 minutes
13:40-14:00War Inflicted Gender-Based Trauma & Mental Health; An Expert’s PerspectiveYonas Geda, MD, MSc  20 minutes
14:00-14:30Fostering PartnershipsAmbassador Nora Dempsey. US Department of State20 minutes
14:30-14:50Q&A/Panel DiscussionAll Speakers20 minutes
Session III: Triangular Partnership; fostering partnerships and building bridges. Moderator: Anteneh Habte, MD 
14:50-15:10Accreditation of Universities & Medical Schools in Ethiopia; Status UpdateLekidelu Taddesse-Heath, MD20 minutes
15:10-15:30Examplery works of the diaspora (walking the talk)Prof. Tilahun Yilma20 minutes
15:30-16:00Q&A/Panel DiscussionAll Speakers30 minutes
16:00-16:30   Coffee/Tea Break30 minutes
Session IV: P2P 2023 Honorees Award Presentation Moderator: Ahmed Moen, PhD 16:30-17:00
 Rising Star                                                   Dr. Petros Wolde-Giorgis
 Community Service AwardProf. Panos Hatziandreas
 Lifetime AchievementProf. Tilahun Yilma
 Congressional MedalDr. Abera Molla
 Posthumous AwardDr. Adey Tsegaye Gebremedhin
 Leaders in Science & TechnologyProfessor Sossina Haile
17:00- 18:00 P2P Board Meeting