ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – People to People conducted a successful conference titled “Triangular Partnership for Quality Medical Education, Resource Preservation and Rehabilitation” on April 5, 2023. The event was held at the InterLuxury Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and gathered key stakeholders from the Ministry of Health-Ethiopia and the Consortium of Ethiopian Public Universities and FDRE Education and Training Authority.
The conference aimed to establish a fruitful collaboration between the Ministry of Health-Ethiopia, public universities and People to People for a quality medical education, resource preservation, and rehabilitation. It also provided a platform for experts to share their ideas, experiences and best practices concerning medical education in Ethiopia.
The conference consisted of five panel discussions that were moderated by experts in the medical field. The first panel discussion was about the accreditation of medical schools and universities, moderated by Lekidelu Taddesse, MD. The second discussion revolved around establishing Hematology/Oncology Fellowship in Ethiopia, moderated by Kebede Begna, MD. The third panel discussed the establishment of ECFMG Testing Center in Ethiopia and was moderated by Anteneh Habte, MD. The fourth discussion focused on the triangular partnership and was moderated by Enawgaw Mehari, MD. The final panel discussion, moderated by Abraham Betre, MD, tackled the topic of victims of war and rehabilitation success stories.
Additionally, the conference tackled the GERD lifespan matters for sustainable development, moderated by Gete Zeleke, PhD. Experts in the field shared their views on the need to prioritize the GERD issue, as its resolution is vital for Ethiopia’s development.
The event was a great success and was well-attended by deference stakeholders.