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Partnership Seeks to Strengthen Ethiopian Public Health System

WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a $50 million cooperative agreement to U.S.-based Pathfinder International to fund a five-year program that will make sustainable improvements to key family health services and plan...

Rx for Africa, Inc. to Benefit from New Ethiopian Government Policy on Pharma Industry

Local Production to be Favored ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rx Africa (Ethiopia) PLC, the wholly-owned generic drug manufacturing subsidiary of Rx for Africa, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RXAF), is positioned to benefit greatly from powerful new incentive...

HIV Prevalence In Ethiopian Women Greater Than National Average

Ethiopian Health Minister Dr Kebede Worku has said that there has been a significant jump in HIV/AIDS infection among women in the country. The prevalence rate is 5 percent//. 'Women are vulnerable to the HIV/Aids pandemic due to their low socio-economic status in Ethiopia, on top of their bi...

Rx for Africa, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for Strategic Alliance with Rusan Pharma, Ltd. of India

... form of the World Health Organization (WHO), which is also approved by the ethiopian Ministry of Health and already marketed in some CIS & African countries... and will assist us to start manufacturing their whole list of drugs in our ethiopian facilities. Dr. Navin Saxena, Chairman of Rusan Pharma, Ltd. commented, "R...

'Shattering Myths: Men, Boys, and Mental Health,' the Focus of Eighth Annual Conference Hosted by the Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, May 31

...urrently diagnosed with bipolar depression. Closing remarks will be made by Rabbi Capers Funnye , spiritual leader of Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago. Rabbi Funnye was featured April 5, 2009, in a New York Times Magazine story titled "Obama's Rabbi." ...

D.C. Mayor Fenty, Italian Ambassador Help Announce First-Ever Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure(R)

... director (Annandale, Va.) -- Breast Cancer Network of Strength - A Day for You Iris Verdugo, project director (Metro D.C. region) -- ethiopian Community Development Council - Project AWARE Targeted to African Immigrant Women Allene Wright, project director (Metro D.C. region) ...

HOE Ministries Gives New Hope to Orphans in Ethiopia : Hope For Orphans of Ethiopia Organization to Build Greater Awareness and Solutions to the Soaring Poverty Catastrophe Afflicting Orphaned and Innocent Children in Prison

... reaching out to the impoverished orphan children of Ethiopia. WILTON, Conn. (Business Wire EON) November 20, 2008 -- The ethiopian AIDS pandemic has afflicted this country of approximately 77 million people and has left countless numbers of homeless children living on the streets ...

Ethiopia First Nation to Sign National Health Partnership Compact

...sentatives of the various development partners. The signing ceremony took place Aug. 26, 2008, at the Sheraton Addis Ababa in the presence of senior ethiopian officials from the Ministries of Health, Finance and Economic Development, as well as representatives from the various bilateral and multilateral part...

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev initiates project to eliminate intestinal worms in Ethiopia

...V and tuberculosis, and in coping with these diseases when they are already there. "As head of the largest AIDS center, I dealt with a large number of ethiopian HIV and AIDS patients, and through them became aware of the magnitude of this problem in Ethiopia," he says. The first stage of the operation to d...

USAID Announces Youth-Focused HIV/AIDS Programs in Ethiopia

...more than 80 million people in Ethiopia are HIV positive, and, according to ethiopian authorities, over 880,000 children have been orphaned as a result of AIDS. ...or orphans and vulnerable children. YMCA will recruit and train hundreds of ethiopian youths to become peer educators who will spread prevention and care informa...
Ethiopian in Biological News

Ethiopian government celebrates rinderpest eradication

.... FIC's Berhanu Admassu, DVM, MSc and Darlington Akabwai, DVM, assisted the ethiopian government with distribution barriers by developing novel community-based a...to the history of the disease in Ethiopia. The CAHWs also demonstrated for ethiopian government workers and the Tufts veterinarians their indigenous knowledge o...

Going bananas for sustainable research -- scientists create fuel from African crop waste

... sustainable materials and technologies including yak wool, recycled banknotes, waste cardboard and vernonia oil a naturally occurring resin found in ethiopian plants. "Joel's work on biomass briquetting is very interesting. We've been able to turn all sorts of waste materials into fuel and to predict how ...

Coffee cultivation good for diversity in agrarian settlements but not in forests

... Hylander. One might wonder whether the aggregate impact of coffee production is positive or negative for conserving wild plants and animals in the ethiopian landscape. Will increased interest in coffee be good for plant and animal diversity in Ethiopia by increasing the density of trees or will it impover...

Famous fossil Lucy scanned at the University of Texas at Austin

...sity of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the ethiopian government, have completed the first high-resoluti...y larger than that of a modern chimpanzee. The ethiopian government entrusted Lucy to Kappelman and Richard...of information from it. There's no other place the ethiopian government could have sent Lucy to get better imag...

December 2008 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... Diachronous dawn of Africa's Middle Stone Age: New 40Ar/39Ar ages from the ethiopian Rift Leah E. Morgan and Paul R. Renne, Department of Earth and Planetar...ances is not yet well understood. MSA archaeology at Gademotta, in the Main ethiopian Rift Valley, is dated to older than 277 thousand years ago, over 40 thousan...

Evolution tied to Earth movement

... East African Rift runs about 3,700 miles from the ethiopian Plateau south-southwest to South Africas Karoo Pla...The Ganis studied the roughly 300-mile-by-300-mile ethiopian Plateau the most prominent part of the Wall of Af...tes at which the Blue Nile River cut down into the ethiopian Plateau, creating a canyon that rivals North Ameri...

September Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...GSA TODAY science article examines climate change, ethiopian Plateau development, and human evolution. Highl...DAY SCIENCE ARTICLE Blue Nile incision on the ethiopian Plateau: Pulsed plateau growth, Pliocene uplift, a... of one of Earths most spectacular landscapes, the ethiopian Plateau, have been responsible for development of ...

Laboratory professionals in Africa receive training under AIDS Relief Plan

...0 children. In Ethiopia, government officials estimate that more than four million citizens are infected with the HIV virus and about one-third of all ethiopian hospital beds are occupied by HIV carriers. ...

New Estimates For The Causes Of Child Deaths Worldwide

...ldhood death -- which has to be poverty. Childhood mortality is strongly inversely correlated with per-capita health expenditure. In today's world, an ethiopian child is over 30 times more likely than a western European to die before his or her fifth birthday." ...

New Clues Add 40,000 Years to Age of Human Species

...f modern humans in Africa, yet one for which the age and provenance of the fossils was repeatedly contested,?notes Fleagle. At the request of their ethiopian colleague Zelalem Assefa, now at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., the NSF-supported team of anthropologists, geologists and...
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