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Malnutrition spreads in Ethiopia, as drought worsens – reports Reuters

14 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Katy Migiro
 

Nairobi — Poor spring rains have made Ethiopia’s worst drought in 50 years even more severe, and the government estimates the number of districts suffering a humanitarian emergency has risen by nearly one-fifth in three months.
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13 Apr

ave The Children at work in the Ogaden (Reporter foto)

ave The Children at work in the Ogaden (Reporter foto)


 
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
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ሁለት አነስተኛ ድንኳኖች በአካባቢው ያለውን ከፍተኛ ሐሩርና ንዳድ ለመከላከል ያስችሉ ዘንድ ተዘርግተዋል፡፡ በአንደኛው ድንኳን ውስጥ አራት ፍራሾች ተዘርግተው፣ ኢልኒኖ ባስከተለው ከፍተኛ ድርቅ የተነሳ የምግብ እጥረት የገጠማቸውን ሕፃናትና እናቶች ለመንከባከብ እንዲያስችሉ አንሶላ ለብሰው ተዘጋጅተዋል፡፡
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Every year the world receives 15 million babies born too soon

2 May

BY KEFFYALEW GEBREMEDHIN

The World Health Organization (WHO) today reported that 15 million babies are prematurely born each year. In other words, one in 10 births are born too early, according to a newly released report Born too soon: the global action report on preterm birth.
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“A Dangerous Delay” speaks of needless deaths by famine in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia; urges improved national & international responses

18 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

The gist of “A Dangerous Delay” (summary), a report jointly prepared by Oxfam and Save the Children and released today, is simple, straightforward, and yet strong and poignant. It states that slow responses to the Horn of Africa famine that continues to affect 13 million people has already claimed 50,000 – 100,000 lives in needless deaths by unforgiving hunger and its consequences.
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The race to belatedly realize MDGs in Ethiopia chaotic, achievement of objectives slow, less transparent and uncertain

27 Dec

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

This article is inspired by a piece penned last April by a young Ethiopian professional working with Save the Children. His name is Anteneh Girma and is the Health Technical Manager for Save the Children UK’s Ethiopia Programme and is based in Addis Abeba. I met him through his article on the

Anteneh Girma

Save the Children webpage, which he penned following his field visit to Afar regional state last April.

Anteneh Girma’s article portrays unbiased reflection of TPLF/EPRDF’s belated efforts to implement the MDGs in the health sector, as in the others. One good thing about his article is also that it helps to counterbalance the habitual exaggeration of facts and figures in Ethiopia today, the regime manufactures as if there is no way for citizens and the rest of the world around that.

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NEW INDEX RANKS ETHIOPIA 17TH OF 20 WORST PLACES FOR CHILDREN

8 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

As part of its contributions to the 66th United Nations General Assembly Session, Save the Children has ranked in a new index (http://www.savethechildren.org.uk/en/docs/HealthWorkerIndexmain.pdf) the best twenty and worst twenty countries in the world children . By this index, Ethiopia is ranked 17th worst twenty countries, i.e., above Lao P.D.R., Somalia and Chad. In the best twenty countries category, Switzerland, Finland, Ireland, Norway and Belarus have taken the first five rankings.
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