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Lily Zerihun, a Daughter of Ethiopian Immigrants, Admitted to 11 Medical Schools

Lily Zerihun’s parents emigrated to the United States from Ethiopia, and Lily was born soon after. After graduating from Duke University in 2016, she has

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Great Falls Cardiac Team Heading to Ethiopia

A cardiac team from Great Falls is traveling to Ethiopia to perform valve replacement surgery on twelve cases, who would die of heart failure without

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Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Candidate for the World Health Organization doesn’t like Mentioning a Certain Disease

Despite warnings from its own experts, the World Health Organization took two months to declare the devastating Ebola outbreak in 2014 an emergency, during which

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An Ethiopian Running Mission

An optical assistant at Specsavers in Harborne is heading to Africa to compete in a 10km race to raise funds for Vision Aid Overseas (VAO).  Shackesha

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Mother-Daughter to Discuss Working on Obstetric Fistula in Ethiopia

A Brookline mother-daughter will discuss their five-year journey working on obstetric fistula in Ethiopia during a Mother’s Day presentation at 5 p.m. May 11, at

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Why Reading is Good for your Health

The founder of Biblio Remedy isn't a licensed therapist, nor is she currently an English teacher, although she did work as one for 10 years

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Lack of state-of-the-art microscopes

Deficiency of a-state-of-art medical equipment’s like modern microscopes, which detects the TB disease is lagging the performance of the health sector, the study conducted by

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Staffers of Colorado Springs Hospital Come Together to Get Injured Ethiopian Trucker Home to Texas

Bahta Wibshet was hospitalized after he was injured in a crash in Kiowa County. He spent 11 days at UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central in Colorado

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Michigan Doctor Helps At-risk Women in Ethiopia

Since 2010, Dr. Mark Karnes has been on-call “24 hours a day, seven days a week” at the 140-bed Soddo Christian Hospital in the Wolaita

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Oromia Health Bureau Shuts Down Forty Clinics, Pharmacies in Jimma

The Oromia Health Bureau announced that it has shut down 40 clinics and pharmacies, which have said were providing services that are not according to

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Ceremony held for Ethio-American Hospital’s first phase of the Medical City Center

A ground breaking ceremony was held for the Ethio-American Hospital’s first phase of the Medical City Center which is expected to begin operating by December

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Tedros Adhanom, Ethiopian Candidate for Top WHO Job gets full Backing from Africa

Ethiopia’s former Foreign Affairs minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has received strong backing from African countries to head the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose elections

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