Nib International Bank contributes 3 mln Birr for Children’s Heart Fund

Nib International Bank contributes 3 mln Birr for Children’s Heart Fund

Nib International Bank (NIB) has contributed 3 million Birr for The Children’s Heart Fund of Ethiopia. NIB has been making contribution to the Fund for over 14 years since its construction, according to Hiruy Ali, CEO of The Children’s Heart Fund of Ethiopia. “NIB’s contribution will be utilized to purchase echocardiogram (echo), which helps to…

Japan provides Ethiopia with medical equipment’s worth 478 mln Birr

Japan provides Ethiopia with medical equipment’s worth 478 mln Birr

Ethiopia has received 100 Syringe Pumps and Portable X-Ray Machines worth 478 million Birr from the government of Japan. The handover ceremony has held on Tuesday.  The donated medical equipment’s are going to be installed to hospitals and medical universities in 10 regions, and Addis Abeba and Dire Dawa city administrations, according to the Embassy…

Ethiopia gets 800,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from China

Ethiopia gets 800,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from China

On October 24, 2021, 800,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines — donated by China have arrived at Bole International Airport.                           Dr. Lia Tadesse, Minister of Health applauded the support of vaccines received from Mr. Zhao Zhiyuan, Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Bole International Airport. Dr. Lia commended China for the comprehensive Covid-19 prevention support it…

Prioritise WASH to rebuild & save $millions, African, European Ministers urged

Prioritise WASH to rebuild & save $millions, African, European Ministers urged

People-centered economic recovery and resilience will be at the center of the second African Union and European Union Foreign Affairs Ministerial Meeting slated for 26 October in Kigali. WaterAid believes strengthening access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is critical for sustainable and inclusive economic recovery and to build communities’ resilience in the face of…

Ensuring global sanitation cost up to $11 bln, reveals report

Ensuring global sanitation cost up to $11 bln, reveals report

A new report by WHO and UNICEF, released Friday on Global Handwashing Day, reveals that giving everyone in the world’s poorest countries access to hand washing with soap and water, would cost around $11 billion. That would transform the life-chances of people who are currently unable to simply wash their hands at home. “Millions of…