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Ethiopia – Ministry implementing urban health extension program

Addis Ababa, November 17 (WIC) – Health Minister Dr. Tewodros Adhanom, said urban health extension program is underway across the country so as to improve health service of urban dwellers.

Dr. Tewodros told WIC recently that the program is being implemented in urban areas of all states as well as Addis Ababa and Diredawa administration.

The Minister said 5,400 urban health extension workers have been trained for the successful implementation of the program.

Some 1,200 urban health extension workers are required in Addis Ababa alone, Dr. Tewodros said, adding the workers would provide door- to -door health service to the residents.

Some 30,190 health extension workers have already been deployed across the country excluding the 5,400 workers due to be assigned in urban areas, it was learnt.

Source – Walta Info

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  1. MOGES KIFLE
    September 30, 2010 at 12:54 pm

    How best practices are standardized in the area of improving the cities health program? the urban health extension program has already been started to implement. Even some woredas in Addis Ababa evaluate their program of the health extension program.
    I need to know more about the Addis Ababa city Health Extension Program.
    I need to know How to select best practice and Expand it to other woreda or kebeles.

  2. sefanit
    October 21, 2010 at 7:47 pm

    would u please attach related material in urban health extension

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