Medicine & Health

Amina

AMINA MOHAMMED Once without hope or support, Amina’s story is one of renewed health, hope, and the journey to self-sufficiency all possible through the mission of Ethiopia ACT! Twenty-one year old Amina was recently accepted to the Ethiopia ACT program. She was referred from local government office due to her dire economic need. When she…

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Grand Rounds with Teddy

Recently our very own Teddy Alemayehu, Deputy Director, flew to Nashville from Addis Ababa to speak to a room full of physicians, students, professors, and researchers at Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health. Andy Warren, Founder & Executive Director, began the lecture by going through a brief overview of the history of Ethiopia ACT from its…

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Health Insurance for our beneficiaries

Recently the Ethiopian government rolled out a pilot project for a community-based health insurance program in rural areas of Addis Ababa. When one of our staff members looked into this to see if our beneficiaries might be eligible for this program, he returned elated! The government was indeed initiating this program and they were doing…

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