Message from Director General
The Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute is tasked with responsibilities of research and technology transfer, public health emergency management and establishment and maintenance of National quality laboratory system. As the technical arm of the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, the Institute is working hard to address the tasked missions geared towards protecting and promoting the
health of the nation in line with the Health sector development Plan.The Institute is conducting several researches that can generate evidence based information to improve the health and nutrition of the population. The public health emergency management wing of the institute works for anticipating, preventing, preparing for, detecting, responding to, controlling and recovering from consequences of public health threats in order that health and economic impacts are minimised. As laboratory service is an essential component of the health care system, EHNRI also works to develop a sustainable laboratory system that delivers quality and accessible laboratory services for integrated diseases. This is important to effectively implement disease prevention and control programmes.