PHEM Activated It’s EOC
The Ethiopian Public Health Institute’s (EPHI) Center for Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) activated its Emergency Operation Center (EOC) on May 16, 2018 for the 2nd time. It is to be recalled that EOC was established in July, 2017 and was activated in August 2017 for Acute Watery Diarrhea outbreak response.
Deputy Director General of EPHI Dr. Beyene Moges has briefed the participants the objectives of the activation of the EOC. During the meeting the Incident Manager, Mr. Zewdu Assefa has presented the global situation including Ebola outbreak in DRC, circulating cVDPV2 in Kenya and Somalia, and current situations in Ethiopia including diseases and natural emergencies such as flooding.