The EPHI leadership has also visited the Department of Public Health Emergency at the Ministry of Public Health
The Ethiopian Public Health Institute’s Director General Dr. Mesay Hailu and Deputy Director General Mr. Aschalew Abayneh had a successful learning and experience sharing tour at the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) based in Bangkok, Thailand. This tour organized by Building Resilience in Ethiopia/ Oxford Policy Management (BRE/ OPM) mainly focuses on sharing experiences on Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) Leadership Capacity Development.
The EPHI leadership has also visited the Department of Public Health Emergency at the Ministry of Public Health; Department of Disease Control – Division of Epidemiology; National Institute of Emergency Medicine and Rajavithi Hospital which is the largest tertiary referral center.
Various discussions on areas of coordination were made and an MOU signed with ADPC for collaborative works. Dr. Mesay has thanked the ADPC leadership for the warm welcome and BRE-OPM for organizing this learning visit.