Ethiopia wins high level award for significant progress against Malaria
the fight against malaria. President of Chad and current Chairperson of the African Union Idriss Deby Itno said "The success of these countries shows the powerful impact that dedication and sufficient funding can have." Joy Phumaphi, Executive Secretary of ALMA noted, "Ethiopia has been a
leader in its commitment to improving the health of its citizens through strengthening its health sector." Since 2000, malaria mortality rates across the continent have fallen by 62 percent across all age groups and by 69 percent among children under five. ALMA is expected to closely work with the new Roll Back Malaria Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu.
Founded in 2009, ALMA is a groundbreaking coalition of African Heads of State and Government working across country and regional borders to achieve malaria-free Africa by 2030.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegne arrived in Kampala, Uganda to attend Nile Basin Initiative Summit Today (June 22, 2017)
Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu received the newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Ethiopia today (June 22, 2017)
Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Workneh Gebeyehu received Copies of Credential of newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Benin to Ethiopia Today (June 22, 2017)