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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed accentuates the need for fostering cooperation amongst health actors.

On the occasion Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed accentuated that governments and private sector by far needed to team up so as to ensure equitable health access in a way of bringing affordable and quality healthcare for all.

Different country leaders, business and finance leaders, philanthropists and high level representation from the African Union and United Nations are attending the forum. Sorce PMOEthiopia and FBC.



The statue is built in recognition of the role Emperor's contribution to Africa’s liberation and unity leading up to the founding of the Organization of African Unity in 1963.

Source also indicates that Emperor Haile Selassiea had a vision of seeing a modern medical system for Ethiopia.
In the mean time the Emperor helped establishment of the Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA) on 20 July 1961 by way of a charter granted.

By the same token the association dedicated the first issue of Ethiopian medical journal Vol1: no. 1 published July 1962 to Emperor Haile Selassie.

Besides the emperor was the association’s patron1.

EMA’s first constitution was also issued the same year and it made membership open to all health related professionals.

On the occasion EFDRE president Sahlework Zewde underscored the center would play a prominent role in providing inclusive care service particularly for patients struggling infertility and other reproductive problems.

Ministry of health Dr Amir Aman for his part cherished the centers role in facilitating the provision of family planning service.

The center that offers counseling, family planning procedures and safe abortion care is run by St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College. Source MOH


Cake Cutting Program


Dr. Gemechis Mamo EMA (President), chairing the general assembly 


The general assembly


The Best Student Award Ceremony






Prof. Sileshi Leulseged presenting about EMJ


EMA Blood Donation


Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA) is delighted to announce the 4TH Edition of EMA-Run in line with its 55th Annual Medical Conference and International Health and wellness exhibition.

The EMA-RUN will take place on 24th of February 2019.

It is a 5km race through the main streets of Addis Ababa located at 10,000 feet above sea level with the motto “Run for wellness”.

EMA is therefore excited about the opportunity to increase awareness of physical activity is the best way to receive the health benefits.

This year’s EMA-RUN is expected to attract well over 5000 participants and enjoy a perfect running path that is safe and accommodating!

EMA invites you to be part of this color full race.

Venue for registration: In hospitals, Medical Colleges found in Addis Ababa and at the head office of Ethiopian Medical Association.

For further information:

Tel: (+ 251) -115521776

      (+251)- 115528260


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To see a healthy and prosperous Ethiopian community who access quality health services through enhancing physicians’ professional capacity and guarding the rights and benefits of medical professionals so that professionals would be enthusiastic to discharge quality services and respect professional ethics. 


EMA’s mission is to:

  • Ensure that the community gets quality heath service and care;
  • Promote the highest standards in medical education, science, art and practice and
  • Ensure the rights and benefits of medical professionals (doctors) and act as their voice.

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