EMA news

ለኢ.ቢ.ኤስ ቴሌቪዥን
 
በቴሌቪዥን ጣቢያችሁ ግንቦት 13 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም የቀረበውን የሰይፉ ሾው ፕሮግራም አስመልክቶ የቀረብ ቅሬታ
 
 
የኢትዮጵያ ህክምና ማሕበር

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 May 2017

Contact: Ms. Hirut Tefera, +251 91 186 1055.

Ten Ethiopian health professional associations, societies announce their support for Dr. Tedros Adhanom as the next WHO Director-General

Associations and societies highlight Dr. Tedros’ role transforming healthcare in Ethiopia, giving him the hands-on experience necessary to be a strong partner to the organization’s member states

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (17 May 2017)—Today, ten health professional societies and associations in Ethiopia held a press conference to express their strong support for H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ candidacy to become the next Director-General of the World Health Organization. The associations highlighted how Dr. Tedros, as he is known by his first name, reformed the Ethiopian health care system with a focus on primary health care, health promotion and disease prevention and dramatically improved access to health services throughout the country.

“Dr. Tedros changed the way we deliver health care in Ethiopia,” said Dr. Gemechis Mamo, President of the Ethiopian Medical Association. “He extended the health system into the far reaches of the country through innovative approaches like Health Extension Workers, who are of and from the community. Also increasing investment in infrastructure, emergency preparedness and information systems, Dr. Tedros changed the trajectory of health in Ethiopia, putting us on an accelerated path to ensuring health for all.”

Dr. Tedros, who served as Minister of Health in Ethiopia from 2005-2012 and as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2016, is currently the front runner to become the next Director General of the World Health Organization. In his role as Minister of Health, he is widely known for his successful leadership of Ethiopia’s complete health system reform. These efforts included creating 3,500 health centres and 16,000 health posts, investing in provider training, which led to a seven-fold increase in health professionals in the country and training almost 40,000 Health Extension Workers to create a community-based system. Because of these and other efforts, he is credited with helping the country achieve nearly all the Millennium Development Goals, including reducing childhood deaths by two-thirds. Dr. Tedros has also been an active member in the Ethiopian Public Health Association and a close partner to the Ethiopian Medical Association.

“As Vice President of the Ethiopian Public Health Association, I can attest to the impact Dr. Tedros has had on the ground in Ethiopia and within our societies. This hands-on experience sets him apart from the other candidates,” said Sister Fikerte Belete.

Internationally, Dr. Tedros has also served as Board Chair of the Global Fund to Fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, and the Partnerships for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), as well as Chair of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB). Within these organizations, he also led transformative reforms, including rebuilding donor confidence at the Global Fund and raising record-setting funds at both the Global Fund and Roll Back Malaria. He also co-chaired the 13th World Congress on Public Health in Addis Ababa in 2012.

“There is no stronger champion and advocate for public health than Dr. Tedros – and we are proud to call him one of our own,” said Sister Yezabnesh Kebe, President of the Ethiopian Midwives Association. “Working alongside him, we have witnessed his leadership first hand, and we’ve had seen the outcomes that result when he puts his mind to something, drives a shared vision across diverse organizations, and encourages bold action. We are certain he would bring a similar commitment, dedication and mindset to the World Health Organization and lead similarly transformative change.

” Associations and societies which endorsed Dr. Tedros today are the: Ethiopian Medical Association; Ethiopian Public Health Association; Public Health Officers Association of Ethiopia; Ethiopian Dental Professionals Association; Ethiopian Midwives Association; Ethiopian Association of Anesthetists; Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine;

Ethiopian Pediatrics Society; and Surgical Society of Ethiopia. The election will take place in Geneva on 23 May 2017 at the World Health Assembly. The two other candidates in the race are Dr. David Nabarro from the United Kingdom and Dr. Sania Nishtar from Pakistan.

ዶ/ር ዳኛቸው ሺበሺ

በጥቁር አንበሳ የጤና ሳይንስ ትምህርት ቤት የቆዳ እና አባለዘር ትምህርት ክፍል ሃላፊ

ሲጀመር…

የቆዳና አባለዘር ህክምና ትምህርትም ሆነ ህክምናው በአግባቡ በአገራችን በማይሰጥበት ዘመን ፖላንድ ነው የህክምና ዘርፉን ያጠኑት… "ለትምህር ከወጣሁ አይቀር" ብለውም ሰብ ስፔሻሊቲቸውን እና ፒ ኤች ዲ ያቸውን ሰርተው 1984 አካባቢ ነው የተመለሱት፡፡ 

ዶ/ር ዳኛቸው ወደ ህክምናው ዓለም ከመግባታቸው በፊት በ1950ዎቹ መጨረሻ አካባቢ መኮንንነት ኮርስ ወስደዋል ከዚያም ለአንድ ዓመት ተኩል ያህል በመድፈኝነት አግለግለዋል፡፡ ይህን እየነገሩኝ ሳለ ታዲያ መቼ ነው ህክምናን ያጠኑት አልኳቸው… "አየሽ በሰራዊቱ ውስጥ እያለሁ ህክምናን የማጥናት ፍላጎት ነበረኝ የትምህርት ውጤቴም በጣም ጥሩ ነበር …ህክምናን ማጥናት እፈልጋለሁ አስተምሩኝ አልከኳቸው እነሱም ፈቀዱልኝ… አዲስ አበባ ዩኒቨርሲቲ ገባሁ" አሉኝ፡፡

የቀይ ኮከብ ዘመቻ በሚባልበት ዘመን 1974 በአፋበትና በአቆርዳት በነበረው ጦርነት ዘምተዋል እንደ ወታደር ሳይሆን እንደ ሃኪም በጦርነቱ የተጎዱ ወገኖችን በጠቅላላ ሃኪምነት አገልግለዋል ፡፡ "ከሁለቱም ወገን የምናገኘውን ቁስለኛ እናክማለን… ይሄ የኛ ያ የነሱ ነው አንልም" አሉኝ፡፡

በእርግጥ ህክምና ወገንተኛ አይደለም  ሰብዓዊነት እንጂ…

ደርማቶሎጂን ለምን መረጡት?

ብዙ ማውራት አይሆንላቸውም መሰል አጠር አጠር  አድረገው ነው የሚያጫውቱኝ….ያኔ ውጪ ስትሄጂ የነበረው ስፔሻሊቲ ሳይኪያትሪ ነበር… ሳይኪያትሪ አጠናለሁ ብዬ  ነበር የሄድኩት  እዛ እንደደረስኩ ግን ( ፖላንድ ) ማለታቸው ነው ሃሳቤን ለወጥኩ…

ምናልባት ቆዳ ከውበት ጋር የተያያዘ ስለሆነ ብዬ ነው እኮ አልኳቸው ጨዋታችንን ለማራዘም፡፡

"ምን መሰለሽ ቆዳ የውስጥ ነጸብራቅ ነው ልክ ነሽ …ግን አንድ የቆዳ ህክምና የህጻናት፣ የስኳር፣ የውስጥ ደዌ ብቻ ምን ልበልሽ የሁሉም የጤና እውቀት ኖሮሽ ምትሰሪው ነው… ቆዳ ህክምና ሰፊ ነው የማትነኪው የጤና ጉዳይ የለም፡፡ እንዲያውም አንዳንድ አገሮች ቀጥታ የቆዳ ህክምና ትምህርት አይሰጡም ሃኪሙ በውስጥ ደዌ ስፔሻላይዝ ማድረግ አለበት … ቆዳ ህክምናን ስመርጥ በአገራችን ያለውን የህክምና እጥረት በማየቴና የድኅረ ምረቃ ትምህርት ቤትም እከፍታለሁ ብዬ በማሰብ ነው" አሉኝ፡፡

ህክምናው በድሮ ዘንድሮ…

ምንም እንኳን በአለርት ሆስፒታል የቆዳ ህክምና ይሰጥ የነበረ ቢሆንም በብዛት የሚያተኩረው በስጋ ደዌ ላይ ነበር፡፡ የህክምና ባለሞያዎቹም በአብዛኛው የውጭ አገር ዜጎች ነበሩ የሚሰሩትም አዲስ አበባ ላይ ነው … ወሎና ሃረር ላይም በስጋ ደዌ ህክምና አጭር ስልጠና እየተሰጣቸው የሚሰሩ የጤና ባለሞያዎች ነበሩ… እነሱም ቢሆኑ የተሟላ እውቀት ኖሮአቸው አልነበረም የሚያክሙት የቻሉትን ያክል ሰርተው ወደ አዲስ አበባ ነው ሪፈር የሚልኩት፡፡

"አስቢው እስቲ ስንት ሰው ነው አዲስ አበባ መጥቶ በወቅቱ ታክሞ የሚሄደው? …አብዛኛው በሽተኛ ገንዘቡን ጨርሶ በረንዳ አድሮ ተዘርፎ ነበር ወደ አገሩ የሚመለሰው…ለዚህ ነው የድህረ ምረቃ ያስፈልጋል ብዬ የተነሳሁት" አሉኝ፡፡ዶ/ር ዳኛቸው በአዲስ አበባ ዩኒቨርስቲ ጥቁር አንበሳ ሆስፒታል ውስጥ ከሁለት አስር ዓመታት በላይ ሲያስተምሩና ሲያክሙ ኖረዋል የቆዳ ህክምና ስፔሻሊቲ ዲፓርትመንትን  ለመክፈት ግን አስር ዓመታት አስጠብቋቸዋል ፡፡

እንዳሉኝ ከሆነ የቆዳና አባለዘር ህክምናን በውጪ አገር ተምሮ መምጣት ይቻላል ግን የአገራችንና የውጪው የቆዳ ጤና ችግር ይለያያል የእኛ በአብዛኛው ትሮፒካል የሚባል አይነት ነው… ስለዚህ በአገራችን የህክምና ትምህርቱ ቢሰጥ የበለጠ ህብረተሰቡን መጥቀም ይቻላል ወጪንም ይቀንሳል፡፡

የአገሩን ሰርዶ ባገሩ በሬ እንደማለት…

ዶ/ር ዳኛቸውን በቆዳ ህክምና ቀዳሚና ብቸኛ ሃኪም ነበሩ ባንልም በ80 ዎቹ አጋማሽ በጥቁር አንበሳ ሆስፒታል ሲሰሩ ግን ቀዳሚ ናቸው፡፡

 የድህረ ምረቃ ትምህርት …

አንድ ሰው ብቻውን የህክምና ክፍል ከፍቶ ማስተማር አይችልም ስርዓተ ትምህርት መቀረጽ አለበት… መምህራን መኖር አለባቸው ይህ ሁሉ እስኪሟላ አመታትን ፈጅቷል የኋላ የኋላ እ.ኤ.አ በ2006 የትምህርት ክፍሉ በህይወት የሌሉት ዶ/ር ዘውዱ በዜን ጨምሮ በስድስት መምህራን ስድስት ተማሪዎችን በመቀበል ጀምሯል፡፡

 ከጥቁር አንበሳ ዶ/ር ምህረት እና የአሁኑ የጳውሎስ ሚሊኒየምም ሆስፒታል ኮሌጅ ፕሮቮስት ዶ/ር ዘሪሁን ከመጀመሪያዎቹ የዶ/ር ዳኛቸው ተማሪዎች ናቸው ...ሁሉም በአገራቸው እያገለገሉ ነው፡፡ የትምህርት ክፍሉ በሚቀጥለው አመት አስረኛ ዙር ተማሪዎቹን ሲያስመርቅ  የሃኪሙ ቁጥር መቶ ይደርሳል… አሁን ባለንበት በክልል ሪፈራል ሆስፒታሎች ቢያንስ ሁለት ሃኪሞች አሉ በአጭር ግዜም ቁወደ አምስት ከፍ ይላል፡፡

 ዶ/ር ቸኩለዋል…ባያነሱትም ብዙ ስልከ እየተደወለላቸው ነው…

"የጥቁር አንበሳ ድህረ ምረቃ ክፍል በሚቀጥለው አመት አጋማሽ ወደ ሰብ ስፔሻሊቲ ትምህርት ከፍልነት ያድጋል… ደርማቶ ፓቶሎጂ፣ ፔዲያትሪክስ ደርማቶሎጂ፣ ኮስሞቲክ ደርማቶሎጂ፣ ደርማቶ ሰርጀሪ እና ሌሎችም ላይ ሰብ ስፔሻሊቲ እንጀምራለን…  ይሄ ትልቅ ስኬታችን ነው" አሉኝ እንደምንም ባራዘምኩት ጨዋታችን ፡፡

እንደማልለቃቸው ሲያውቁ ነው መሰል ችኮላቸውን ቸል እያሉት ነው…

በጅማ፣ በመቀሌ፣ በሃዋሳ እና በባህርዳር የድህረ ምረቃ ትምህርት እንደሚሰጥም ነገሩኝ፡፡

በቆዳ እና አባለዘር ህክምና የትኛው በሽታ ነው ከባድ?  በሚቀጥለው 

Ethiopian Medical Association opened its first branch office in Mekele town on Dec 25,2016.The branch office will carry all activities as do the main office in Addis ababa; and it will serve for Tigray and Afar Regions physicians. EMA has intended to open  six branch offices with the intention to decentralize the activities and to become very proximate to every physicians who are practicing throughout Ethiopia. This means every physician will get a chance to engage in the protection and promotion of their rights. In addition, they will get Continuing professional development, inservice trainings and any other services which they are supposed to get from the main office.

In the regional assembly 70 physicians from different parts of Tigray region and Mekelle University College of Medicine staffs were participated and  discussed with  EMA executive committee. In the regional assembly,five executive committees—President, Secretary, Treasury, Member Affairs and Research and CPD focal persons—  were elected to serve EMA Mekelle branch.

Dr Birhanu Nega, vice President of EMA, acknowledged Tigray Regional Health Bureau  and Mekelle University College of Medicine for their extraordinary financial and technical commitment for the realization of the opening of the first ever EMA branch office. He pleaded the two to continue the support for Mekelle EMA.

Mr Teklay the deputy Head of regional Health welcomed the effort the association took to open the first branch office. He added that the opening of this office here, in Mekelle, will help the region a lot to create improved relation with physician in the region. Especially the branch will help to strengthen regional ethics committee.

 

Accordingly, the regional assembly elected the following as regional executive members of Mekele branch:-

1. Dr Hagos Abraha Teka: President

2. Dr Eskedar Kebede Belayneh: General Secretary

3. Dr Yohannes Tadelle G/Mariam:Member Affairs

4. Dr Binyam Tsegaye Tessema : Research and CPD

5. Dr Selamawi Kidanu Abreha: Treasury

 

The newly elected executive committee will serve for three years.

Vision

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. 

Mission

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.
     
       
     

kirkos Sub-City
Roosevelt street, Infront of africa union main gate
Tel: 251 115 521776/251 115 547982
Fax: 251 115 151005
email: ethiopianmed@gmail.com
www.ethiopianmedicalass.org
Copyright © Ethiopian Medical Association 2010 All rights Reserved.