Country Focus: Ethiopia

Date of Publication
2020

Breakthrough ACTION 

Breakthrough ACTION Ethiopia is working closely with EPHI on COVID-19. To date, efforts have included technical assistance, training, tool development, and risk communication materials design, and logistical support to EPHI. The scope also includes focused support to the RCCE TWG, coordination on preparedness and response activities among several implementing partners, and training for Ethiopian Airlines flight and ground crew, as well as urban health extension workers and religious leaders.Breakthrough ACTION Ethiopia's COVID-19 work is detailed here.

Communication for Health 

This project, managed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) and John Snow International (JSI),  2015-2020, was designed to contribute to the adoption of healthy behaviors by Ethiopians in four regions (Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR, and Tigray) and build capacity at national, regional, and sub-regional levels to design, implement, and evaluate effective social and behavior change communication (SBCC) programs and interventions.

AIDS Resource Center 

From 2001-2007, USAID via PEPFAR (through CDC) funded the Ethioopian HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office to establish and run an AIDS Resource Center (ARC). Its objectives included: