Averting disease outbreaks in Ethiopia

Project: Public Health Preparedness in Gambella 5th March 2018

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness project (PHEP), funded by UK aid through the DEPP/START Network,was set up to strengthen the system for reporting diseases, to better anticipate and respond to outbreaks. The reporting system is not new, it is a Government initiative dating back nine years ago. In theory, the system should work seamlessly, however, there were gaps in the implementation.

Paula Plaza, Christian Aid’s Communications Advisor, reflects on how the project has responding to these gaps, as well as the role of collaboration for its success. You can read the full article here




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