OFFICE OF THE WHO REPRESENTATIVE FOR ETHIOPIA

ACTIVITY REPORT – WHO/ Ethiopia

1 – 31 August 2003

 

1. High-Level Mission of Representative of DG on Health Action in Crises and Emergency Humanitarian Action (EHA) Team:

2. Update on the Current Emergency Situation:

3. Meeting of the Health Population & Nutrition (HPN) Donors’ Group with the Minister of Health:

4. The Inter country workshop on Macro economics and Health at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa:

      1. WHO/HQ
      2. WHO/AFRO
      3. WHO Country Office, Ethiopia

There were several presentations such as:

Workshop objectives, expected outcomes

CMH findings and recommendations

Global perspective: the very forward, HQ support to countries

Regional perspective and the way forward were identified.

At the end of the workshop, participants were clearer on the concepts of Macroeconomics and Health and were motivated to make a change in their respective countries.

Ethiopia Experiences and Processes of Macroeconomics and Health at PPD, FMOH

Comments made on the presentation of Ethiopia: "Experiences and Processes of Macroeconomics and Health" were as follows:

  1. Programmatic Issues:

Status of Malaria Situation:

EHA Activities:

Provided technical assistance to MOH and Regional Health Bureaus

Objectives of the Country Coordination Mechanism/Ethiopia (CCM/E) workshop

To develop a plan of action on the information and oversight of the Global Fund in Ethiopia.

Composition of the workshop participants

A Nutrition Assessment Conducted by (Dr. Elizabeth Poskitt) WHO Consultant

UNDP Focal person for the National Coalition for Food Security:

Decisions and conclusions:

Development Assistance Group (DAG)

Findings/observations: