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CHAMPS-Ethiopia, September, 2018

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CHAMPS - Ethiopia, September 2018

The following is a news report from CHAMPS Ethiopia. Read on to learn about their recent progress and future programmatic steps.



It has been a busy time here in Harar, with the recruitment of new clinical team members in preparation for the start of mortality surveillance. The thirteen newly recruited clinical staff constitute of ten field workers, two health officers and one research nurse. They went through two weeks of induction training on Hararghe Health Research partnership (HHR) projects, and conducted site visits to Hiwot Fana hospital and the CHAMPS-renovated laboratory and pathology units.

What is coming up?

  • In preparation for launching MITS in Hiwot Fana hospital, our laboratory histotechnicians and clinicians will be trained with ISGlobal and Centro de investigação de Saúde de Manhiça (CISM) in Mozambique, in histopathology and MITS in September.
  • We will be hosting the third scientific advisory committee meeting at the project site in Harar in October 2018.


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