Posts made in August, 2017

STF Technical Assistance Program

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Events, latest |

STF Technical Assistance Program

The society staffs, board members, and volunteers, participated on psychosocial counseling and care giving training technical assistance provided by STF/TAP support. In this training 17 individuals (7=F and 10M) involved and it took place for three consecutive days from July 19th to 21st 2017 at MWECS conference room. The training was provided by Dr. Lillian Kimani. Participants of the training were certified for completing the...

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Flavoured Shisha Tobacco is Illegal, the Misunderstanding Must Not Continue

Posted by on Aug 18, 2017 in Events, latest |

Flavoured Shisha Tobacco is Illegal, the Misunderstanding Must Not Continue

By Wondu Bekele Woldemariam Executive Director Mathiwos Wondu-YeEthiopia Cancer Society/www.mathycancersoc.org/ In February 2014, the House of Peoples’ Representative, through Proclamation 822, ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to protect the health of all Ethiopians. The Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Healthcare Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) mandated the power to take all actions necessary to implement the Convention. In...

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VACANCY – POST OF COMMUNICATION OFFICER

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in latest |

VACANCY – POST OF COMMUNICATION OFFICER

The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates who wish to be considered for the post of Communications Officer. The selected candidate will primarily work on a project which aims at establishing a regional communication and media hub and leading tobacco industry discrediting campaigns to build support for tobacco control in Africa. ABOUT ATCA ATCA is a non-profit and non-political Pan-African network of over 100 civil society...

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News on SNNPR Annual Review Meeting

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in latest |

News on SNNPR Annual Review Meeting

MWECS in collaboration with SNNPR RHB conducted a half day annual review meeting with VIA screening facilities in southern nation. The meeting was held in Hawassa Referral Hospital on July 29, 2017 in Hawassa Town. A total of 19 participants (12 Male and 7 Female) participated on the review meeting. The Annual review meeting was started by making an opening remark by SNNPR Regional Health Bureau. The NCD coordinator of SNNPR regional health bureau present the annual work performance of the...

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Annual Review Meeting for Addis Ababa and Oromia Region

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in latest |

Annual Review Meeting for Addis Ababa and Oromia Region

MWECS conducted Annual Review meeting to review VIA screening facilities in Oromia and Addis Ababa on July 22, 2017 In Rosemary Hotel, Bishoftu Town. Different stake holders from FMoH, ORHB, AARHBB and also from the VIA screening facilities participated on the event. A total of 34 (13 Female and 21 Male) participants participated on the ARM. The Annual review meeting was started by making an opening remark by AA and Oromia Health Bureau. Then VIA Screening facilities from both regions namely...

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