Launching two new Orange Knowledge Programme Nuffic programs in Ethiopia: Gender[e]Quality and Emergency[e]Response

Last week Lisa Gullbransson and Nadine Pakker traveled to Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, for the official launch of the recently awarded Orange Knowledge Programme TMT and TMT+ projects. Anchored in the long-term successful collaboration with the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA), we are privileged to continue our joined efforts to strengthen the health system in Ethiopia, ultimately […]

Welcome to our new colleague Emebet!

The Health[e]Foundation team is very pleased to welcome Emebet Hussen to the team. We are looking forward to working with Emebet and to the valuable contribution that she will make to further enhance our impact in Ethiopia. Hi! My name is Emebet Hussen. I am a midwife and a public health professional with a Master’s […]

Introducing our new Gender[e]Quality and Emergency [e]Response programs in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) and Health[e]Foundation continue their successful collaboration on blended learning programs to strengthen the Ethiopian health system. Recently, we commenced two new tailor-made-training programs with Nuffic, funded by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Orange Knowledge ProgrammeThe Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development programme managed by Nuffic, a Dutch […]

Joined forces: Nuru and Health[e]Foundation for “Informed mothers and healthy babies in Ethiopia and Kenya”

Health[e]Foundation, Nuru Ethiopia, and Nuru Kenya are teaming up for yet another exciting collaborative project to implement the LUCY maternal and neonatal health app among (expectant) mothers in southern Ethiopia and western Kenya. The LUCY app provides accurate, personalized, and accessible health information and helps (expectant) mothers to make healthy and informed decisions about their […]

New project launched – Digital solutions to improve healthcare access in Ethiopia.

Health[e]Foundation and Nuru Ethiopia are working together to use digital solutions to improve healthcare access for mothers and children in Ethiopia. The project, supported by the Fund for Innovation in Development (FID), will use an e-learning module and the LUCY app to enhance the knowledge of community-based Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and (pregnant) women on […]

Sustainable embedding of e-learning in Ethiopia

Since 2015, Health[e]Foundation collaborated with the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) in multiple programs on capacitating midwives and midwifery students in order to strengthen healthcare systems and communities in Ethiopia. But how are these programs sustained after the program duration has ended? Our programs develop and deliver digital health education in the form of blended-learning (workshops […]

Health[e]Foundation at MoodleMoot Global 2022

Last week, Health[e]Foundation travelled to Barcelona to attend the MoodleMoot Global 2022. This 3-day conference brought together 835 Moodlers (i.e. people with a specific interest in Moodle as open source digital learning platform) from 60 countries around the world to learn from each other, explore, and share best practices for the future of education. Health[e]Foundation’s […]

E-learning and research in Ethiopia

The first of October, the Pandemic[e]Response program came to an end. One of the trainees, Teshome Kibret, explains the benefits of completing the e-learning course and how it made him grow in his personal life.

Outcomes of the TENA IVR service impact evaluation in Ethiopia

For the last five months, Georgie Bouwknecht, Global Health student at the VU University Amsterdam, did her internship at Health[e]Foundation, during which she conducted a mixed methods study on the TENA IVR service implemented in Ethiopia in collaboration with the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) and Viamo. TENA has been developed to provide health information on […]

A life’s worth of skills, experience, and knowledge

Ethiopian midwives have a unique position in the Ethiopian society as they act as change agents promoting SRHR and gender equality amongst adolescents. To adequality prepare them for this task, Health[e]Foundation, the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA), and five collaborating Ethiopian universities introduced the SRHR[e]Education program to strengthen the universities’ SRHR curriculum and support the educational […]