Success of Mrs. Godada, A Health Extension Worker in Ethiopia

The Health[e]Foundation and Nuru Ethiopia are implementing the Health[e]Family program for 50 health extension workers (HEWs) in Boreda and Kucha Woreda, in collaboration with the Gamo Zone, Boreda, and Kucha Woreda health offices. This program is funded by Diophte and Stichting Virtutis Opus. The aim of this program is to improve maternal and newborn health […]

32nd International Day of Midwives Celebration: Midwives as a Vital Climate Solution

On 17 May, Project Managers Emebet Hussen and Emma Donley were able to attend the prestigious International Day of Midwives celebration hosted by our partners, the Ethiopian Midwives Association in Addis Ababa. Many esteemed community members, including several midwives, attended the event. The primary focus of the celebration, beyond recognizing the instrumental work that midwives […]

Welcome to our new colleague Hailu!

The Health[e]Foundation team is very pleased to welcome Hailu Kassa to the team. We are looking forward to working with Hailu and to the valuable contribution that she will make to further enhance our impact in Ethiopia.

Health[e]Family program launched in Ethiopia and Kenya

Following months of preparation with needs assessments, sensitization, and the development of the Health[e]Family e-course, as well as the design and testing of the LUCY Care app, at last we started the actual capacity strengthening of Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and supervisors at Boreda and Kucha woreda in Ethiopia, and Community Health Representatives and Promotors […]

A Journey Towards Gender Equality

At the kickoff of the TMT Orange Knowledge Programme in Addis Ababa, project manager Emebet Hussen met with Sr. Aster Dawit, a current participant, to gain deeper insights into her motivations for enrolling in the Gender[e]Quality program. Advocate and Educator: Sr. Aster Dawit’s Dedication to Gender Equality Sr. Aster Dawit works as a midwife in […]

Introducing Dr. Yekoyesew W. Belete

Health[e]Foundation is proud to be guided by a core group of experts that form the Supervisory Board of the Foundation. We are pleased that Dr Yekoyesew W. Belete recently joined the Board, read below his inspiring introduction:

Piloting Success: Lift Leprosy Learning Soars!

Over the past few months, the Lift Leprosy Learning project (LLL), an initiative funded by the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP) and partners such as NLR, and Health[e]Foundation have been collaborating on a new blended learning program aimed at reducing health-related stigma and improving mental wellbeing. Since November 2023, a total of 16 participants from […]