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Cancer Treatment Center have been Inaugurate

The second cancer treatment center in Ethiopia has been inaugurated at Jimma University, Jimma Medical Centre (JMC). It has been inaugurated officially in the presence of the Ministry of Health Dr. Liya Tadesse and Jimma University president Dr. Jemal Abafita accompanied by higher officials from the federal government, Jimma City and Jimma University. It is […]

Jimma University, in collaboration with e-SHE, organized a workshop on e-Learning to enhance higher education.

The e-Learning for Strengthening Higher Education (e-SHE), in partnership with Jimma University, organized a one-day workshop at Jimma University. The workshop was attended by representatives from the seven member universities of the Jimma cluster, and it aimed to facilitate robust discussions and collaborative initiatives. Opening the workshop, Dr. Jemal Abafita, President of Jimma University, emphasized […]

Jimma University Hosts Workshop on Establishing a Multi-Modal Data Science Hub

On March 29, 2024 Jimma University (JU) hosted a stakeholder meeting and workshop focused on establishing a multi-modal data science hub within the university. This initiative, as highlighted by Prof. Netsanet Workneh, Vice President for Research and Community Service, aims to create synergy among ongoing data-related projects across various disciplines. The establishment of the Data […]

Chinese Medical Team Visits Jimma University

A delegation from a Chinese medical team paid a visit to Jimma University on March 29, 2024. During their visit, the team donated medical equipment to Jimma University Hospital. Dr. Jemal Abafita, the President of Jimma University, expressed sincere gratitude for the close collaboration between Jimma University and the Chinese Embassy. He emphasized the significance […]

Jimma University’s New Data Center Officially Launched

Jimma University launched its long-awaited data center, a meticulously planned project undergoing construction since last year. Graced by HE Kora Tushune, Dr. Jemal Abafita, esteemed presidents and vice Presidents of Ethiopian Public Universities, the inauguration ceremony marked a significant milestone for the university. The previous data center, with limited capacity, has been fully migrated to […]

Call for PhD Candidate

Call for PhD Candidate Air Pollution and Build Environment Terms of Reference I. Post Details Primary Institution: Lund University (LU), Sweden & Jimma University (JU,) Ethiopia Supporting institutions: Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), Ethiopia, Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Norway Location: Ethiopia and Sweden Expected duration: 48 months (36 months in Ethiopia, 12 months […]

Call for Application

Call for staff mobility within the framework of Erasmus+ program MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY (METU) ERASMUS+ KA171 INTERNATIONAL CREDIT MOBILITY (2022 & 2023 Projects) 2023-2024 Academic Year 8th International Staff Training Week Application Procedures (13 March-15 April, 2024) Middle East Technical University (METU) from Turkey opens a new application call for International Staff Week within […]

Initiative Launched to Bring Pediatric Cancer Care Closer to Families in Ethiopia through Health Worker Training

Jimma University Medical Center (JUMC), in collaboration with other university hospitals (Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, St. Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College, and University of Gondar Hospital), has developed a decentralized satellite clinic initiative to bring pediatric cancer care closer to patients in Ethiopia. Through this initiative, the aim is to open nine pediatric oncology satellite […]

Jimma University Medical Center Successfully Conducts Vascular Surgery Workshop

Jimma University Medical Center, in collaboration with the global vascular companionship NGO, conducted a vascular surgery workshop from January 8 to 18, 2024. The workshop marked a significant milestone as the medical center treated 40 patients at the referral clinic, performing 11 successful operations. The surgical procedures included 2 AVF creations, 2 AVF corrections, 1 […]

Innovation Summit: Pitches, Insights, and Awards

In an event organized by the Project entitled “Establishing Innovation Incubation Center in Jimma University,” groundbreaking pitches, poster presentations, and heartwarming success story-telling sessions were conducted on January 23, 2024. In his opening speech, Dr. Jemal Abafita, President of Jimma University, extended a warm welcome to participants and innovators. He emphasized Jimma University’s commitment to […]