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 […]


Registration for IELTS examination at JU 3rd round international examination on March 7, 2024. STEPS TO FOLLOW: 1. Website: 2. Click: “IELTS ACADEMICS” 3. Go to: “CHOOSE COUNTRY/TERRITORY” & Select “ETHIOPIA” 4. Find: “WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE YOUR TEST?” & “SEARCH CITY”, Select “JIMMA” 5. Find: “WHEN WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE […]

Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) and Jimma University Have Recently Joined Forces To Strengthen Collaborative Partnership.

In an important milestone, Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) and Jimma University came together in a high-level collaborative discussion. Dr. Jemal Abafita, Jimma University president warmly welcomed the representatives from AHRI, recognizing AHRI as one of the nation’s distinguished research institutes. During the discussion, Dr. Jemal emphasized the ongoing collaborative efforts between the two institutions […]

Renowned Scientist from NASA Visits Jimma University and Delivers Inspiring Public Speech to Staff and Students.

Distinguished scientist and Principal Investigator at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Dr. Berhanu Bulcha, recently delivered an awe-inspiring public speech during his visit to Jimma University. Known for his remarkable contributions to NASA in the fields of astrophysics and engineering, Dr. Berhanu’s groundbreaking work on identifying water on the moon has gained significant recognition and […]

Framework for Engaging Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM)

On December 25, 2023, Jimma University hosted a half-day workshop titled “Launching of Framework for Engagement of Higher Education in Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM). Supported by Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and funded by FCDO (UKaid) and USAID, the workshop aimed to institutionalize the Framework for engagement of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Public Health […]

Collaboration Between Jimma University Institute of Technology and Ethiopian Ministry of Innovation and Technology

A productive discussion was held here at Jimma University.. The aim of the discussion was to facilitate a Semester Exchange program for PhD and Masters Students, as well as joint integrated multidisciplinary PhD programs and collaborative research initiatives. The goal of these initiatives is to enhance the quality of learning and teaching skills, thereby producing […]