Category: News

Jimma University Hosted Global Opportunity Initiative (GOI) 2024 Program

Jimma University, Ethiopia, hosted the Global Opportunity Initiative (GOI) 2024 program from June 4-9, 2024. GOI is a cohort-based faculty development program organized by the Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Jimma University President, Dr. Jemal Abafita, warmly welcomed the GOI team and expressed his […]

Jimma University Medical Centre has conducted a workshop on Pediatric Oncology

Jimma University Medical Centre has conducted a workshop based on the Pediatric Oncology Facility Integrated Local Evaluation (PrOFILE) self-assessment outcome. The PrOFILE is a dynamic 360o evaluation of health services delivery that helps care teams and institutions committed to increasing childhood cancer survival and define an improvement strategy. It was developed by the St. Jude […]

Jimma University has organized a National Research Conference on Peace Building through Peace Education

Jimma University in collaboration with Enabling University Peace Education (EUPE) project, has organized a two-day National Research Conference on the theme “Peace Building through Peace Education” on 23th and 24th May 2024 at Jimma University. Prof. Netsanet Workineh,  V/president for Research and  Community Service of Jimma University has officially opened the conference by stressing   […]

Jimma University and GKEN-EDMA Strengthen Their Research and Community Impact Collaboration

The Jimma University leadership and GKEN-EDMA network recently convened to explore strategies for reinvigorating their ongoing partnership and long-standing collaboration. The president of Jimma University, Dr. Jemal Abafita, and Professor Amare Desta, the general manager of GKEN-EDMA, led the conversation. Three main areas of cooperation were the focus of the discussions. Firstly, they explored opportunities […]

Neurosurgery Team Successfully Removes Brain Tumor . .

The neurosurgery team from the University of California, in collaboration with Jimma University’s specialist team, successfully removed a large brain tumor (meningioma) from a 65-year-old female patient at Jimma University Medical Center. We are in the Community! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JimmaUniv/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JimmaUniv Telegram: https://t.me/JimmaUniversityOfficial LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/school/jimma-university/ E-mail: ero@ju.edu.et Website: www.ju.edu.et Tel: +251-(0)47-111-2202 P.O. Box: 378

Neurosurgery Specialist Team Provides Training on Neurovascular Conditions and Hydrocephalus at Jimma University Medical Centre.

The neurosurgery team from the University of California, in collaboration with Jimma University’s Medical Centre , provided training on neurovascular conditions (Aneurysm and AVM) and hydrocephalus for residents and clinical students at Jimma University on May 20, 2024. This training covered the diagnosis, management, and treatment of these neurological conditions, which are commonly encountered in […]

Jimma University and Jimma community Welcomes Neurosurgery Team from University of California

Jimma University officials, Jimma city community leaders, Abba Gadas, Religious leaders, and Hadha Sinqes welcomed the neurosurgery specialist team from the University of California at Abba Jifar Airport. The visiting team will perform various neurosurgeries and share their expertise with the health professionals at Jimma University’s specialized hospital. We are in the Community! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JimmaUniv/ […]

An Experience Sharing on Grant Writing was held at Jimma University

A seminar entitled “Experience Sharing on Grant Writing” was held on the 16th of May, 2024. Guests from two universities namely from Ghent University (Prof, Inge Brinkman) and The University of Nairobi (Dr. James Wachira) were leading presenters of the Grant Writing seminar. The event began by Dr. Dheressa Dhebu, the director of the Institute […]

Second-Round Evidence-to-Policy Training (E2P) Held at Jimma University

The Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Public Health, Institute of Health at Jimma University, in collaboration with Fenot/Harvard, organized a three-day training on Evidence-to-Policy (E2P) from May 14th to May 16th, 2024. The training was led by Professor Tsinuel Girma, Director of Fenot/Harvard, along with esteemed professors and senior advisors from the […]

The 2nd 𝗔𝗠𝗘𝗔𝗥 International conference was held at Jimma University.

The 2nd International Conference on (𝗔𝗠𝗘𝗔𝗥)African Medical Education and Research was completed. Jimma University Institute of Health hosted a two-day conference on “AMEAR: African Medical Education and Research” from May 9-10, 2024. The Centre for International Health (CIH) LMU Munich, Germany organized the conference in collaboration with Jimma University. In his opening speech, Dr. Ahmed […]