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Jimma University and Operation Smile-Ethiopia Enhance Pediatric Intensive Care and Burn Care.

Jimma University Institute of Health, in partnership with Operation Smile-Ethiopia, has undertaken a significant project to enhance Pediatrics Intensive Care and Burn care services. The project encompasses a multi-faceted approach, including Strengthening the skills and capabilities of nursing staff, Pediatrics ICU and Burn Unit Infrastructure revitalization, Repairing non-functional mechanical ventilators through the procurement of essential […]

National Recognition for Outstanding Contributions to Road Safety.

Jimma University received national recognition during a program organized by the Road Safety Fund Service, aimed at acknowledging and appreciating individuals and organizations that have made significant efforts to enhance road safety. The event, opened by Dr. Alemu Sime, the Minister of Transport and Logistics, emphasized the global and local damages caused by traffic accidents […]

Research to Commercialization (R2C) Training Week One

A specialized training program called “Research to Commercialization” has been provided to equip researchers with the necessary skills and knowledge in innovative products. This program aimed to create an enabling environment for Research to Commercialization, build capacity through a curriculum, and support research project commercialization. Week one of the Research to Commercialization training program focused […]

Fostering Innovation in Logistic and Supply Chain

An impressive research conference titled “Enhancing Supply Chain Management in Healthcare and Agriculture: Analyzing Performance, Challenges, and Echelon’s Role” took place at Jimma University on August 28-29, 2023. Organized by Jimma University’s School of Pharmacy in partnership with the Elias Melake Foundation (EMF) and the KUHNE Foundation, the event convened experts, researchers, and professionals across […]

Medical Equipment Donation Worth Over 28 Million Birr

Jimma University, through its collaborative project with the WHO known as Essential Health Services (EHS), has donated medical equipment valued at 28 million birr. These pieces of equipment, generously provided by Global Affairs Canada, marks a substantial investment in enhancing healthcare services. These essential tools, ranging from pediatric weight scales to maternal health follow-up devices, […]

Ethiopian Physics Society in North America (EPSNA) has conducted a virtual summer school in collaboration with Universities in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Physics Society in North America (EPSNA) recently organized a virtual summer school in collaboration with universities in Ethiopia. The primary objective of the summer school was to provide students in Ethiopian higher education institutions with exposure to cutting-edge research in their respective fields of study. Additionally, the school aimed to inspire more students […]

Jimma University leads massive free medical and humanitarian initiative

President Dr. Jemal Abafita of Jimma University recently visited five free medical provision sites within Jimma town. This summer, Jimma University is taking a commendable step by offering free medical services and humanitarian aid to an estimated 140,000 individuals. The range of services provided includes clinical and non-clinical activities. These encompass free medical screenings for […]

Jimma University Celebrates Graduation of 2,124 Students

Jimma University proudly celebrated the graduation of 2,124 students in a joyous ceremony held today July 20,2023 at the Jimma University Hacchalu Hundessa Hall. Among the graduates, 1,835 completed their study at Bachelor degree level, 282 at master level and 7 at PhD level. The ceremony was graced by esteemed guests of honor, including Prof. […]


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E-Learning Directorate of Jimma University recently organized awareness raising promotion campaign of e-SHE initiative in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Mastercard Foundation, Arizona State University and Shayashone.

The E-Learning directorate of Jimma University recently organized a promotion campaign in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Mastercard Foundation, Arizona State University and Shayashone. The campaign aimed to raise awareness among academic staff and students about the e-learning initiative across all campuses of Jimma University. The event was attended by e-learning coordinators, academic staff, […]