Scope of collaboration:
- Reducing maternal and child mortality in Jimma Zone
- Launching various advanced clinical skill training programs in Jimma University
- Strengthening the biomedical engineering services in JUTH
- Transforming JUTH leadership and governance
- Supporting JUTH and health facilities in Jimma zone with medical equipments
- Conducting collaborative research with Korean universities (institutions)
Achievements so far:
- Pre-placement BeMONC : 56 JU midwifery graduates of 2014 and 58 of 2015.
- CAC TOT: 16 JU/JUTH midwives & nurses.
- CAC in service training: 14 midwives & nurses from Jimma zone.
- BeMONC TOT: 16 JU/JUTH midwives & nurses.
- BeMONC in-service training: 16 professionals from JZHD and JUTH
- CFP TOT: 16 professionals from JU/JUTH and JZHD
- CFP in-service training: 16 professionals from JZHD and JU/JUTH
- Midwifery and nursing skill labs in JU: Renovation and equipping of three labs.
- 5 specialist doctors attended 6 months training in Korea:
- Interventional cardiology
- Interventional GI endoscopy
- Pediatric cardiac surgery
- Pediatric cardiology
1 sub-specialist and 1 specialist attended 2 months training in Korea:
Biomedical engineering (BME):
- Mid level training for 3 months in Korea: 2 BMEs
- Senior level training for 3 months in Korea: 1 BME
- Experience sharing on management of biomedical equipments for 2 weeks in Korea: 1 BME
- Basic medical equipment maintenance tools were supplied
- BME workshop renovation and equipping with necessary tools
- BME consultation program for 5 months
Jimma University Teaching Hospital Leadership Management and Governance:
- Hospital management consultation: 6 months
- 3 senior delegates: 1 week experience sharing in Korea.
- 5 JUTH staffs: 2 weeks training on hospital manual development.
- JUTH operation manuals have been developed.
Medical equipment supply:
- List of medical equipments for JUTH and health facilities in JZHD was prepared and being revised to be re-submitted to KOFIH.
- A collaborative research has been conducted on: “Health Needs Assessment of Jimma Zone for Health System Strengthening”
JU PI (focal person): Hailemariam Segni (MD)