(January 3, 2020) Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH)-JU-JZHO collaborative Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health project donated different equipment’s for four districts in Jimma Zone, namely Dedo, Omo-Nada, Mancho, and Omo-Beyam. Today, the project delivered 26 motorbikes, 9 Ultrasounds, 23 Computers, 4 LCD Projectors, 25 Shelf’s of different types, and 29 printers with its inks to health facilities in the project operational areas, which is estimated to 5,627,237.02 Ethiopian Birr.
The project has been donating drugs, Laboratory reagents, and medical equipment’s, Motorbikes and computer since 2017 to contribute to the achievement of the Ethiopian health Sector transformation plan through reduction of maternal, neonatal and child morbidity and mortality.
Since its establishment in 2015, the project has contributed a lot in improvement of maternal and child health care services. The project provided capacity building training for health care services providers, and leadership training for the management team at different level for several times. In addition, the project has contributed to infrastructure improvements by installing solar panels and developing water source.