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Addis Abeba – Embassy of India in Addis Abeba said it has organized a full day ‘Eye Care Camp’ and examined 450 Ethiopians on Saturday Dec. 13th. In a statement the Embassy said it carried out the Eye Care Camp at the Embassy of India Premises in collaboration with the Indian Medical Professionals Forum and the Indian Women’s Association

Zerihun Abebe Yigzaw
Looking at the earth during a night flight across the continent Africa tells all the grim story of a darker and invisible continent; face it, it is not as illuminated as many continents are on earth – mainly Europe, North America and parts of Asia. Save for the North-Eastern corner of Africa (Egypt) and the southern tip (Republic of South Africa) the rest of the continent, home to a total of 54 countries, is dark.

Merck supports the World Health Organization (WHO) to fight the parasitic worm disease schistosomiasis in Africa

 
Addis Abeba – Merck, a leading company for innovative and top-quality, high-tech products in the pharmaceutical, chemical and life science sectors, today announced that Ethiopia will receive around 13 million praziquantel tablets in 2015. Merck supports the World Health Organization (WHO) to fight the parasitic worm disease schistosomiasis in Africa. Praziquantel is the most effective treatment for schistosomiasis.