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Editor’s Note: This comprehensive report is compiled by Ethiopian Health Data, a website dedicated to track COVID-19 cases in Ethiopia and Africa. Please click here to download the pdf file of this comprehensive situation report. Background Addis Abeba, May 09/2020 – In late 2019, a novel coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) emerged in …

By Maji Hailemariam, MSW, PhD @MajiHailemariam Addis Abeba, June 02/2020 – Bekele, who suffers from a mental illness, hails from a small rural town in the Gurage zone. He lives with his sister, her husband and their three children. “When the illness starts, he does not communicate with people. He …

By Belete A. Desimmie (MD, PhD) @adbelete Addis Abeba, June 02/2020 – Today’s Ethiopia is suffering from three major ailments that are challenging its immune system rendering it ever more vulnerable. The trilemma metaphor provides a perfect framing for strategic thinking and the need to take one ailment at a …