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Religious leaders’ engagement workshop

Religious leaders’ engagement workshop was held at 6 targeted woredas of HDAMA Communication for Health project. 300 trainees (religious leaders) were participated on the workshop. Its focus was on the contribution of religious leaders by tackling socio -cultural barriers to bring positive healthy practices in different health issues among their community. ...


Press conference held on survey result on tobacco control

HDAMA has organized a press conference on November 7, 2018 at Intercontinental Addis Hotel to publicize the result of two studies on "Air Quality Monitoring (AQM) and Public Opinion Poll" conducted in the areas where tobacco smoking is prohibited. The objective of the conference is to reach the community and the government through media professionals. 27 Media representatives and different stakeholders have participated. The studies have been appreciated. All participants have promised to take strong part in the fight against Tobacco and work hard with HDAMA for the proclamation to be declare ...


A New Project on the Go!

Towards realizing its vision “seeing a healthy society with sufficient livelihood opportunities and safer environment” and aligned with the strategic objective 2:5, “Improving environmental and community health and wellbeing”, HDAMA begins implementation of a new project that aims at Trans fatty acid elimination form food supply in Ethiopia. Artificial trans-fat is a toxic chemical that increases the risk of heart attack and death. Globally, the intake is estimated to cause 540,000 deaths every year. Yet, artificial trans-fat can be eliminated. Experience from food manufacturers show ...


Visit of the girls’ group home by the HDAMA executive director

The HDAMA executive director with the woreda committee members visited the new block for girls home that accommodates 20 girls under construction. The executive director has held a meeting with the Debre Markos committee members. The discussion points were new 20 girls’ recruitment, managing HDAMA activities in the town and structural linkage. ...


Workshop on tobacco was conducted

Health Development and Anti Malaria Association in collaboration with the Addis Ababa Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority conducted a workshop on tobacco and drug control on October 24, 2018 at Nexus Hotel. Public transport service sectors and different stakeholders in Addis Ababa were participated in the workshop. “Communications and media campaign to intensify support for the adoption of the proclamation with TC measures in Ethiopia project” has been implemented since October 2017. Organize public education, sensitization and awareness campaigns to gal ...


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