May 4, 2018

Between the 1st and the 3rd of May 2018, the Office of the President of Israel in a partnership with the Society for International Development Israel – SID, held an event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia that marked an historic visit by President Rivlin to the country. The foc...

February 4, 2018

Rural and marginalized populations that have the least access to sustainable, adequate and affordable water supply and sanitation services also bear the highest burden of Neglected Tropical Disease. Until now the governmental WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and he...

January 4, 2018

A new program is being piloted in Tigray region focusing on Trachoma health education for children below six years of age. Health interventions are currently geared primarily toward school aged children; but given that children age 1-9 are at highest risk for the early...

December 13, 2017

The official launch of the NALA –Merck- Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) Collaboration took place on December 13 in the presence of the Israeli Ambassador, NALA’s collaborating partners in Ethiopia and representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO)...

September 13, 2017

Dear NALA community and friends,

The New Year is a time for us to reflect on what we have accomplished, and look ahead to coming challenges.
This has been a significant year for NALA, and for me personally.  This year demonstrated the feasibility and acceptance of our l...

July 18, 2017

We are proud to announce that the next stage of the national project - intense health education and community mobilization support in Ethiopia’s toughest disease hotspots - will be launched this month with the generous support of Merck. Merck's vision is to discover, d...

July 18, 2017

Songs, drama and games are part of an interactive behavioral change curriculum that NALA/JDC recently piloted in southwestern Ethiopia. During the last weeks of school in June, a school-based initiative was launched in collaboration with Orbis in the Hadiya and Sidama...

July 17, 2017

We are very happy for Trevor Pears who was knighted, in recognition of his philanthropic work, as part of the Celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday.  The Pears foundation has been funding NALA for the last 5 years, and this support has been crucial for our continued ac...

July 17, 2017

Students enrolled in a one year project management course from the University of Gondar traveled to rural areas in Dembia to carry out community based interventions. The course is run by Zemichael Gizaw, head of the university's Department of Environmental and Occupati...

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