Scoping visit to Ethiopia

Jan. 2, 2015

January 2015

Associate director of NICE International Francoise Cluzeau undertook a scoping visit to Ethiopia in conjunction with the Institute of Tropical Medicine (Antwerp) and EVIDENT, an extensive network of North-South partners that aims to enhance evidence-informed decision-making and policy driven research in both health and nutrition in response to local priority concerns.

The visit included meetings with the State Minister of Health and Ministry of Health Senior Adviser, colleagues from the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), Addis Ababa university and the Ethiopian Health Insurance Agency.

Discussions highlighted outlined areas of potential involvement for NICE International/iDSI to help Ethiopia in its efforts on achieving Universal Health Coverage through priority setting activities with a focus on health economics training to help strengthen technical capacity at the Ministry of health and its agencies.