On May 14, 2020 Lifebox hosted an Amharic-language Virtual Grand Rounds to share experiences and best practices from experts in surgery, anesthesia, obstetrics and emergency care in and outside of Ethiopia. Watch a recording of the Virtual Grand Rounds below.
ፕሮፌሰር ሚሊያርድ ደርበው (Professor Miliard Derbew)
- Miliard Derbew is a professor of pediatric surgery at the College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University. He is also a principal investigator for Medical Education Partnership Initiative Junior Faculty project for Ethiopia, MEPI-JF. Since 2015, he is the immediate past president of College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA). He was the principal investigator of Medical Education Partnership (MEPI) project, a five years project which was a consortium of four medical schools in Ethiopia and five universities in the United States, focused on building institutional capacity.
Derbew has served as Chief Executive Director (with a rank of Vice President) in the College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University (2010- 2011) and was the Dean of the School of Medicine from 2007- 2010. He has also served as President of the Surgical Society of Ethiopia and is immediate past president of COSECSA as well as former vice president and currently serves as a member of the Lifebox Global Governance Council and Lifebox representative in Ethiopia.
የፓናሉ የክብር እንግዳ : ዶ/ር ፂዬን ፍሬው(Special Guest: Dr. Tsion Firew)
Dr. Tsion Firew is an emergency medicine doctor based in New York and affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is an ardent advocate for the advancement of high-quality global emergency medicine, an adviser to the Ethiopian Ministry of Health and a member of its Covid-19 Response Team.
Dr. Hillina Tadesse is a medical doctor working as advisor and chief of staff for medical service general directorate in federal ministry of health. Prior to her current position she was director for health service quality directorate.
ዶ/ር ማህሌት ታደሰ (Dr. Mahelet Tadesse)
የኢትዮጵያ የሰመመን ሀኪሞች ሶሳይቲ ፕሬዝደንት ተባባሪ ፕሮፌሰር
Dr. Mahalet Tadesse is assistant professor in the anesthesiology department of Addis Ababa University at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital. She is also the President of the Ethiopian Society of Anesthesiologists Professional Association.
ዶ/ር ትህትና ንጉሴ (Dr. Tihitena N. Mammo)
Tihitena N. Mammo is an associate professor and a consultant general and pediatric surgeon at Addis Ababa University. Currently she is working at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital for more than nine years in general surgery specialty and more than six years in pediatric surgery. She is Ethiopia’s clinical lead for Lifebox’s Clean Cut program.
ዶክተር መቅደስ ዳባ (Dr. Mekdes Daba Feyssa)
Mekdes Daba Feyssa is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Ethiopia. Dr. Mekdes is a dedicated clinician and public health specialist with experience in training and research. She has served in various administrative positions in Ethiopia including as current president of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is member and chair of several advisory groups including Chair of the Civil society Advisory Group for UN Women, Ethiopia. She specializes in training focused on reproductive health issues and is a strong advocate for women’s health.