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21st health sector annual review meeting opens

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Addis Ababa, October 15, 2019 (FBC) – The 21st Ethiopia’s health sector annual review meeting opened at the Skylight Hotel today.

Present at the opening of the event were Minister of Health, Dr Amir Aman, Deputy Mayor of Addis Ababa city, Engineer Takele Uma and heads of regional states’ health bureaus, among others.

In his opening remark, Engineer Takele said a healthy and well-educated citizen is vital to build a prosperous country.

He also acknowledged health professionals who were working tirelessly to build a health citizen.

Dr Amir Aman for his part thanked health extension workers and health professionals for the multifaceted successes registered in the health sector.

While presenting performance of his ministry in the 2018/19 year, he said delivery by health professionals increased to 50% in 2019 from 28% in 2016.