Ethiopia

Ethiopia
Population: 90 million (2011)
Population growth: 3.2% per year
Life expectancy at birth: 56.1 years
Fertility rate: 6.1 children/woman
Maternal mortality ratio: 720/100,000 live births
Less than 5 physicians per 100,000 people
Ranked 157th on the UN Human Development Index
Ranked 118th on the Economist Unit’s Index of Democracy
Only 6% of births attended by a skilled attendant

PROGRAMS IN ETHIOPIA:

Safer Surgery and Obstetrics
Safer Communities in Africa
African Information Initiatives
Patrons and Directors
Towns We Work In
WHAT WE TEACH:
Essential Surgical Skills
Structured Operative Obstetrics
Structured Hernia Repair
FIRST
Surgical Skills for African Residents
SSSL Nursing Course
Peace Building for Elementary Schools
Essential Burn Management
WHERE WE WORK: