Ethiopian Medical Doctors Complete 2-Month Eritrea Voluntary Service

News Politics
Farewell - Ethiopian Doctors who come to deliver a two-month voluntary service in Eritrea
The Ministry of Health organized a farewell reception for the 35 young Ethiopian Doctors in recognition of their two-months voluntary health services in Eritrea.


The Ministry of Health of the State of Eritrea organized a farewell reception yesterday, in recognition of Ethiopian Doctors who completed the two months voluntary health services in Eritrea.

After handing over a certificate of recognition to the Doctors, Minister of Health of the State of Eritrea, H.E. Amina Nurhussien, said in her speech that, based on the decision of H.E. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed during the Graduation ceremony of Bahirdar Medical School at the presence of H.E. President Isaias Afwerki, 35 Ethiopian Doctors have been delivering voluntary health services in Eritrea.

In this regard, the Eritrean government and people highly appreciate and thanks to the group of Ethiopian Doctors who contributed their share in intensifying the ongoing people-to-people relations between the two countries.

In the past two months of their service at Hospitals in Asmara such as Orotta, Halibet, Edaga Hamus, and Hazhaz, as well as hospitals in Keren, Dekemhare, Mendefera and Ghinda, the Doctors helped a lot of patients, contributed in the sector and also they were outstanding professionals, disciplined and good at sharing experiences with their Eritrean counterparts, Minister Amina added.

Minister Amina also said that these 35 Ethiopian Doctors should serve as a bridge on the future health-related cooperation between the two countries.

Minister Amina also thanked the People and Government of Ethiopia and handed over an award to H.E. Ambassador Redwan Hussein, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ethiopia in the State of Eritrea.

The group of 35 Ethiopian medical Doctors who completed their voluntary mission in Eritrea will return back home to Ethiopia today.

On this occasion, the Ethiopian Embassy in Asmara would like to appreciate and recognize these Doctors for serving their country as health sector Diplomats in the ongoing peace process with Eritrea.

Ethiopian doctors in Asmara
(Courtesy of Ethiopian Embassy, Asmara)
Ethiopian doctors in Asmara
(Courtesy of Ethiopian Embassy, Asmara)