Ethiopia Health Aid: Dignity Health 2016 Grantee

Life-saving patient care in Oromia, Ethiopia

Dignity Health’s grant was used to support in-patient care and surgeries at Adama Hospital and Medical College. These included 11 goiter operations, seven late/end stage breast cancer surgeries, late/end-stage colon cancers, three bowel obstructions, and four trauma/emergency surgeries. In addition, Ethiopia Health Aid was able to provide patient transport to the hospital. Funds were also used to provide primary care services in remote communities and medication for patients at their Gode Village Community Health Clinic.