EATI Will Host a Fundraiser in Washington, DC on May 20th, 2017!
The fundraiser will take place on the evening of May 20th and will feature an evening of Ethiopian cuisine, wine, and a piano recital featuring EATI’s own clinical instructor and Chairman of Fundraising, Dr. Joseph Huang. If you are interested in attending this fundraiser please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are unable to attend, please consider supporting EATI’s important work by clicking on our Donate button and making a donation.
EATI Graduates Its Third Class of Ethiopian Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows
Dr. Tewodros Haile and Dr. Dawit Kebede became the third class of Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows to graduate from EATI. The graduation ceremony took place on February 6, 2017. Dr. Tewodros will become the Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Division at AAU and Dr. Dawit will become the Director of Critical Care Services at AAU.
EATI Graduate Dr. Tewodros Haile Presented at the Union World Conference on Lung Health in the United Kingdom
In October 2016, Dr. Tewodros Haile had the distinction of presenting at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Liverpool. The conference was attended by over 3,000 participants from 126 countries and is the world’s largest gathering of clinicians, public health workers, health program managers, policymakers, researchers, and advocates. The Union World Conference specifically focuses on the challenges faced by the low- and middle-income countries with the goal of the conference is to rid the world of tuberculosis and address issues relating to lung health.
CHEST Foundation Awarded EATI a $15,000 Community Service Grant
Dr. E. Jane Carter was awarded the $15,000 CHEST Foundation Community Service Grant for East African Training Initiative. Dr. Joseph Huang attended the American College of Chest Foundation awards ceremony on Oct 24th, 2016 on her behalf. The grant is a tremendous honor and allows EATI to provide procedural workshops in airway management, advanced bronchoscopy, central line placement, and pigtail chest tube placement.