Established to serve as a platform to strengthen Ethiopia’s Primary Healthcare and share best and evidence-based practices with the rest of the world.

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60 %

In childhood mortality (under 5 years old) in the last couple of decades.


Increase in skilled births in the last 16 years.

1 %

In Basic Vaccination within the last 16 years.

About Us

We are an institutionalized entity governed by the Ministry of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, organized to serve as a platform to strengthen Ethiopia’s Primary Health Care (PHC), and share with the rest of the world best and evidence based practices of Primary Health Care such as Ethiopia’s successful Health Extension Program (HEP).


To see a world where all people enjoy healthy life through PHC.


To proactively engage and drive the advancement of local and global PHC policy and programming.

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