Promoting Health for All Through Primary Health Care

COVID - 19
The International Institute for Primary Health Care – Ethiopia (IIfPHC – E) is closely monitoring the evolving COVID – 19 pandemic and is dedicated to providing users with the most up-to-date information on the virus and related resources to support leaders, frontline workers, and communities in their response.

Case Trackers

The novel coronavirus has rapidly spread across six continents. Since the first reported case in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, this infectious respiratory disease has expeditiously spread within China, neighboring countries and beyond. The number of confirmed cases and death toll caused by COVID – 19 worldwide are hastily increasing. 

This COVID – 19 tracker developed by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) let you stay up-to-date with coronavirus course through the globe.

This tracker provides you with the trend in reported positive cases and death counts from novel coronavirus in Ethiopia.  

"Knowledge is Powerful. Information is Liberating."
~Kofi Anan 

Creating a health literate society that is aware of the severity of the situation and is able to understand how to protect themselves, and others, through basic actions is fundamental for slowing the rate of the novel coronavirus infection.

Learn everything you need to know about COVID – 19. How is it transmitted? How does it affect the human body? What are the symptoms? And how do we protect ourselves and others?

We are debunking the Myths about COVID – 19 to help you better understand what is happening and cut through the confusion.

Psychological coping of COVID - 19​

We provide you with helpful guidance on ways to address stressors caused by the life of quarantine and total lockdown.


We offer guidance on self-isolation at home.

Here are some tips on how healthy individuals can safely leave the house. 

COVID – 19 Learning Resources

Here you can find more information and learning resources on preventing and managing COVID – 19.

Here are answers to frequently asked questions & concerns on COVID-19.

Latest updates

RSS News (English) – World Health Organization
  • Improving understanding of and response to infodemics during public health emergencies February 23, 2021
    Following the first global infodemiology conference held in July 2020, WHO and partners coordinated a joint call for papers  with 5 academic journals representing different scientific fields, all related to components of the science behind managing infodemics. This week the first of these academic journals published its special infodemic feature. The research findings contribute to filling the knowledge gap identified through the WHO public health research agenda for managing infodemics released earlier this […]
  • No-fault compensation programme for COVID-19 vaccines is a world first February 22, 2021
    New programme makes compensation available to eligible individuals in 92 low- and middle-income countries without need to resort to law courtsThis is the first and only global vaccine injury compensation mechanismThe programme is funded by a small levy on each dose supported by the Gavi COVAX AMC   The World Health Organization (WHO) and Chubb Limited (NYSE: […]