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Timeline of healthcare in Ethiopia

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|1964||Policy||Pharmacy Regulation No.288/1964 is introduced. This legislation forms the legal basis for official establishment of drug regulation in Ethiopia, enabling the regulation of the practice of pharmacists, druggists and pharmacy technicians; manufacturing, distribution, and sale of medicines.<ref name="Pharmaceutical Regulatory Framework in Ethiopia: A Critical Evaluation of Its Legal Basis and Implementation">{{cite journal|title=Pharmaceutical Regulatory Framework in Ethiopia: A Critical Evaluation of Its Legal Basis and Implementation|pmc=4913194 | pmid=27358547 | volume=26|year=2016|journal=Ethiop J Health Sci|pages=259–76 | last1 = Suleman | first1 = S | last2 = Woliyi | first2 = A | last3 = Woldemichael | first3 = K | last4 = Tushune | first4 = K | last5 = Duchateau | first5 = L | last6 = Degroote | first6 = A | last7 = Vancauwenberghe | first7 = R | last8 = Bracke | first8 = N | last9 = De Spiegeleer | first9 = B | doi=10.4314/ejhs.v26i3.9}}</ref>||
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| 1966 || Organization || The Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is established as a nongovernmental non profitable organization. This marks the beginning of systematic provision of {{w|family planning}} in the country.<ref name="Assessment of Client Satisfaction on Family Planning Services Utilization in Wonji Hospital, Ethiopia, 2016">{{cite web|title=Assessment of Client Satisfaction on Family Planning Services Utilization in Wonji Hospital, Ethiopia, 2016|url=https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/assessment-of-client-satisfaction-on-family-planning-services-utilization-inwonji-hospital-ethiopia-2016-2376-0311-1000137.php?aid=87955|website=omicsonline.org|accessdate=23 August 2017}}</ref> ||
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|1969||Report||First case of [[wikipedia:dracunculiasis|dracunculiasis]] is reported in Ethiopia.<ref name="The burden of neglected tropical diseases in Ethiopia, and opportunities for integrated control and elimination" />||
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| 1974 || || The [[w:Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital|Hamlin Fistula Hospital]] is founded is founded by Australian obstetrician {{w|Catherine Hamlin}}. It is the first hospital dedicated to the treatment of fistula in the world and the only place where fistula injuries could be treated in Ethiopia.<ref name="International Day to End Obstetric Fistula">{{cite web|title=International Day to End Obstetric Fistula|url=http://ethiopiaid.org.uk/blog/P10|website=ethiopiaid.org.uk|accessdate=23 August 2017}}</ref> || {{w|Addis Ababa}}
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|1983||Campaign||Multiple Drug Therapy (MDT) is massively implemented in Ethiopia, leading to relatively rapid reduction in prevalence of leprosy.<ref name="The burden of neglected tropical diseases in Ethiopia, and opportunities for integrated control and elimination" />||
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|1993||Campaign||The Ethiopian Ministry of Health establishes the National [[wikipedia:Dracunculiasis|Dracunculiasis]] Eradication Program, and launches a village-by-village nationwide search during which 1,120 cases are found in 99 villages in the southwest part of the country.<ref name="The burden of neglected tropical diseases in Ethiopia, and opportunities for integrated control and elimination" />||
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| 1993 || Policy || The Ethiopia population policy is adopted with the objectives of reducing the total fertility rate, reducing morbidity and Mortality, as well as raising the contraceptive prevalence rate to a national average of 44% by 2015.<ref name="Assessment of Client Satisfaction on Family Planning Services Utilization in Wonji Hospital, Ethiopia, 2016"/> ||
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|1994||Campaign||[[wikipedia:Leprosy|Leprosy]] is combined with [[wikipedia:tuberculosis|tuberculosis]] under a joint control program.<ref name="The burden of neglected tropical diseases in Ethiopia, and opportunities for integrated control and elimination" />||
|2013||Policy||Ethiopia includes [[wikipedia:podoconiosis|podoconiosis]] in its national neglected tropical diseases (NTD) master plan, given that the greatest burden of podoconiosis globally is assumed to occur in Ethiopia.<ref>{{cite journal|title=Mapping and Modelling the Geographical Distribution and Environmental Limits of Podoconiosis in Ethiopia|pmc=4519246 | pmid=26222887 | doi=10.1371/journal.pntd.0003946|volume=9|year=2015|journal=PLoS Negl Trop Dis|pages=e0003946 | last1 = Deribe | first1 = K | last2 = Cano | first2 = J | last3 = Newport | first3 = MJ | last4 = Golding | first4 = N | last5 = Pullan | first5 = RL | last6 = Sime | first6 = H | last7 = Gebretsadik | first7 = A | last8 = Assefa | first8 = A | last9 = Kebede | first9 = A | last10 = Hailu | first10 = A | last11 = Rebollo | first11 = MP | last12 = Shafi | first12 = O | last13 = Bockarie | first13 = MJ | last14 = Aseffa | first14 = A | last15 = Hay | first15 = SI | last16 = Reithinger | first16 = R | last17 = Enquselassie | first17 = F | last18 = Davey | first18 = G | last19 = Brooker | first19 = SJ}}</ref>||
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|2016||Report||Life expectancy in the [[wikipedia:Ethiopia|Ethiopia]] is estimated at 58 years, being ranked 203rd out of 228 political subdivisions.<ref>{{cite web|title=Life Expectancy|url=http://www.geoba.se/population.php?pc=world&type=015&year=2016&st=rank&asde=d&page=1|accessdate=17 October 2016}}</ref>|-| 2017 || || The {{w|World Bank}} approves US$445 million to enhance {{w|water supply}} and {{w|sanitation}} in Ethiopia.<ref>{{cite web|title=World Bank Approves $445 Million to Enhance Water Supply and Sanitation in Ethiopia|url=World Bank Approves $445 Million to Enhance Water Supply and Sanitation in Ethiopia|website=worldbank.org|url=http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2017/03/31/world-bank-approves-445-million-to-enhance-water-supply-and-sanitation-in-ethiopia|accessdate=23 August 2017}}</ref> ||
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==See also==
 
* [[wikipedia:Health in Ethiopia|Health in Ethiopia]]
* [[wikipedia:List of hospitals in Ethiopia|List of hospitals in Ethiopia]]
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