Addis continental institute of public health has graduated the first batch of the MPH graduates on July 30, 2016 at the main campus. The total of 50 students, 25 in General MPH, 14 in MPH (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) and 11 in MPH (public health nutrition) who successfully defended their thesis graduates. The guest of honor, Dr Kebede Worku (State Minister, Federal Ministry of Health), ACIPH director Prof. Yemane Berhane, invited guests, the institute’s staff and graduate families were present.
Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH) in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and the Harvard Chan School of Public organized a three days training regarding capacity building on systematic review and use of evidence for health professionals working at the FMoH. Systematic review of relevant literature is the corner stone to promoting evidence based public health practices. The training was conducted in two rounds from March 24 to 26, 2016 and March 31 to April 02, 2016 at Addis Continental Institute of Public Health in Addis Ababa. Forty three experts who are working in the Maternal and Child Health Directorate of the FMoH participated in the training workshop. Most participants appreciated the need of improving skills and expressed their satisfaction with the training. It is believed that the training will contribute to the systematic use of evidences.