The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) and USAID Transform- HDR are undertaking clinical mentorship training at Washington Hotel, Addis Ababa beginning Wednesday, December 4, 2109. The training being given under Health in Developing Regions Project will continue through Saturday, December 7, 2019.

The training brought together 11 gynecologists and 15 Emergency Surgical Officers from Afar, Gambella, Somali and Benishangul Gumuz Regional States. The training aimed at equipping trainees on how to mentor Comprehensive Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (CEmONC) Services in various health facilities across the four regions.

The training is being provided by professionals from various institutions, who have involved in developing the national mentorship guideline.

Health in Developing Regions Project is implemented by Amref Health Africa in partnership with Project Hope, IntraHealth International, and General Electric. Funded by USAID, the project covers 458 health facilities located in 58 weredas of the four regionals states.

The project aims at increasing the utilization of high impact and quality reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health and family planning services and supporting the Government of Ethiopia’s overall progress in ending preventable child and maternal deaths.