Higher learning institutions have immense role to play in enhancing the country’s health system.


Haramaya University which graduated 58 medical doctors, is contributing to strengthen the health system of the country.

The Haramaya University graduated its second batch of medical doctors on Sunday January 4, 2015 at the new Grand Convention Center. The graduate students are 58 in number.


Speaking on the occasion, State Minister of Health Dr. Amir Aman stated even if the country is registering an encouraging result in the health sector, more remains to be done. He added the role of Higher Learning Institutions is important in realizing filling the remaining gaps.”Ethiopia did its level best to fulfill the millennium development goals, the GTP in the health sector and the 20 years shealth plan. This comes true with the active participation of the public and the strong leadership of the government and we keep on working hard to do fill the gap.”


President of Haramaya University Dr. Girma Amente on his part said creating a healthy community is indispensible to sustain the ongoing development in the nation. He added the university will strive to increase this goal. “We are constructing modern hospital, Cancer Center and other health development infrastructure. The University community is working to alleviate the challenges in the community. Our capacity of receiving students has grown by three times from what it was before and by now we received 200 students. Graduates on their parts said that, they are ready to serve the community with strong commitment.



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