YeneHealth and Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA) Partner to Strengthen Skills of Healthcare Professionals and to boost Health Literacy in Ethiopia

August 8th, 2023 – YeneHealth, a leading femtech startup, is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with the highly esteemed Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA). The collaboration aims to revolutionize healthcare services and empower communities through two major initiatives that will set new standards in the country’s healthcare ecosystem.

        1. Empowering Healthcare Professionals with Cutting-Edge Skills

As part of the partnership, YeneHealth and EMA are committed to expanding and creating more opportunities for accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) training and soft-skills trainings that are specifically designed for Ethiopian Healthcare professionals. By providing healthcare professionals with access to the latest knowledge and advanced skills, the initiative seeks to enhance the quality of care delivered to patients across Ethiopia, both in-person and virtually.

        2. Revolutionizing Health Literacy through Innovative Radio Programming

In a second exciting endeavor, YeneHealth and EMA are jointly collaborating to engage in YeneHealth’s soon to launch National Health Radio channel. This dynamic platform will broadcast vital health information and expert advice directly to Ethiopian citizens. Led by seasoned and well-qualified healthcare professionals, the radio program aims to improve health literacy and ensure accurate, reliable, and accessible healthcare insights for all.

“We are incredibly honored to partner with the Ethiopian Medical Association, an organization that holds immense respect and influence in the healthcare ecosystem,” said Kidist Tesfaye, CEO at YeneHealth. “Together, we are driven by a shared vision of transforming healthcare and promoting health awareness throughout Ethiopia.”

This powerful partnership underscores YeneHealth’s commitment to making a positive impact on the health and well-being of every Ethiopian citizen. The two initiatives are poised to redefine healthcare excellence and foster a healthier and stronger Ethiopia.

Stay tuned for more updates on this transformative collaboration and the upcoming launch of the National Health Radio channel.

About YeneHealth: 

YeneHealth is the first femtech startup in Ethiopia, focused on unlocking the digital door of healthcare services for African women of reproductive age. Their culturally-responsive and multilingual digital platform provides confidential access to a range of health services and personalized features, empowering women to take control of their health and well-being.



About Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA): 

The Ethiopian Medical Association is a prestigious professional organization representing medical professionals across Ethiopia. EMA promotes the highest standards in Medical Education, Science and Art, and it ensures the rights and benefits of Medical doctors. EMA has published the Ethiopian Medical journal since its establishment in 1962 and works in partnership with different stakeholders, including Governmental, non-governmental, private, international, and local organizations to realize its objectives. The Association has ten branch offices in five regions in Ethiopia, including Tigray, Amara, Southern Nations and Nationalities, Oromia, and Harari. It engages its members in multiple approaches including the recently launched Junior Doctors Network and network of Ethiopian Diaspora Doctors.


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