Research findings from Ethiopia

  • S. Getachew, E. Ali, K. Tayler-Smith, B. Hedt-Gauthier, W. Silkondez, D. Abebe, W. Deressa, F. Enquessilase, J. K. Edwards; (2016); The burden of road traffic injuries in an emergency department in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Full PDF
  • Dr. Wakgari Deressa, Tigist Addis, Tseganeh Demissie, Andenet Haile, Wahid Manaye; (2015); Formative Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Assessment Report. Full PDF
  • Dr. Seblewengel Lemma, Mr. Honelign Nahusenay, Dr. Gudina Egata, Dr. Mezgebu Yitayal, Ms. Dagmawit Tewahido; (2015); Analysis of the Core Functions, Issues, and Challenges of Human Resource Management for Urban Health Extension Professionals. Full PDF
  • Dr. Abera Kumie, Dr. Mamo Wubshet, Dr. Takele Tadesse, Mr. Walelegn Worku, Mr. Sileshi Taye, Ms. Dagmawit Tewahido; (2015); Situational Analysis of Urban Sanitation and Waste Management “The Structural, Socio-Economic, Institutional, Organizational, Environmental, Behavioral, Cultural, Socio-Demographic Dimensions.Full PDF

Community Diabetes Prevention Program

A free, year-long program designed to help you receive the support and knowledge you need to prevent type 2 diabetes. Our Lifestyle Coaches follow a curriculum approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help you lose weight, reduce stress and get moving.

Community Programs and Outreach

The Center’s partners range from schools, homeless shelters, senior centers, faith-based communities and other broad-based efforts that recognize neighborhood economic, social and physical environments as underlying determinants of health and disease. Further, the Center undertakes more extensive assessments in partnership with community-based organizations to create programs that reflect community need, voice and culture.

Building Bridges Between CUHD-E and the Community

The Center for Urban Health Development-Ethiopia (CUHD-E):

  • Serves as a bridge between Center for Urban Health Development-Ethiopia (CUHD-E), facilitation understanding and information sharing so as to improve health outcomes
  • Facilitates collaborations between Center for Urban Health Development-Ethiopia (CUHD-E) around research, community projects, program planning/implementation and evaluation.
  • Improves the understandings of Center for Urban Health Development-Ethiopia (CUHD-E) as they relate to the health needs and aspirations of the community; and at the same time, to improve the understandings of the community as to the work that Center for Urban Health Development-Ethiopia (CUHD-E) does that has the promise of improving the health and well-being of the community
  • Strengthens the capacity of the Addis Ababa neighborhoods by bringing the knowledge and skills available through CUHD-E to the needs and issues identified by the community
  • Strengthens the academic offerings and opportunities within CUHD-E as they relate to urban health and development
  • Initiates and monitors sustainable, collaborative interventions that will improve the health and well-being of Addis Ababa neighborhoods