Connect for Youth Health: Coordination and partnerships strengthened for better adolescents and youth health in Ethiopia | India Education,Education News India,Education News
On the 20th of August 2020, thousands of youth across all corners of Ethiopia joined online on the First Ethiopian Youth Health Forum under the theme “Connect for Youth Health”. The national gathering, graced by the presence of H.E. President Sahle Work Zewidie, was a euphoria by itself for the youth to discuss their own concerns, the active and meaningful engagement in the design, implementation, follow up and review of health policies and strategies, at the national, regional and global levels. Particularly, the forum aimed to engaging the young people through dialogues to explore ways of promoting better health outcomes for adolescents and youth in Ethiopia. Adolescents and youth in Ethiopia are the largest section of the population, constituting nearly 70%.
“Tomorrow’s Ethiopia is better than today’s Ethiopia because you, the youth of today are the strength, the peacemakers and the engine of development. Youth health is a nations’ health”,