Minister of Health Adhanom Tewodros of Ethiopia

I am confident he must be credited for all his effort and political commitment to reducing child mortality by 40 per cent” Dr Tewodros said on the occasion.
In a keynote address he delivered to a national symposium discussing successes and challenges of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) in Ethiopia, Dr Tewodros said the number of people who are taking ART has shown a marked increase over the last one and half years.
Tewodros said that the maternal mortality rate was 1,068 per 100,000 mothers 15 years ago, while the rate has now decreased to 671.
Tewodros said and added that the new working system will also enable patients get service with in two hours.