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Authors Tefera M, Bacha T, Butteris S, Teshome G, Ross J, Hagen S, Svenson J, Busse H, Tefera G
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Journal Ethiop. Med. J. Volume: Suppl 2 Pages: 27-35
Publish Date 2014 Jul
PubMed ID 25546907
Abstract

In the world emergencies occur everywhere, and each day they consume ressources regardless of whether there are systems capable of achieving good outcomes. Low-income countries suffer the most highest rates of every category of injury—from traffic and the highest rates of acute complications of communicable diseases including tuberculosis, malaria and HIV.To describe the development of pediatrics emergency medicine at Tikur Anbesa Specialized HospitalA twinning partnership model was used in developing a pediatric emergency medicine training program helps in development of pediatrics emergency system.Strengthening the capacity of Addis Ababa University (AAU), Tikur Anbessa Hospital (TASH) to provide pediatric emergency medical services through improved organization of the pediatrics emergency department and strengthening of continuing education opportunities for faculty and staff capacity building by this improving quality of care in pediatrics patients in the country.The Addis Ababa University, University of Wiscosin and People to People partners intend to continue working together to strengthening and developing effetive systems to deliver quality pediatrics emergency medicine care troughout all regions of Ethiopia.

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