Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia’s Urban WASH Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programme celebrated Global Handwashing Day event organized together with the Addis Ababa Regional Health Bureau on the 25 October at the Addis Ababa City Administration Hall.
During the event, Addis Ababa City Mayor, representative from FMOH, Dr Kessete Berhan Admassu, Ato Girma Ashenafi, Head of Addis Ababa Health Bureau, the donor communities and other high level guests attended the event.
Handwashing demonstration tents
Dr Yeshitila Hailu Deputy Country Director addressig the crowd and makies the opening remarks
Drama by Youth and Children Association on importance of handwashing
HEWs demonstrating proper handwahsing steps
L-R: Amref WASH PrgraMme Manager, AA RHB Head, Dr Yeshitila Hailu and Tamene Chaka WASH Alliance Project cooridnator
The band marching along the streets n with Global Handwashing banners
Mr. Girma Ashenafi, Head of Addis Ababa Health Bureau demonstrating handwashing
Ms. Kulule Mekonnen, Amref WASH Programme Manager making her remarks
School kids singing about the importance of hand washing
The youth and kids from the Addis Ababa Youth and Children Association performed drama and music celebrating the importance of proper handwashing.