ODA Offers Reproductive Health Education To 68,000 Mothers
Addis Ababa, July 22, 2002 (WIC)- The Oromia Development Association (ODA)disclosed
that it has given reproductive health education to 68,000 mothers in eastern Wollega and
General Manager of the Association Awadjibril told walta today that health professionals
exclusively trained in reproductive health gave the education at health institutions and
through house to house visits.
The reproductive health education programme is envisaged to raise the awareness of the
mothers about family planning, he added.
According to the General Manager, the programme which started last year, will continue for
five more years.
Accordingly preparations are being made to start the programme in Illubabor and Western
Wollega zones, he added.
He said that programmes dealing with HIV/AIDS prevention and transmission mechanisms are
also underway along with the reproductive health education progrmmes.
Packard Foundation, earmarked 12 million birr for the execution of the programme, it was