ESIM successfully conducted its 5th annual conference on July 20 and 21 2019 at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) conference hall. The meeting was accompanied by a medical exhibition that national and international companies were involved.
The panel discussion was on public private partnership where minstry of finance, Ministry of Health, ESIM and Abt associates (Private Health Sector Program) were involved. The panel discussion was moderated by a consultant health economist (Professor Damen Hailemariam). Position statement was prepared to be submitted to the stakeholders.
There were two update lectures on Malaria and new therapies of Diabetes by expert speakers.
Our flagship program 'What is new in the year 2018/2019' addressed nine subspecialties of internal Medicine by consultant physicians on the field.
There was one experience based case series research work on severe hypokalemia that attracted the attention of internists.
ESIM leadership did annual activity report and the financial audit report was also presented by the external professional auditor. Discussions were made on the report and vibrant ideas were shared from the members that will ultimately strengthen ESIM.
ESIM sincerely acknowledges the generous support provided from sponsors and partners who participated in the conduct of this years annual conference.