What are the traditional medicine in Ethiopia?

Traditional medical practitioners mostly implement herbs, spiritual healing, bone-setting and minor surgical procedures in treating disease. Ethiopian traditional medicine is vastly complex and diverse and varies greatly among different ethnic groups.

How much is Postpill in Ethiopia?

Since its introduction through December 2012, DKT has sold more than 3.8 million Postpill packs at a price of 40 cents per pack.

How many pharmacies are there in Addis Ababa?

308 pharmacies
Addis Ababa has a total of 308 pharmacies, 249 drug stores, 1 rural drug vendor, 759 clinics, 140 importers and 93 wholesalers of human medicine.

How many pharmacies are in Ethiopia?

According to EFMHACA website (www.efmhaca.gov.et), there are 133 importers, 272 wholesalers, 377 pharmacies, 1699 drug shops and 1392 rural drug venders currently existing in Ethiopia.

What is Tena Adam in English?

Tena’Adam (ጤና አዳም) also known as Rue in english, is a plant herb historically associated with magic mysticism and witchcraft. Since ancient times its been used in a variety of ways.

Where is deshet?

The centre they created is called Deshet – after the father of the ancient healing tradition of Ethiopia. Deshet is a centre for growing, preserving and documenting medicinal plants. Each year, Hakim Abebech spends two or three months collecting plants for her medicines from all over the country.

When do you use Postpills?

POSTPILL should be used after any unprotected sex or even if your contraception fails e.g. Your condom tears or you miss your pills or after rape. For best results, the tablet should be taken as soon as possible after sex preferably within the first 12 hours.

Is post pill and postinor the same?

No, it is definitely not. POSTINOR is an „emergency contraceptive pill” or „morning after pill”, that contains one common female hormone, levonorgestrel, a progestin. This hormone prevents pregnancy mainly by delaying or preventing ovulation (the release of an egg from the ovary), thus preventing fertilization.

What is pharmaceutical regulation?

Pharmaceutical regulations, or medicines regulations, have been defined as the combination of legal, administrative, and technical measures that governments take to ensure the safety, efficacy, and quality of medicines, as well as the relevance and accuracy of product information [12,13][12][13].

What is drug supply management?

Why drug supply management (DSM)? DSM is needed as it is concerned with practical ways in which high quality essential drugs are available, affordable and used rationally.

What to do if you get malaria in Addis Ababa?

There is no risk in Addis Ababa. Malaria precautions are essential. Avoid mosquito bites by covering up with clothing such as long sleeves and long trousers especially after sunset, using insect repellents on exposed skin and, when necessary, sleeping under a mosquito net. Check with your doctor or nurse about suitable antimalarial tablets.

What should I bring with me to Addis Ababa?

You should carry a comprehensive medical pack when travelling out of Addis Ababa. Make sure you have adequate travel health insurance and accessible funds to cover the cost of any medical treatment abroad, evacuation by air ambulance and repatriation.

What kind of medical services do you have in Addis Ababa?

Dentistry options are especially lacking. Ambulance services are also limited. Outside the capital medical facilities remain extremely poor. You should carry a comprehensive medical pack when travelling out of Addis Ababa.

How tall is Addis Ababa above sea level?

Malaria is common in areas of the country below 2,000 metres above sea level. Addis Ababa sits at 2,400 metres but a number of sites popular with tourists are below 2,000.