In February 2020 we held our first international workshop of the COMBAT AMR in Africa Network titled "Global threat yet local problem - antimicrobial resistance in sub-Saharan Africa" at the Hirsch Institute of Tropical Medicine in Asella, Ethiopia.
Jimma University Medical Center
Jimma University Medical Centre (JUMC) is one of the oldest public hospitals in the country with a bed capacity of 800. Geographically, it is located in the city of Jimma, 352 km southwest of Addis Ababa. Currently it is the only teaching and referral hospital in the southwestern part of the country, providing services for approximately 16,000 inpatient, 220,000 outpatient attendants, 12,000 emergency cases and 4,500 deliveries in a year coming to the hospital from the catchment population of about 15 million people.
Dr. Esayas Kebede Gudina, PhD
Jimma University Medical Center (JUMC)