ISPOR Ethiopia Regional Chapter

ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter

Chapter Activities

  • 1st National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Ethiopia: Challenges and Opportunities”
    December 22nd 2017, Ethiopia

    The 1st National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Ethiopia: Challenges and Opportunities” was organized by the ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter on Thursday, 22nd December 2017 at the University of Gondar, Ethiopia.

    The following members of the Ethiopian chapter participated in the event:

    • Daniel A Erku-President of the Ethiopian Chapter
    • Begashaw M Gebresillassi- President-Elect
    • Eyob A Gebreyohannes Secretary,
    • Tadesse M Abegaz , Henok G Tegegn, Asnakew A Ayele, Sewunet A Belachew, Philipos Petros- Treasurer & Directors

     

    The event’s presentations included the following topics:

    • “YP-CDN, and the current status of NCD policies in East Africa: Opportunities for action from young people s Perspectives”
    •  “Target Organ Damage and the Long Term Effect of Nonadherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines in Patients with Hypertension”- presented by: Tadesse Melaku, Bpharm, MSc
    •  :Anti‑malarial treatment outcomes in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta‑analysis “ presented by: Mohammad Hassen, Bpharm, MSc

     

    Mr. Begashaw M (President elect of ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter), Mr. Eyob A (Secretary of ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter), and Mr. Sewunet (Director for Membership of ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter) participated in the closing discussion focusing on the chapter’s plans, including information on how to get involved and membership opportunities. Information about how to establish an ISPOR student chapter, and the project of creation of the “Center for Outcomes Research in Ethiopia-CORE” was also discussed.

    To learn more about this event, click the following links:


    Program-1st National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Ethiopia Challenges and Opportunities”
    Presentation-1st 1st National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Ethiopia Challenges and Opportunities
  • First Chapter Executive Committee Meeting
    July 31, 2017, Gondar, Ethiopia

    Meeting Minutes
  • New ISPOR Regional Chapter in Ethiopia
    International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Welcomes ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter

    ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter has been approved by the ISPOR Board of Directors on July 24, 2017. The Chapter is joining the ISPOR Africa Network.

    Daniel Asfaw Erku is the Chapter President. He is a lecturer and a clinical researcher of Pharmacy Practice and director for Community Pharmacy and Outreach Programs, School of Pharmacy, University of Gondar in Ethiopia. Daniel Asfaw Erku also serves as an academic advisor to undergarduate students at the School of Pharmacy, Gondar University. He is a member of antimicrobial stewardship team, co-director of Drug Information Services and associate editor of Drug Information Bulletin of the University of Gondar referral hospital.

    ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter is planning to organize the first chapter meeting on 11 December 2017 in collaboration with the University of Gondar The main topics to be discussed will include:

    __ISPOR and mission of the Ethiopian Chapter: objectives and future goals

    __Pharmacoeconomics in Ethiopia: challenges and opportunities

    __PE Unit: current concepts and perspectives

    __Translating outcomes research to health care decisions in Ethiopia

    __Integrated Health Care  

    Well-known experts in health economics and outcomes research from Ethiopia will be invited to present at the meeting.


About Chapter

Chapter Leadership
PresidentDaniel Asfaw Erku, BPharm, Dip Ed, RPh
President-ElectBegashaw Melaku, BPharm, MSc
SecretaryEyob Alemayehu Gebreyohannes, BPharm, MSc
TreasurerTadesse Melaku Abegaz, BPharm, MSc
Director of Communication and Head of Addis Ababa OfficePhilipos Petros, MA, BA, Dip Pharm
Director of Event Planning and ProgrammingAsnakew Achaw Ayele, BPharm, MSc
Director of Research and PublicationHenok Getachew Tegegn, BPharm, MSc

Chapter Constitution

Ethiopia Regional Chapter Constitution


Contact Information

ISPOR Ethiopia Regional Chapter Office
School of Pharmacy
College of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Gondar
Gondar, Ethiopia

Tel/fax: +251921577166
E-mail: isporethiopia@gmail.com

Ethiopia
Established July 2017
Daniel Asfaw Erku, BPharm, Dip Ed, RPh, President of the ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter
Daniel Asfaw Erku, BPharm, Dip Ed, RPh, President of the ISPOR Ethiopia Chapter
1st National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Ethiopia: Challenges and Opportunities”  December 22nd 2017, Ethiopia
1st National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research in Ethiopia: Challenges and Opportunities” December 22nd 2017, Ethiopia

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