June 2013

We have been busy pushing ahead with our 5 year plan. Hawlt is now our area supervisor and has been doing great work co-ordinating with health officials and the people of the Simien mountains and making them stake holders in the project. Hawlt now has an office at the...

Visit to Ethiopia January 2012

SMMMS is currently providing community nursing services in the Janamora Woreda of the North Gonder Administrative Zone through the Gonder Relief, Rehabilitation and Development Association (GRRDA) and under agreements with the Amhara Region, North Gonder Zone and the...

November 2012

We have 3 students at The Hamlin Midwifery College in Addis who started their 4 year Bsc midwifery course. We are still negotiating with the Government on our 5 year programme but are ready to fly to Gondar to finalize everything in the near future. Nurse Geru’s...

2 – 18 March 2011

Report on Visit to Ethiopia Our original idea for visiting Ethiopia was to work with the mobile nurse and assess exactly how the programme was working. Unfortunately, the week before we flew, we were informed that the mobile nurse had quit due to ill health....

August 2011

The mountains are proving to be not only testing for the people living there but for our nurses also as our 2nd nurse quit due to the tough conditions. Hopefully our third nurse will last longer especially as the weather should be improving. We are also an officially...