Health and Nutrition

Hawassa University provides different health services in its Comprehensive Specialized Hospital in Hawassa City under the college of Medicine and Health Sciences. Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialize Hospital (HUCSH), provides high quality service at both outpatient and inpatient level for about 20 million populations of the southern Ethiopia. The hospital also trains undergraduate and postgraduate medical and Health Science students. In addition to these services, the University through its Community Service Directorate also works on community health and nutrition issues.

Some of the core activities in this category includes:

  • Nutrition education to improve nutritional knowledge, practice, belief and dietary diversity of mothers during the first 1000 days in University Technology village woredas of Sidama Regional State.
  • Awareness creation on non-communicable disease and facilitating linkage with health institutions in University Technology village woredas of Sidama Regional State.
  • Intervention of Tungiasis among affected communities through locally developed technologies in University Technology village woredas of Sidama Regional State.
  • Promotion of nutrition-sensitive agriculture (quality-protein maize, vegetable) in University Technology village woredas of Sidama Regional State.
  • Training on life skill, childcare & parenting skill, personal and environmental hygiene for parents in University Technology village woredas of Sidama Regional State.    

 

 

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