Ethiopia Health Aid

Gudata S. Hinika, MD FACS
Founder and CEO

Our mission is to build healthy, self-reliant communities in Rural Ethiopia through education, health and action.
We are a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization. We’ve been improving the quality of life in Rural Ethiopia since 2007. Our medical volunteers provide health and education resources where care is scarce.

 

Medical Service

Image (service) Ethiopia Medical and Humanitarian Mission
Title (service) Health Mission
Description (service) Our Mission Ethiopia Health Aid mission is to build healthy, self-reliant communities in Rural Ethiopia through education, health and action. EHA provides free medical services to rural Ethiopia twice a year. Be assured that EHA
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Image (service) Ethiopia Robotics Mission
Title (service) Robotics Mission
Description (service) Sustainable Student Program Harvard Westlake sophomore, Jake Futterman, decided to develop a week-long robotics summer program. Jake traveled to Ethiopia with Ethiopia Health Aid (EHA) to teach middle school students at Gode Primary Scho
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Image (service) Hospital of Hope
Title (service) H.O.P.E. Builders
Description (service) Hospital of Hope Negele Arsi was a forgotten shantytown in rural Ethiopia. Until Dr. Gudata Hinika and his wife Wubitu decided to do something radical. Witness the amazing transformation of what was once a trash dump in the middle of tow
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Image (service) Ethiopia Adventist Mission
Title (service) Join A Mission
Description (service) Ethiopia Mission Trip AMPed abroad seeks to develop collaborative partnership with Ethiopia Health Aid, a 501(c)(3) non-profit health care and education provider. Together, we aspire to create sustainable change that brings hope, health,
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Image (service) Next Generation Youth Leadership
Title (service) Youth Leadership
Description (service) EHA’S Next Generation of Hope Builders Serving on an EHA Medical Mission changes the lives of participants and beneficiaries alike. Hear from our team members about their personal experiences. Every mission is special. Every experience is
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Image (service) Surgeries in Rural Ethiopia
Title (service) Rural Ethiopia
Description (service) Local Medical Teams EHA Medical Missions focus on education, health and action. EHA deployed a team of 10 medical volunteers for their first comprehensive multi-specialty mission. Working with the local medical team at Adama General Hosp
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Our History

July 2018

EHA Robotics Summer Camp

On July 20-29, 2018 Harvard Westlake sophomore Jake Futterman, decided to develop a week-long robotics summer program. Jake traveled to Ethiopia with Ethiopia Health Aid (EHA) to teach middle school students at Gode Primary School in rural Ethiopia.
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2017

NAGHMC Grand Opening

The early part of 2017 saw a strong push from both continents to work steadily toward the final construction of the hospital and medical college, as well as putting our team through competency training and preparation to ensure a successful inauguration as well as day-to day operations.
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2017

NAGHMC Campus Completion

Ethiopia Health Aid’s mission to build healthy, self-reliant communities in rural Ethiopia has evolved from diagrams on a page into meaningful partnerships with productive results throughout our service area.
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June and September 2016

Hospital Development and Staffing

Working with local Ethiopian medical staff, EHA focused on the Development and oversight of Negele Arsi Hospital and Health College was the top priority for this mission.
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May 2015

Next Generation EHA

To ensure EHA’s mission of building health, self-reliant communities grows and thrives, we need to engage the next generation of leaders — locally and globally.
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March 2015

Tools of the Trade

EHA Board Members went to Boston, MA in the middle of the worst winter storm of 2015 to secure medical equipment and supplies for Negele Arsi Hospital.
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December 2014

Mind, Body, Spirit

The December team focused on bringing health to the mind, body and spirit. EHA collaborated with the Oromo Seventh Day Adventist team and deployed their first-ever Medical and Spiritual Mission.
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May 2014

Global Health + Multi-Specialty Care = Everybody Wins

For EHA’s medical mission on May 5 – 30, 2014, we partnered with AmeriCares to provide multiple cargo boxes of assorted medications and supplies.
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June 2013

Surgeries and Hospital Development

Working with local Ethiopian medical staff, EHA Surgery teams mentored their local counterparts and performed 200 life-saving surgeries during this 10 day mission.
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August 2012

Sharing Best Practices in Patient-Centered Care

EHA deployed a team of 10 medical volunteers. Working with the local medical team at Adama General Hospital, they provided primary care and outpatient services to more than 200 patients a day.
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March 2012

We Hear You: Pioneering Surgeries in Rural Ethiopia

Working with the local medical team at Adama General Hospital, EHA provided primary care and outpatient services to more than 340 patients a day.
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August 2011

Building A Global Health Gateway to Rural Ethiopia

Amazing things happen when new friendships are formed. Accepting an invitation to participate in the opening of a new hospital in the Oromo region of Rural Ethiopia.
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