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Congratulations to Professor Abraham Hailemlak

Congratulations to Professor Abraham Hailemlak, a long term partner of the CIH, on receiving his Honorary Doctoral Degree from the University of Oslo.


Professor Abraham Hailemalk was awarded an Honorary Doctoral Degree from the University of Oslo in a ceremony held September 1, 2017 at the University of Oslo.

He is Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at Jimma University and a long term partner of the Center for International Health.

He is well-known for securing increased quality of the clinical service and for ensuring education of health care providers. He is also recognized for his relentless work for increased quality of research and research education at Jimma University.

For more than 15 years, Prof. Abraham Hailemalk and Prof. Matthias Siebeck, from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich and co-founder of CIH, have been working together to strengthen medical education in Ethiopia.

We want to congratulate him and wish him success in the future!