Mekelle University, College of health sciences, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery unit conducted the “2nd National Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Workshop” on 3rd, 4th and 5th July 2017. “Trauma for trainees” was the topic chosen for this year because in any hospital, trauma care forms a significant part of any hospitals surgical practice. The future maxillofacial surgeons of Ethiopia need to handle trauma cases on a day to day basis.

2nd National Oral Su wor

Different researches show that non communicable diseases specifically Cardiovascular Disorders including Stroke have been and still are the leading causes of mortality in the developed world since the last couple of decades. In the developing nations including Ethiopia, communicable diseases have been the leading causes of mortality and taking the lions share. However, in the past few decades we have noticed that the burden of non-communicable diseases like Hypertension, Diabetes are steeply rising in the developing world and Ethiopia is no exception.    

Dr Dejuma

 Dr Dejuma Yadeta opening the CME

The core management team for the national level Research Project on “Ethiopian Educational Network to Support Agricultural Transformation, EENSAT” held a discussion in Addis from July 10-14, 2017. This project is jointly funded by NUFFIC and ITC (University of Twente), and co-sponsored by Ministry of Education from Ethiopian side.


Ethio jobs have been working closely with MU’s University-Industry Linkage for the past few months to organize a job fair to the graduating students. As part of this project, around 30 companies came to Mekelle University to meet their potential employees from the 2017 graduating students on June, 30/2017 at MU.

Dr.Kindeya G/Hiwot, President of MU, at his opening speech said “this is the first of its kind in our 25 years history, this is the unique opportunities to form partnership b/n potential employers and employees, entering work life completing studies is a two way process. As students, you need to make yourselves attractive to employers. But companies have to make an equal effort to attract the best students.’ Additionally, he mentioned that Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing and the students of Mekelle University have made important choice in life by choosing MU, and he passed his gratitude to the companies for giving such opportunities to the graduating students.

Siham Ayele from Ethio jobs on her part passed her congratulations to the graduate students and advised them ‘‘you all are dynamic and professionals, this opportunity is for you, go out there and have your first experience introduce yourself and talk with different organizations about what they do and how you can contribute register and drop your Cvs to their tables if they ask and most importantly enjoy your day.” She also thanked the MU Community and Dr. Kindaya G/hiwot, the companies participating in the job fair, and the job fair organizing committee and team ethio jobs for their determination to take project further.

Abrehet G/giorgis computer science graduating student and the student union representative thanked MU Management and Ethio jobs for organizing such an opportunity for graduating students.