Yonsei Global Health Center

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The Yonsei Global Health Center (YGHC) was established on the 01st of March 2014 in affiliation with the Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation of Yonsei University Mirae Campus in Wonju, Korea.  The mission of YGHC is to promote health status of developing countries and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and disease-free society. YGHC has carried out many projects funded by the Korean Government in numerous countries. Currently YGHC Ethiopia office is implementing a “Project for the National Campaign for Promoting Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavioural Change in Population and Reproductive Health in Ethiopia (SHaPE II)”. The YGHC Ethiopia Office has been registered as an international NGO to the Ethiopian Government since March 2021. 

This Project is funded by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and its implementation period is from December 2019 to December 2024.  The purpose of the SHaPE2 Project is to promote the awareness of population/sexual reproductive health and gender equality-oriented behaviour change across Ethiopia, with a goal of decreasing the total fertility rate and maternal mortality rate in the country.  SHaPE2 Project implementation areas are two administrative cities: Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa, and five regions: Amhara, Oromia, Sidama, Somali, SNNPR.