President of IFRC, IRC pledges to support emergency health needs in Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, January 13, 2022 (FBC) –Ethiopian Ambassador to Italy Demitu Hambisa held discussion yesterday with Francesco Rocca, President of International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and Italian Red Cross (IRC).
Ambassador Demitu briefed the President about current situations in Ethiopia, especially the destruction of hospitals and health centres by the orchestrated attack of the TPLF which left the health system tittering.
Appreciating the consistent assistance of IFRC and IRC, Ambassador Demitu requested the president to increase the support in the areas of emergency medicines, kits, medical equipment and related items.
The President said that he is closely following the recent development in Ethiopia and pledged to continue supporting emergency health needs in Ethiopia.