TRANSFORM: Health in Developing Regions (TRANSFORM)
The USAID Transform Health in Developing Region program is managed by Amref Health Africa in partnership with Project HOPE, Intra Health International and General Electric and funded by USAID. The activity is implemented with the aim of contributing to the equity and quality of health services in the four regions and support the Government of Ethiopia’s overall effort to achieve the Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP).
Transform: Health in Developing Regional States activity is expected to increase utilization of quality, high-impact maternal, neonatal and child health services. It will focus in the four developing regions: Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Somali.
USAID Transform: Health in Developing Region program launched a one-stop centre at Dubti hospital in Afar region to provide medical treatment, psychosocial and legal services to those who undergo Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in an integrated approach.Working in close collaboration with Afar Regional Health Bureau and Dubti General Hospital, the program established the centre to deliver a coordinated response to survivors of sexual assaults in particular. The one-stop centre initiative will help ensure sexually abused women and children in Dubti town and surrounding localities integrate back to their society with good health, psychological makeup and empowerment.