SCOPE partners with medical and faith communities to improve health in Ethiopia through outreach, education, and training.

May Newsletter

Check out the May Newsletter welcoming two new fellows, Anna and Eaden. May Newsletter Read More

April Newsletter

Check out SCOPE's April Newsletter. Meet SCOPE's newest fellows, Adino Tesfahun and Geta Asrade.   April Newsletter Read More

March Newsletter

Read SCOPE's most recent newsletter. Catch up with Laila in Ethiopia, read about Kate's new role at SCOPE, hear about our Winter Event and meet our new intern! Click on the link below: SCOPE Newsletter   Read More

Update from Laila in Ethiopia

Laila Zomorodian, SCOPE’s newest fellow, had an eventful first month! She visited the Diocese of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and successfully completed SCOPE's priest-training program for the Woleka and Azezo clinic sites. Twenty-eight priests and religious women participated in the training and Read More

Dr. Anteneh’s Experiences Practicing in Ethiopia

Dr. Anteneh talks about his research project and his experiences practicing in Ethiopia

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New SCOPE Intern

Simon Casson is a senior undergraduate student at the University of Washington in the Jackson School of International Studies. Within the school, he is focusing his studies on Global Health. Simon’s interest in public health issues was solidified with his Read More

2014 SCOPE Fellows Return to US

Two of SCOPE's fellows, Kate Pfizenmaier and Emily Robinson recently returned from three months in Gondar Ethiopia, working with and learning from religious leaders in the area. Read about what they accomplished, and their future projects for SCOPE in Gondar. Read More

SCOPE Fellow writes article for Capitol Commentary

Religion, culture, and health are so closely tied that it is often difficult to decipher where one ends and the other begins. Strengthening Care Opportunities through Partnerships in Ethiopia (SCOPE) was founded on just such a realization. The founders were

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SCOPE Donors meet UW Grant Challenge

SCOPE is thrilled to announce that we have met the challenge toward our Endowed Fellowship Fun!! In August, Dr. King Holmes announced that the University of Washington Department of Global Health had pledged $25,000 as a matching grant toward SCOPE's Read More


King Holmes, Chair Department of Global Health, University of Washington, speaks about partnerships and SCOPE as a great partnership model. Department of Global health donates $25,000 in matching funds toward the SCOPE Endowed Fellowship. Goal is to be able to Read More