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

SCOPE Fellow Writes Blog

Emily Robinson, SCOPE fellow currently working in Gondar, muses on her experiences... Recent posts include: The Other Lessons from Misbah Getting out of my Own Skin Read Emily's Blog Read More

Gondar SCOPE Steering Committee Formed

SCOPE fellow Kate Pfizenmaier convened representatives from the University of Gondar, the North Gondar Diocese, the Woleka Health Center, and the Ministry of Health on July 24th.  The purpose of the committee is to enable the growth and sustainability of SCOPE in Read More

SCOPE and University of Gondar Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Agreement was signed June 2014.  Now SCOPE has the legal right to work in Ethiopia using the certificate of the University of Gondar.  This is important to SCOPE because it means that SCOPE can partner with government agencies and other Read More

SCOPE in Ethiopia, 2014

SCOPE's co-directors, Peggy and Nancy, just returned from a trip to Ethiopia to talk with our partners and introduce our new SCOPE fellows.  See their report below: In coming to Addis and to Gondar, SCOPE had several goals to accomplish. Read More

SCOPE Pilot Replicated in Rural Area

SCOPE fellow Kefyalew Addis, of the University of Gondar, applied to the Community Service branch of the university for a grant to replicate SCOPE's work training priests and religious women to increase antenatal care uptake and prevent mother-to-child transmission of Read More

SCOPE Fellows meet the Archbishop

SCOPE fellows Emily Robinson and Kate Pfizenmaier met with Archbishop Abune Elsa of the North Gondar Diocese to discuss SCOPE's progress and the fellows' current projects.  Abune Elsa was very pleased to meet our current fellows and excited to hear about Read More

SCOPE Fellow Presents Results

Kristen’s poster on her SCOPE project won the best poster for education and training at the University of Washington Global Healthies Awards.  Congratulations Kirsten! View Kristen's Presentation: Read More

SCOPE Fellow Published

Meheret Endeshaw, SCOPE Fellow, had an article from her SCOPE research published in the journalAIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. Her article is titled Stigma in Ethiopia: association with depressive symptoms in people with HIV. Read Meheret Endeshaw's Read More