Category Archives: Current events

The Story of Hana Alemu

Who to blame for a tragic loss of a child’s life?  Dangerous parenting skills, misguided disciplining practices or breakdown in the adoption process?  By Dr Solomon Alemu Feyissa  Background  After China, most children adopted into the United States from abroad … Continue reading

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Are you feeling stressed? The emotional impact of following social media news of traumatic events

By  Dr Bikat Sahle While social media publicity have been playing a crucial role in the effort to bring to light the human rights violations and abuse of migrant Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia, the excessive exposure to the gruesome details … Continue reading

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                                                       Our fellow Ethiopians  are currently facing cruel, inhumane abuses in Saudi Arabia. It’s very heartbreaking to watch the videos & to hear their stories. No human being deserves to be treated with such barbaric exploitation & humiliation; they deserve … Continue reading

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Dr Solomon Alemu Feyissa American Health Care System prior to the Affordable Care Act ( ACA) is primarily financed by a combination of private medical insurances ( mainly employer sponsored like blue cross blue shield, united, etc with employee contribution), … Continue reading

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