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A tribute to the late Dr. Ferew Lemma

ILRI News

This was originally posted on the GAIN website to read more go here https://www.gainhealth.org/media/news/tribute-late-dr-ferew-lemma

Over the holiday period the nutrition community - and the world - lost a powerful champion: Dr. Ferew Lemma.

Dr. Ferew was the Senior Adviser on Nutrition to the Ethiopian Minister of Health for the past 10 years. The first time we met Dr. Ferew over 10 years ago, he was deeply disappointed over some recently published nutrition data from Ethiopia. His distress made a deep impression on us: here was someone who cared about the numbers, cared about the people behind those numbers, and cared that insufficient progress was being made for those people.  
 
We and countless others have worked with him in many contexts over the past 10 years. Read more...

 

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