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2014 award

Stop TB Kochon Prize to REACH ETHIOPIA

The prestigious Kochon Prize was presented to Dr. Daniel Datiko, the Field Director for the project at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health.

Daniel Datiko receives award on behalf of REACH Ethiopia.
Daniel Datiko receives the prestigious Kochon Prize on behalf of the organization REACH Ethiopia.


REACH ETHIOPIA is a non-governmental organization in Ethiopia whose main objective is to increase the identification of TB cases and to improve TB treatment among vulnerable and high risk populations through using close to community approaches in the Southern Region of the country.

Daniel Gemechu Datiko completed his PhD at the University of Bergen in 2011. He did his PhD on active case-finding of tuberculosis. After he completed his PhD he continued working on the same topic, and now his team has been awarded with this international recognition.

Congratulations from CIH in Bergen!

Read more here:  http://bernt.b.uib.no