Less than a year since warring parties in Ethiopia signed a peace agreement
, the country is on the brink of renewed bloodshed following escalating hostilities between government forces and the Fano militia in the Amhara region.
There are about 5 billion people
globally who cannot access surgery. In Ethiopia, for every 5,000 needed surgeries per 100,000 people, the country’s health system can only provide 192.
Yet, this is Africa’s second largest population, with over 120 million people.