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MARNAT

"Alone we can do so little;

together we can do so much."

The Story Behind Yekatit 12 Burn Unit

My name is Achamyelesh Gebrewolde and I am 45 years old. Although it took a while to write down my story, I want to share my experience on how and why I was helping out in a hospital called Yekatit 12 Hospital. The hospital has been established during the late King Haileselassie and has been serving the community for many years. When I was four years old, I was admitted to Yekatit for a first-degree burn. I was told ...

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Burn, The Hidden Global Public Health Epidemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has labeled burn as the "hidden global public health epidemic," with 95 percent of people affected living in low- and middle-income countries, and 70 percent of those affected children ...

 

OUR MISSION

To assist in the provision of medical treatment and rehabilitative assistance to people recuperating from burn injuries..

Creating a window to nurture and develop neglected and disadvantaged children in our reach by providing them with a quality education and all-rounded growing environment.

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OUR VISION

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 To foresee an environment in which all children grow up in a loving and caring atmosphere so they can reach their full potential and worth regardless of their background.

02

In 2024, we want to have our own station (support corner) in the pediatric burn unit to assist individuals in need of medical care and treatment.

03

Providing multidimensional support for pediatric burn victims and their families in addition to the clinical care by creating an atmosphere of love, acceptance, kindness, tolerance, and compassion.