Hararghe Health Research Partnership (HHR) is a collaborative effort between Haramaya University (HU) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to the advancement of Health Sciences research through strengthening research and surveillance capacity, ensure best practice in research and in
Haramaya Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) was established in Haramaya district located in the East Hararghe, Oromia, Eastern Ethiopia. It includes 12 kebeles (sub-districts) in the district. Most of these kebeles are midland ranging in an altitude of 1600-2100 meters above sea level. The area has 6 health centres and 12 health posts. A baseline enumeration of the site was done in 2018 and first-round event registration started in January 2019.
From September to November, the CHAMPS Ethiopia team completed a total of 32 MITS from the three DSS sites, Kersa, Harar and Haramaya. The team shared mortality and Decode data with EPHI, and presented the data to local journalists, and health workers of the Obstetric and Pediatric Departments of Hiwot Fana Hospital.