A look at reigning Gacopa Outstanding Clinical Practitioner

His name rings a bell in the GACOPA family .

He is none other than Fitsum Taye Negash , an Ethiopia  Health officer and member of the Global Association of Clinical Officers and Physician Associates .

He was awarded the inaugural GACOPA outstanding Clinical Practitioner of the year 2020 beating more than 100 applicants spread across the world .


Mr Taye is also the sitting Vice president of PAESOE (Professional Association of Ethiopia Surgical Officers in Emergency ) and has a Masters  of Science Degree in integrated Emergency .

Mr Taye has published a lot of articles with the latest being on social innovation journal about the Ethiopian Health Officers  and the emergency Surgical Officers MSC Programs

Ethiopia is a country in East Africa with a population of more than 100 million people .The Health Officers (Clinical Health Officers ) are more than 40,000 and are responsible for all the primary health care





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