Ethiopia

In Ethiopia WarTrauma provided mhGAP training in partnership with UNHCR and the Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA), an institution established by the Ethiopian government and part of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

ARRA is the main implementing partner of UNHCR and is in charge of food distribution, security issues in the camps, and other programs on health, education, etc.

The training in Ethiopia was a co-production between two trainers from WarTrauma and two Ethiopian psychiatrists with mhGAP training experience. Having two local psychiatrists on board was a huge advantage as they know the situation well and their involvement greatly contributes to the sustainability of the trainings. A total of 20 professionals, 16 clinical and 30 non-clinical staff were trained in Ethiopia.