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Ethiopia

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Background[1]

Located in Eastern Africa, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is unique compared to other Africa countries due to its freedom from colonial rule during the ancient Ethiopian monarchy. The country experiences an excessive measure of AIDS cases and cautions a very high risk of attaining infectious diseases such as hepatitis A and E, typhoid fever, meningococcal meningitis, and rabies. The Great Rift Valley also creates natural hazards making the country susceptible to earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and droughts.

Population[1]
76,511,887
Climate[1]

tropical monsoon with wide topographic-induced variation

Languages[1]
  • Amarigna 32.7%
  • Oromigna 31.6%
  • Tigrigna 6.1%
  • Somaligna 6%
  • Guaragigna 3.5%
  • Sidamigna 3.5%
  • Hadiyigna 1.7%
  • other 14.8%
  • English (major foreign language taught in schools)
Infant Mortality Rate[1]
91.92
Per Capita Health Expenditure[2]
5.00

More Information

Sources

  1. CIA World Factbook
  2. WHO Global Health Atlas

      
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