Capital: Addis Ababa
Largest City: Addis Ababa
National Day: May 28 (Downfall of the Derg)
Government: Federal dominant-party parliamentary republic
Area: 426,400 sq mi (1,104,300 km2)
Currency: Birr (ETB)
Timezone: UTC+3 (EAT)
Calling Code: +251
Internet TLD: .et
ETHIOPIA IVP 2020
The International Volunteer Program (IVP) is an initiative to facilitate increased oral health education and to support initiatives in dental care to those communities in need where dental care is inadequate. The IVP is open to members of national and international dental student associations; IADS, EDSA-Ethiopia, AfroDSA.
The treatment to be undertaken during the IVP includes examinations, referrals, extractions, fillings, manual scaling, and prophylaxis. Clinical supervision will be provided by qualified dentists.
The goal of Ethiopia IVP 2020 is to treat 1500 patients!
Application Deadline: 15th of December, 2019 (23:59 UTC+0)
Fees: 400 USD – accomodation, food and local transportation are covered.
* From Jan 16 – Jan 30, 2020
* The fee will cover accommodation, meals, city tour, cultural nights and local
transportation during the one week stay established with Addis Ababa.
* Participants will work from Friday to Tuesday during the hours of 8:00am – 4:00 pm and will have social events and other activities on Wednesday.