2014 marks the University of Gondar’s 60th Anniversary – its Diamond Jubilee. Established in 1954 as the country’s 1st Public Health College and Training Center, the University has been a pioneer institution producing many of the country’s leading health and medical professionals. It has since grown and expanded producing high quality graduates in a range of different fields. During the 50th Ethiopian Medical Association conference, attended by H.E.Dr. Kesetebirhan Admasu, Minister of Health Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and distinguished members of the country’s medical professionals the University of Gondar was awarded in recognition of its 60 years of service in the field.
Professor Mengesha Admassu, President of the University of Gondar, was present to receive the award and addressed the audience in appreciation of this prestigious recognition. He also invited the participants to take part in the University’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in July 2014.