Lunch for Parkinson Patients and caregivers on April 28

The meeting and lunch ceremony was organized on April 28. Its main objective was to create awareness and to form a network among stakeholders. Patients, Care givers, journalists and invited guests were present in the meeting. The objective were to introduce and motivate members with the current year motto “Be strong” Mrs. Kibra Kebede, the Founder and chief advisor of the Executive Director of PPSO-E presented the year motto for the celebration world Parkinson awareness month. The leading ...

Panel Discussion on Parkinson’s Disease awareness month April 7 2016

Like the past years PPSO-E celebrated Parkinson awareness month by organizing different events. World Parkinson Month (April) was celebrated by organizing different events. Among these was “"Celebration of World Parkinson month ’’. It was celebrated on April month of each year. April was the birth month of James Parkinson an English Physician who described and wrote about Parkinson Disease. For Parkinson Patients support organization – Ethiopia April is a special month in which we successf...

What we Do

1. Awareness Raising In order to raise the awareness of the public, & the patients in particular, PPSO-E uses various methods. Some of these include the use of media (Radio, TV, News paper), Production & Distribution of Reading Materials both for patients & care givers, organize workshops, Networking with various stakeholders such as CCRDA-Health Forum Consortium of NCDs, World Parkinson Coalition, Helpage International, Trocaire, Ethiopian Medical Association. 2. Capacity Buil...

Training for doctors

PPSO-E conducted a successful training on Parkinson for doctors on PD which is very essential to the objective and sustainability of the organization’s activities. A Regional health Bureau and Federal Ministry of Health also facilitated in calling the doctors for the training. PPSO-E is greatly thankful to the Addis Ababa regional health bureau for writing letters and making phone calls to gather the doctors for the training. All federal hospitals under Ministry of Health have sent participant...

Know about Parkinson Disease

Parkinson is a progressive and degenerative disease of central Nervous system 10 facts about Parkinson’s disease 1. Parkinson’s disease is named after Dr James Parkinson (1755-1824), the doctor that first identified the condition. 2. It is caused by the loss of brain cells (neurons) in a part of the brain called the substantia nigra, which produces the chemical messenger dopamine. As the cells die, less dopamine is produced and transported to the striatum, the area of the brain that co-...

Experience of a Parkinson patient

PPSO - E: Introduce yourself please? Ato Aklew: Hello, My name is Aklew Yeshana. I am 73 years old PPSO - E: What was your Job before you were diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease Ato Aklew: I was a Forman in a Construction Company PPSO - E: What was your income before Parkinson’s Disease? Ato Aklew: I had a middle income salary, a house for extended family in addition to own family 5 in number. PPSO - E: How many years have you been affected by Parkinson’s Disease? Ato Aklew: 14 years ...

Support Us

If you want to donate to our cause of Helping Parkinson's Patients Stay in rhythm with life, please use the following account.   Parkinson's Patients Support Organization Ethiopia Commercial Bank of Ethiopia - Lafto Branch, Addis Ababa Ethiopia Account Number: 1000002963462 Swift Code: CBETETAA   Dashen Bank, Gofa Branch Account Number: 5039781372002 Swift Code: DASHETAA