Brain Awareness Week
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My Amazing Brain in Health & Disease

Yared Zewde

Event Date + Time:
March 13 @ 9:00 am - March 19 @ 4:00 pm

Event Location:
Zambia st Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Venue Name:
College of Health Sciences Lecture Hall Directions

About This Event

Event Description:

Alzheimer's Ethiopia (AE) in partnership with local and international partners organized the 2023 National Brain Awareness Week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the leadership of Dr. Yared Z. Zewde, founder and director of AE and Chair of the Department of Neurology at College of Health Sciences in Addis Ababa University. The week-long program was packed with a number of interactive and engaging activities which were catered to high school and undergraduate medical students and the general public.

The program objectives were creating awareness about neural functioning and brain health, stimulating public conversation towards some of the most common neurological diseases, and enhancing students' interest and engagement in neuroscience at an earlier stage.

Event Sponsor(s):

Department of Neurology, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University

Type(s) of Event:

Other, Press Briefing, Radio Show, School Program, Social Media Campaign, TV Show, Workshop

Other Type(s) of Event:

Brain quiz and puzzles


General Public, High school students (9-12), University students

Other Audiences:

Required Registration?


Organizer's Details

Contact Information:

Name: Yared Zewde


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