Dr Frank Ashall spent over four years (from 2012 to 2017) in Ethiopia as a professor, teaching medical and graduate students. He has a bachelor and doctorate degree from Oxford University, UK, a medical degree from the USA, and practiced as a doctor for over 11 years in the USA. He is also an author and campaigner for tobacco control, particularly in Africa, and is Director of the international NGO, Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative.
Ethiopia is a beautiful country, rich in culture and history, but it is also a country with a great deal of poverty and political oppression. The posts on this site are his reflections and opinions based on his experience in Ethiopia.