Ministry to Cover Fikadu Teklemariam’s Local Health Costs
The Ministry of Health has announced that it will cover the local health treatment costs of artist Fikadu Teklemariam.
The renowned theater and film actor has lost functionality of both his kidneys. Thus, he has been advised by doctors to receive a kidney transplant.
Colleagues and friends of Fekadu Teklemariam have organized a fundraising committee to collect money for his operation. The ‘Help Save Fikadu Teklemariam’s Life’ gofundme.com campaign has raised $57,394 from 1,188 people in 7 days.
The Ministry of Health has also joined in to support the treatment costs of the celebrated theatrical artist. The Ministry stated it will cover his treatment costs in Ethiopia.
Additionally, Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Kebede Worku thanked Ato Fikadu Teklemariam for his voluntary 5-year long ambassadorship to fight TB in Ethiopia. The Deputy expressed his wish for the actor’s speedy recovery.