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Anteneh Roba

Anteneh RobaAnteneh Roba is a physician in private practice in Fairfax, Virginia. He is president and co-founder of the International Fund for Africa (IFA), a Houston-based 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and a registered International Non Governmental Organization in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia dedicated to helping both human and non-human animals in Africa. Through his organization, he has worked to improve healthcare for children in Ethiopia, involved in the plight to make medical care accessible to the people of rural Ethiopia. Anteneh Roba has worked tirelessly to improve the condition of homeless dogs and equines and other working animals in Ethiopia. Additionally, through IFA he has been promoting the adoption of a plant-based diet across the African continent. He frequently lectures on the health benefits of a plant-based diet and on animal and human related issues affecting Africa and has written in various internet-based media publications on issues of child care in Africa, the environmental and health consequences of meat and dairy consumption in Africa, global hunger, and poverty. He also has contributed a chapter in the recently released book "Rethink Food" and has written a chapter in the soon to be released book "Circles of Compassion" by Will Tuttle, he is also currently working on co authoring a book about Africa and her animals. In his spare time, Anteneh Roba is active in rescuing, fostering and finding homes for abused and homeless dogs in the US.



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