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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2010 - List of participants - GFMER members pages

Worku Gebrekidan

Cu-Icap-E, Eastern Regional Office, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Worku Gebrekidan

Worku Gebrekidan, MPH
Deputy Regional Director, Cu-Icap-E, Eastern Regional Office, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Educational background

  • Master in public health , Addis Ababa University, 2003, Ethiopia
  • Bachelor of science in Public health , Jimma University, 1999, Ethiopia
  • Diploma in comprehensive nursing, Gonder university, 1989, Ethiopia
  • BSC in development management ( distance learning,  last semester) , since 2006 until now

Work experience

  • Deputy regional Director, CU-ICAP-E Eastern regional Office  since December 2009 until now
  • Program officer at eastern regional office, CU-ICAP- Ethiopia 2006-2009
  • Responsible in peer educator program at regional office level, and participated in providing training to peer educators
  • Global fund HIV/AIDS program coordinator to Somali regional health bureau of Somali region
  • Participated in different trainings related to nutrition, HIV/AIDs, malaria….
  • Participated in micronutrient survey with save the children USA Ethiopia
  • Nutritionist and health coordinator in southern office (Awasa) , save the children USA, Ethiopia, 2003
  • Integrated disease surveillance and epidemic expert in regional health Bureau of  Somali region ( Ethiopia) 1996-1997
  • Polio eradication expert  and regional focal person 2000-2001 half
  • MCH program coordinator in Shilile zone Somali region, (Ethiopia)1994-1995
  • Matron in Gode hospital , Somali region ( Ethiopia), 1992-1993
  • Head of health center and district health service in Somali region ( Ethiopia), 1989-1991


  • Monitoring and Evaluation of health programs
  • Basic Anti retroviral therapy
  • Clinical training skills (CTS) course for provider initiated HIV counseling and testing (PIHCT)
  • Syndromic approach of  Sexually transmitted diseases management
  • PMTCT and infant feeding and women’s nutrition in the context of HIV and AIDS
  • On management of sever malnutrition
  • Training on surveillance , epidemic preparedness and response
  • Training on health and nutrition
  • Diploma in computer training
  • Training on Palliative care in the context of HIV/AIDS care and Rx program


  • Comparative study on under 5 malnutrition ( Master thesis)
  • KAP  study on condom use between  tow groups ( hospital staffs and other non hospital staffs) ( BSC thesis)

Course assignment