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Biruhtesfa Bekele Shiferaw

JSI Research and Training institute, Inc. /L10K, Bahirdar, Ethiopia

Biruhtesfa Bekele Shiferaw

Biruhtesfa Bekele Shiferaw, BSC and MPH (Reproductive Health)
Regional RMNCH Technical coordinator, JSI Research and Training institute, Inc. /L10K, Bahirdar, Ethiopia

I was born on 23th May 1982. I graduated in Bachelor of Science in public health from Debub University Dilla College of teachers and health sciences, Dilla, Ethiopia in 2004. From 2006-2008, I had been enrolled in graduate program in Addis Ababa University, School of Public Health and graduated in Master of Public Health (with reproductive health specialty). In respect to my work experiences, I had worked in the public sector as a clinician and head of a health center from 2004-2006. Besides, I have worked for a total of six years in three NGOs assuming different positions. In Tulane University technical assistance project, Ethiopia, I worked as senior HMIS master mentor from 2008-2010; in management sciences for health (MSH)/ USAID, as quality improvement officer and monitoring and evaluation advisor from 2010-2013; and in JSI R&T Institute, Inc. /L10K, as monitoring and evaluation coordinator from 2013-2014. Currently, I am working as regional RMNCH technical coordinator funded by Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in Bahirdar, Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, L10K project. I am married and a father of a son and a daughter.


  • Bekele B, Fantahun M. The Standard Days Method: an addition to the arsenal of family planning method choice in Ethiopia. J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care. 2012 Jul;38(3):157-66. doi: 10.1136/jfprhc-2011-100116