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Alula Teklu

Center for International Reproductive Health Training, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Alula Teklu

Alula Teklu, MD, MPH
Coordinator of M&E and Research, Center for International Reproductive Health Training, Ethiopia

I am trained as a medical doctor in Gondar, Ethiopia and have done my MPH at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Ethiopia. I have a 16+ years of experience working as medical practitioner, health programs manager and research administrator and facilitator. I am currently responsible for facilitating more than 22 research projects which are being done in 8 institutions.

I am the coordinator of M&E and research for an initiative called Center for International Reproductive Health Training. I am also the CEO of a consultancy firm that I established together with my colleagues called MERQ Consultancy services.

I am serving as a member of the national research advisory council on reproductive, maternal and child health, under the federal ministry of health of Ethiopia.


  • Yirdaw KD, Jerene D, Gashu Z, Edginton ME, Kumar AMV, Letamo Y, Feleke B, Teklu AM, Zewdu S, Weiss B, Ruff A. Beneficial effect of isoniazid preventive therapy and antiretroviral therapy on the incidence of tuberculosis in people living with HIV in Ethiopia. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(8):e104557. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0104557
  • Woldeamanuel YW, Girma B, Teklu AM. Cancer in Ethiopia. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Apr;14(4):289-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(12)70399-6