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Frew Tadesse

Jigjiga University, Ethiopia

Frew Tadesse

Frew Tadesse, BSc, Mph in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Lecturer, Jigjiga University, Somali Regional State, Ethiopia

I was born on the 20th of June 1987 in Adwa, Ethiopia. I have master degree of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Addis Ababa University, and I have a Bachelor Degree in Public Health Officer from University of Gondar, Ethiopia. I have taken research methodology training (both qualitative and quantitative) organized by EPHA, Clinical Teaching Skill on BEMONC, and Effective Teaching Skill (TOT) organized by Jhpiego. I have conducted three researches as a principal investigator and six researches as co-author. I am now conducting a research as a principal investigator. I have a certificate on Project Management from Adelaide University of Australia as well as a certificate on Nutrition and Health from Wageningen University of Netherland. Overall, I have seven years of experience in teaching in Jigjiga University. Currently, I am a lecturer in Jigjiga University. Moreover, I have six months of managerial experience in health center as well as clinical experience. I am a member of Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) and Public Health Officer Association of Ethiopia (PHOE).


  • Tadesse F, Deressa W, Fogarty AW. Concerns about covert HIV testing are associated with delayed presentation in Ethiopian adults with suspected malaria: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-2773-y