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Zemedu Mehamed

Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Zemedu Mehamed

Zemedu Mehamed, Public Health Professional, Specialty of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Mr Zemedu Mehamed was born on the 19th February 1986. He graduated from Haramaya University with Bachelor of Science in Public Health officer and MPH with Specialty of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in 2007 and 2012 respectively. He has more than 8 years work experience in different organizations. After one year work experience as junior public health officer in Chencha hospital he joined Arba Minch University Department of Public Health. In Arba Minch University he severed as Community Based Health Training Program coordinator, members of Arba Minch Zuriya Demographic and Health Survey research team, as researcher and lecture of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Currently he is the monitoring and Evaluation officer of a Primary Health Care Program and Cervical Cancer Screening Treatment project of Doctors with Africa CUAMM. In this position, he is primarily responsible for coordinating of the overall data management, monitoring and evaluation activities conducted by the projects, preparing of project monitoring plan and plan and conduct baseline, midterm and final evaluation. Concerning to his professional competence; he is more familiar with health care system with is challenges and opportunity and existing and emerging public health major problems. Zemedu is competent by using different statistical software and epidemiological study design. He has also received several certificates from different in-country trainings. He is committed in discharging his effort to avert the public health problem of community through problem solving research and coordination skill in collaboration with NGO, Government sector and external donor.


  • Debere MK, Gelaye KA, Alamdo AG, Trifa ZM. Assessment of the health care waste generation rates and its management system in hospitals of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011. BMC Public Health. 2013;13:28. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-13-28
  • Tirfe ZM, Ahmed TA, Tedla NB, Debere MK, Alamdo AG. Immunological responses of HIV/AIDS patients treated with Nevirapine versus Efavirenz based highly active anti-retroviral therapy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A retrospective cohort study. Health. 2013 Aug 28;5(9):1502. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/health.2013.59204
  • Zeleke ZZ, Trifa ZM. Treatment Delay among Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in South Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Science Journal of Public Health. 2014 Aug 23;2(5):402. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.sjph.20140205.15
  • Zerdo Z, Tsalla T, Shibru T, Trifa ZM. Predictors of Smear-Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Southern Ethiopia: unmatched case control study. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR). 2015 Oct 15;24(4):11-22. Available from: http://gssrr.org/index.php?journal=JournalOfBasicAndApplied&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=4445
  • Alamdo AG, Fiseha T, Tesfay A, Deber MK, Tirfe ZM, Tilahun T. Anemia and Its Associated Risk Factors at the Time of Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in Public Health Facilities of Arba Minch Town, Southern Ethiopia. Health. 2015 Dec 9;7(12):1657. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/health.2015.712179