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Fikir Alebachew Mengistu

Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Fikir Alebachew Mengistu

Fikir Alebachew Mengistu, BSc in Nursing, Diploma in Clinical Nursing
MSc Student in Pediatric and Child Health Nursing, Mekelle University, Ethiopia

I am Fikir Alebachew from Ethiopia; I am a student of MSc in pediatric and child health nursing at Mekelle University since September 2015. I have a BSc in Nursing from Wollo University since October 2013. I obtained a Diploma in Clinical Nursing from Dessie Health Science College in July 2008. After graduation I was assigned to the Amhara Region, North Wollo Zone, Raya Kobo health office, Gobye health Center in different roles as Clinical Nurse and Head of Health Center. I was successful in giving care and treatment to patients. From 23/04/2013 I joined the Dessie Health Science College as an instructor at the Nursing Department in Dessie Health Science College. Also I took many trainings which were very relevant to be successful in my work such as TOT of ICCM (integrated childhood case management), and basic computer skill training certificate, TB/HIV/AIDS Training Certificate, IMNCI Training Certificate, CT Training Certificate, Neonatal Resuscitation Training Certificate, and Comprehensive Family Planning.

I am a member of research committee in Dessie Health Science College. I am also a member of the Ethiopian Nursing Association, Red Cross and Ethiopian Family Guidance Association.


  • Alebachew F, Mohammed F. The Prevalence of Pre-marital Sexual Practice and Its Contributing Factors in Robit High School Students. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2016 Nov 28;1(1):1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.pam.20160101.11
  • Alebachew F, Girma N, Mohammed N, Mohammed S, Ashagrie M, Taye N. Factors Affecting Female Students’ Participation on Academic Achievement in Teyara-Bora Primary School, Barhale Woreda, Afar, Ethiopia. Public Health International. 2017 Jan 7;2(1):28-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.phi.20170201.14
  • Alebachew F, Girma N, Tessema NT. The Prevalence of Exclusive Breast Feeding and Associated Factors Among Mothers of Less than Two Years Children in Kurkur Kebele, Dessie Town. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2017 Jan 7;1(1):7-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.pam.20160101.12
  • Alebachew F, Ashagrie M. The Body-Image Concept Analysis of Youth and Adolescent. Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2017 Feb 27;2(1):1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.pam.20170201.11
  • Ashagrie M, Tadesse S, Alebachew F. Sexual Behavior and Risk Perception of HIV Infection Among Young Students of Wollo University, Dessie Campus: A Cross Sectional Study. Public Health International. 2016 Nov 17;1(1):19-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.11648/j.phi.20160101.14