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Tesfalidet Beyene

Wollega University, Nekemte, Ethiopia

Tesfalidet Beyene

Tesfalidet Beyene, BSc, MSc, PhD candidate
Lecturer and Researcher, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wollega University, Ethiopia

I obtained a Master’s of Science (MSc) degree in Reproductive and Maternal Health, from the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia in 2012. I graduated from Hawassa University, Ethiopia, with a BSc in Nursing in 2008. I spent over six years working as a lecturer and researcher for College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Wollega University in Ethiopia. I am currently doing my PhD at the University of Newcastle, Australia. My research interests are reproductive, maternal and child health.


  • Tekelab T, Yadecha B, Melka AS (2015) Antenatal care and women’s decision-making power as determinants of institutional delivery in rural area of Western Ethiopia. BMC Res Notes 8:769. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1708-5
  • Upashe S, Tekelab T , Mekonnen J (2015) Assessment of knowledge and practice of menstrual hygiene among high school girls in Western Ethiopia. BMC Women's Health 15:84. DOI: 10.1186/s12905-015-0245-7
  • Melka AS, Tekelab T, Wirtu D (2015) Determinants of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods utilization among married women of reproductive age groups in western Ethiopia. A cross-sectional study. Pan African Medical journal 21(246). DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2015.21.246.5835
  • Tekelab T, Melka AS, Wirtu D (2015) Predictors of modern contraceptive methods use among married women of reproductive age groups in Western Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study. BMC Women's Health 15:52. DOI :10.1186/s12905-015-0208-z
  • Tekelab T, Melka AS, Wirtu D (2015) Factors Affecting Intention to Use Long Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods among Married Women of Reproductive Age Groups in Western Ethiopia: A Community Based Cross Sectional Study. Fam Med Med Sci Res 4(1). DOI: 10.4172/2327-4972.1000158
  • Tekelab T, Berhanu B (2014) Factors Associated with Late Initiation of Antenatal Care among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Clinic at Public Health Centers in Kembata Tembaro Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Sci. Technol. Arts Res. J. 3(2): 108-115. DOI: 10.4314/star.v3i1.17