About kumilachew melak

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Work Experience 8
  • Field of Study epidemiology
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About me

I am public health specialist having MPH in epidemiology with multiple experience in different health care activities. specifically regarding with managing public health data for better public health decision making process, i have good experience as data collector, supervisor, researcher, M&E officer and surveillance officer. since all of those jobs i worked formerly on different organization focused on proper handling of health data. so my huge experience and educational background is compatible on the field of work you offered here.



  • 2023 - Present
    PATH Ethiopia

    Qualitative and quantitative data collector

     collect the data through computer assisted technology by ODK
     use CAFÉ method for mixed questions (which includes both qualitative and quantitative questions)
     taking consent form
     select eligible participants

  • 2023 - Present
    Ethiopian public health institute

    research assistant at EPHI

     listing and Mapping of all eligible organizations like universities, RHB, NGO and other implementing partners
     identifying all source of secondary data
     collecting and analyzing secondary data
     synchronizing all collected data to the main server after cleaning all data

  • 2022 - 2023
    ALIGHT Ethiopia

    MEAL officer

     Prepare M&E plan in order to implement the planned program
     Coordinate data collection activities, ensuring accuracy, reliability, and compliance with established protocols.
     Analyze collected data to generate actionable insights and contribute to evidence-based decision-making.
     Prepare comprehensive reports and project documents for dissemination to stakeholders and wider audiences.
     Engage with project partners to foster collaboration, participation, and alignment with project objectives.
     Ensure transparent and efficient utilization of project resources, adhering to budgetary guidelines.
     Collaborate with the Program Coordinator to ensure projects are aligned with organizational strategies.
     Monitor project progress, identify challenges, and recommend adjustments for enhanced effectiveness.
     Facilitate knowledge-sharing and learning among project stakeholders to drive continuous improvement.
     Conduct need assessment for NFI distribution

  • 2021 - 2022
    GOHI CARE ACTs project

    Facility based surveillance and COVID 19 vaccine demand officer

     Review PHEM reports and prepare action plan based on the performance of facilities
     Keeping quality of data through close supervision for the hospital and catchment health facilities
     Prepare M&E plan for successful implementation of COVID 19 vaccine distribution
     Strengthening COVID 19 Surveillance and scale up COVID 19 vaccine coverage
     Providing training for catchment health workers about PHEM and COVID 19 vaccination
     Supervising and monitoring daily COVID 19 vaccine distribution
     Plan COVID 19 vaccine demand and supply
     Identify eligible groups for COVID 19 vaccine
     Strengthening DHIS2 utilization
     Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports through excel
     Conduct statistical analysis and interpret the finding

  • 2021 - 2022
    Ohio state GOHI

    MEAL officer

     Review PHEM reports and prepare action plan based on the performance of facilities
     Keeping quality of data through close supervision for the hospital and catchment health facilities
     Prepare M&E plan for successful implementation of COVID 19 vaccine distribution
     Design kobo tool box

  • 2020 - 2021
    Ohio state GOHI

    COVID 19 regional surveillance officer

     Prepare M&E plan to follow the implementation of PHEM preparedness and readiness for subordinate facilities under the region
     Strengthening the regional EOC
     Monitor the progress of PHEM activity
     Evaluate the outcome of early warning system and event based and community based surveillance
     Identifying COVID 19 cases and conduct contact tracing
     Supervising and supporting subordinate health facilities
     Collecting and analyzing subordinate health facilities surveillance data

  • 2018 - 2020
    Hossana Health science college, Centeral ethiopia

    Junior and senior researcher

     conduct different community based and facility based research’s as principal investigator
     prepare data collection tools through computer assisted technology like Kobo tool and ODK
     manage assessment logistics, including with partner organizations, identifying assessment areas, facilitating design workshops, managing joint data collection processes, and facilitating joint analysis workshop
     Keep track of progress and delays of all assigned assessments throughout the research cycle. Ensure that delays or identified challenges for specific assessments are reported in writing and orally in a timely manner
     provide data analysis on primary and/or secondary data as per ToRs, ensuring that meaningful techniques are used to analyze the data collected
     Teach as a member of a teaching team within an established programme of study.
     Teach in a variety of settings from small group tutorials to large lectures, ensuring content, methods of delivery and learning materials meet the defined learning objectives for individual teaching sessions.
     Develop own teaching materials, methods and approaches taking into account established or agreed practices where necessary.
     Supervise the work of students, provide advice on study skills and help them with learning problems.

  • 2015 - 2018
    Kemebata Tembaro ZOne, hadero health center, south Ethiopia

    front line health worker

     Provide outpatient care for ambulatory patients: diagnosis & treatment of acute conditions;
     Provide assessment, diagnosis, follow up & referral of ambulatory patients with common and chronic conditions including TB, HIV to appropriate level;
     Diagnose, treat and follow SC and OTP nutritional cases according to treatment protocol of ministry of health.
     Provide delivery service for spontaneous normal deliveries.
     Diagnose, identify and refer high-risk mothers and complicated deliveries.
     Provide MCH services that include ANC, PNC, Family Planning, Growth monitoring, VCT and PMTCT services being compliant with the guidelines prepared for the respective services.
     Provide routine examinations and treat acute illnesses, and provide referral for dentist, ophthalmologist, and provide Mental health services which will be provided in an integrated manner





Honors & awards

  • 2022

    senior surveillance officer

    i got this award from Ohio state global one health intiative for my intensive effort to fight against COVID 19 pandemics


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