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About Urge Gerema Kotu

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Work Experience 10
  • Field of Study Public Health, monitoring and evaluation, nutrition
  • Viewed 52

About me

I have extensive experience in various fields, including public health, global health, embryology, Monitoring and evaluation, and human nutrition, and have achieved significant accomplishments in my career. I earned my BSc and MSc degrees from Jimma University in Ethiopia and have since developed research skills, publishing numerous papers in various scientific journals. I have held positions as a researcher, lecturer, and PhD fellow in human nutrition at Jimma University. In these roles, I conducted research in my field of expertise, advised and supported students, and provided expert consultation to industry, community, and healthcare providers.
I am interested in several areas, including public health, epidemiology, maternal and child health, global health, monitoring and evaluation, and nutrition. I have also served as a primary health care unit director, Marie Stopes International Ethiopia and as cluster manager in the WISH project. I am proficient in Afan Oromo, English, and Amharic, and I have demonstrated my proficiency in using various Microsoft Office™ tools, including MS Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Access. I am skilled in statistical software programs such as Epi Data, Epi Info, SPSS, Stata, R, and SAS.

Education

  • 2017 - 2019
    Jimma University

    msc

    I have masters in health sciences from Jimma University

  • 2010 - 2014
    Jimma University

    Bsc

Experience

  • 2023 - Present
    Hanz consulting

    consultant

    Large-scale Data Processing • Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) • Evidence-based Management • Scoping Studies • Evidence gap mapping • Systematic and meta-analysis

  • 2020 - 2021
    Family guidance association

    Cluster Manager, Programming, monitoring, and evaluation, FGAE/WISH Project, East Hararghe, Ethiopia

    • Demonstrated administrative and management experience MCH service in Health facilities including planning, supervision, mentorship program, technical support)
    • Health facility level data verification( on registration, reported and observed)
    • Capacity building of health care providers on sexual and reproductive health
    • Engaged in preparing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual budget plan along with work plan
    • Preparing field report and narrative budget used
    • Coordinating, plan, management, monitor of project finance
    • Establishing cluster management committees in cluster level to coordinate public and private partnership
    • Demonstrated ability in data collection, management, and analysis.
    • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects;
    • Training on Quality of care services, training religious leaders, community leaders, women/ boy mobilizers
    • Implementation and management of infection prevention activities through training and supporting
    • Ensure timely collection and analysis of monthly data and other project related information
    • Create smooth relationship and collaboration with government stakeholders
    • Ensure the availability of supplies and commodities at service delivery points

  • 2019 - 2019
    Jimma University

    Research assistant

    • Coordinating and conducting both quantitative and qualitative research at local level
    • Maintains accurate and timely records to include notebooks, records and databases
    • coordinates with research staff and support other assistants to ensure efficient, timely and high quality results
    • Participating on research and analysis teams, which support the development and reporting of survey and assessment data
    • Ability to use statistical software programs Epi Data, Epi info, SPSS to analyse data
    • Participate in continuing education programs, workshops and seminars
    • Interviewing, coordinating, and managing other research assistant staff

Expertise

data analysis
Evidance gap mapping
Research
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

Languages

English
Proficient
Afan Oromo
Proficient
Amahric
Proficient

Honors & awards

Skills

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