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Teklemichael  Gebru

Teklemichael Gebru

Public Health - Head,Department

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Tekelemichal Gebru has completed his MPH in Epidemiology at the age of 28 years from Jimma University and Bachelor degree from the former Debub University College of Medicine and Health science. He is an instructor, researcher and research, community service and university industry linkage coordinator at College of Medicine and Health science, Wolkite University. He serves for more than seven years in Mizan general hospital, Mizan Aman health Science College, and Wolkite University and during his stay he has published four articles in reputed journals.

Research interest:


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Health service

Community-based participatory approaches to improving health care services, with a particular focus on health inequalities.


Communicable disease

Epidemiology of infectious diseases (e.g. viruses) and cancers due to infections (e.g. hepatitis B, C) and Health behavioral research, e.g. understanding the factors associated


Health wellbeing

My research interest concerns the application of geographical information systems and science (GIS) to public health research and practice such as (i) geographical and environmental epidemiology; (ii) geographical variations in health and health care; and (iii) methodology for spatial studies.

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Teklemichael Gebru, Mohammed Taha, Wondwosen Kassahun: Risk factors of diarrhoeal disease in under-five children among health extension model and non-model families in Sheko district rural community, Southwest Ethiopia: comparative cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 2014 14:395.



Teklemichael Gebru. Pooled Preventive Behaviors’ for Main Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases as a Double Burden of Public Health among Healthcare Students, Southwest Ethiopia. J Trop Dis 4: 198.


Hiwot Eshete,Yewelsew Abebe, Eskindir Loha, Teklemichael Gebru, Tesfalem Tesheme. Nutritional Status and Effect of Maternal Employment among Children Aged 6–59 Months in Wolayta Sodo Town, Southern Ethiopia: A Cross sectional Study. Ethiop J Health Sci 2017;27(1):155.


Fiseha T, Gebru T, Gutema H, Debela Y (2015) Trends of Tuberculosis and Treatment Outcomes at Mizan Aman General Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia: A Four Year Retrospective Study. J Bioengineer & Biomedical Sci 5: 138.

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Teklemichael Gebru, Kifle Lentiro, Abdulewhab Jemal. Perceived Behavioural Predictors of Late Initiation to HIV/AIDS Care in Gurage Zone Public Health Facilities: Nested Case-Control Study using Health Belief Model

Granted by WKU in 2015/16 academic year 

Gurage Zone public health facility, on pipeline for publication 

Research project


Teklemichael Gebru, Kifle Lentiro, The impact of community-based health insurance on healthrelated quality of life: comparative cross-sectional study

Granted by WKU in 2016/17 academic year 

SNNPR, on pipeline for publication 

Research project


Will be granted by WKU in 2017/18 academic year 

Gurage Zone

Research project

Gurage Zone

Community service  project

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