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Tesfahun Melese Yilma

Department of Health Informatics
Gondwana University


He has been working as data manager in Dabat Research Center since 2007. The center is one of the six Ethiopian Health and Demographic Surveillance Sites generating demographic data longitudinally on vital events like Birth, Death, Migration, and Marital status changes. My duty is managing data generated by the center. Specific tasks are: designing and maintaining software handling the data; and performing data analysis

Research Interest

Health Information System Analysis, Design, and Evaluation: Evidence based practice, information retrieval, data management and analysis


  • Meseret Senbeto, Sebsibe Tadesse, Takele Tadesse Tesfahun Melese.Appropriate Health-seeking behavior and associated factors among people who had cough for at least two weeks in northwest Ethiopia: a population-based cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:1222

  • Gebreslassie Measho, Feleke Amsalu, Tesfahun Melese. Psychoactive substances use and associated factors among Axum university students, Axum Town, North Ethiopia. BMC Public Health. 2013;13(1):693. PubMed PMID: doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-693

  • Megabiaw B, Adefris M, Rortveit G, Degu G, Muleta M, Blystad A, Torvid Kiserud, Tesfahun Melese, Yigzaw Kebede. Pelvic floor disorders among women in Dabat district, northwest Ethiopia: a pilot study. International urogynecology journal. 2013 Jul;24(7):1135-43. PubMed PMID: 23179499. Epub 2012/11/28. eng.

  • Tadesse T, Getachew A, Admasu M, Kebede Y, Awoke T, Melese, T. Demographic and health survey at Dabat district in Northwest Ethiopia: report of the 2008 baseline survey. Ethiop J Health Biomed Sci. 2011; 4 Special Issue

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