Teferi Mekonnen Yitayew

Doctoral Research Fellow - Public Health Nutrition
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Medicine (Student)


2018 - Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Lecturer of Public Health Nutrition at Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (2016-2018).

Graduate Assistant at the Department of Nursing, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Ethiopia(2012-June 2016).


Master’s Degree in Public Health Nutrition from the University Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia (2014- 2016).

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia (2008- 2012 ).

Academic interests

Public Health Nutrition, Overweight/ obesity among youth, non-communicable diseases.


  1. Mekonnen T, Tariku A, Abebe SM. Overweight/obesity among school-aged children in Bahir Dar City: a cross-sectional study. BMC Italian Journal of Pediatrics;(2018)44:17. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s13052-018-0452-6
  2. Mekonnen T, Animaw W, Seyum. Overweight/obesity among adults in North-Western Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study. BMC Archives of Public Health;(2018) 76:18.    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13690-018-0262-8
  3. Asrat W, Mekonnen T, Bedimo M, Assessment of women’s satisfaction with family planning service at public health facilities in the Northwest Region of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Contraception and Reproductive Medicine (2018)3(1):25. doi:https://doi.org/10.1186/s40834-018-0079-4
  4. Legesse WT, Anemaw W, Mekonnen T, Nigus DM, Prevalence of needle sticks injury and its associated factors among Health Care Workers in Bahir Dar city Health Centers, Northwest Ethiopia. International Journal of Infection Control 2015;11(2).


Published Jan. 2, 2019 12:40 PM - Last modified Jan. 22, 2020 10:19 PM