Teferi Mekonnen Yitayew

Doctoral Research Fellow - Public Health Nutrition
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Phone +47-46221241
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 UiO, Oslo, Norway.

June 2016-August 2018-Lecturer of Public Health Nutrition at Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

October 2012-June 2016-Gradute Assistant at Nursing Department, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Ethiopia.


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

2008- 2012 Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Mekelle University, Mekelle,Ethiopia.

Academic interests

Public Health Nutrition, ,Obesity, Non-communicable diseases.


  1. Mekonnen T, Tariku A, Abebe SM. Overweight/obesity among school aged children in Bahir Dar City: 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 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).


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