Oromia physicians Association held its 4th General assembly on Feb 19, 2022 at Rift Valley University, Abbaa Gadaa Hall.
OPA Give recognition to outstanding personnel each year on various role they had in the community and for their contribution.
Academic profile: MD (Jimma University, 2006), Internal Medicine specialty (Jimma University, 2010), postgraduate diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, 2011), and PhD in international health (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, 2016).
Leadership experience: has served as medical director of Jimma University Specialized Hospital (2012 – 2014) and Vice President (Chief Executive Director) for Jimma University Institute of Health (2017-2019).
Research experience: Currently leading multiple research projects in the field of infectious diseases with emphasis on tuberculosis, HIV, malaria, meningitis, antimicrobial resistance, COVID-19, viral hepatitis, and infection prevention and control in healthcare settings. He has published 57 scientific articles on peer reviewed international journals as lead author or co-author.
Oromia Physicians Association
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February 2022 G.C