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Amha Mekasha Wondimagegnehu

Head, Health Sciences Education Center
Addis Ababa University
Ethiopia
I graduated as a general practitioner in 1980 from Addis Ababa university (AAU) and Specialty in Pediatrics and Child health in 1987 and Msc in Medical Education from Cardiff, UK in 1997.   I have been teaching pediatrics since 1987 at Jimma University and AAU. I took positions as vice dean, head of medical school, Head of department of pediatrics and professor of pediatrics, and head of the Health Sciences Education Center at AAU.  I have authored several publications in local and international journals. I have been the editor-in-chief of Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences and the Ethiopian Journal of Pediatrics, member of the editorial board the Pan African Medical Journal and the Ethiopian Journal of Health Development.  I was president of the Ethiopian Pediatric Society, executive committee member of UNAPSA. Currently, vice chairman of the African Pediatric Infectious Diseases Association and standing committee member of IPA.