Gondar, Ethiopia

Site Institution
Institute of Public Health, University of Gondar

U.S. Institution
Yale University, School of Public Health

U.S. Based Mentor

Elizabeth H. Bradley, PhD
Professor of Public Health (Health Policy); Director, Yale Global Health Initiative; Faculty Director, Global Health Leadership Institute



Local Mentor

Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor of Reproductive Health



Research Focus: Health systems research and implementation, hospital-based and primary care.

This training site will be based at the Institute of Public Health at the University of Gondar working in strong collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and Regional Health Bureaus.

The University of Gondar is renowned in research undertaking for more than half a century specifically, but not limited to, in the fields of health sciences. Research activities at the University of Gondar have wide scale involvement of students, focus has been given on applied researches, promoting multidisciplinary collaboration and vigorous team based researches, and generous intra-institutional funding for young researchers. The Institute of Public Health continues to be a leader in the field of public health within the country. And teaching and research activities of the Institute focus on practical applications of both basic and advanced public health sciences in order to solve community health problems in the nation. The Institute provides opportunities for continued learning and growth through the creation of partnerships between local and international universities and organizations, including academic links with Addis Continental Institute of Public Health and collaborating with key partners on a range of projects including Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)/CDC for Dabat Research Center, Recent US training encompasses research health management capacity-building programs in low- and middle-income countries and assessment of healthcare delivery systems.

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Yale School of Public Health GHES Ethiopia Site Description.