Dr Mirgissa Kaba Serbessa, BA, MA, PhD - a School of Public Health - Associate Prof

Dr Mirgissa Kaba Serbessa

BA, MA, PhD

a School of Public Health

Associate Prof

Addis Ababa | Ethiopia

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Dr Mirgissa Kaba Serbessa, BA, MA, PhD - a School of Public Health - Associate Prof

Dr Mirgissa Kaba Serbessa

BA, MA, PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: a School of Public Health - Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

Education

Sep 2015
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Certificate
Introduction to qualitative research methods, Introduction to qualitative data analysis for public health, Conducting epidemiologic research,
May 2013
UNFPA, Johansberg, South Africa
Certificate
Capacity building training to Support Countries in RHCS
Sep 2011
Swiss Tropical and Public Health, University of Basel, Switzerland Epidemiology
PhD
Research focused on cultural epidemiology
Sep 2011
Epidemiology
PhD
Research focused on cultural epidemiology
May 2005
– Ifakara Institute of Health, Tanzania in collaboration with Swiss Tropical Health and University of Basel,
Certificate
‘District Health Planning and Management’(modular course)
Apr 1997
University of Amsterdam
Certificate
‘Gender, Reproductive Health and Fertility’ (modular course)
Apr 1995
University of de Lassale, Philippines
Certificate
Anthropology of Health and Health Care (modular course)
Jul 1993
College of social sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
MA
Research on Indigenous medicine
Jul 1987
College of social sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
BA
Research on vocational rehabilitation

Experience

Dec 2022
Associate Prof
Academic staff (Teaching and Research)
Additional roles include student advice, mentorship and community service
Dec 2022
Associate Prof
Academic staff (Teaching and Research)
Additional roles include student advice, mentorship and community service
Apr 2009
Program specialist
Lead and manage adolescent and youth development-HIV prevention program
May 1999
Assistant Prof
Academic staff (Teaching and Research)
I have also headed CBTP, the external relations office and freshmen programs
May 1999
Assistant Prof
Academic staff (Teaching and Research)
I have also headed CBTP, the external relations office and freshmen programs

Publications

3Publications

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Vulnerability to HIV infection among the Borana pastoral community of Southern Ethiopia: a persisting challenge.

HIV AIDS (Auckl) 2019 18;11:69-76. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/HIV.S193035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6478428PMC
April 2019

HIV/AIDS among pastoralists and refugees in north-east Africa: a neglected problem.

Afr J AIDS Res 2016 ;15(1):45-54

d Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , University of California , San Francisco , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2989/16085906.2016.1148060DOI Listing
December 2016
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Exploration of over the counter sales of antibiotics in community pharmacies of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: pharmacy professionals' perspective.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2016 29;5. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, P .O. Box: 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0101-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4734870PMC
February 2016
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