Dr Woldekidan Kifle Amde

BA (Addis Ababa), MA (Ruhr-Bochum), MA (UWC), PhD (UWC)

Program Manager/Researcher
E: wamde@uwc.ac.za

Woldekidan is a researcher at the School of Public Health with interest in health policy and systems research, human resources for health, and capacity development.

Woldekidan is involved in teaching and inter-university collaborative initiatives to develop capacity in the field of health policy and systems research, and human resource leadership and management. He coordinates SOPH’s international PhD programme and co-convenes the Introducing Public Health module, part of SOPH’s Postgraduate Diploma programme. He also coordinates and manages content on the SOPH’s website and social media platforms. Prior to joining SOPH in 2009, Woldekidan worked as a development professional in Ethiopia with a focus on vulnerability and risk associated with disadvantaged groups, and access and usage to information communication technologies. 


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