Dr Woldekidan Kifle Amde
BA (Addis Ababa), MA (Ruhr-Bochum), MA (UWC), PhD (UWC)
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.
The African Regional Community of Practice (CoP) for Gender and Health in Africa was formed to facilitate a space in which the African community can engage in greater discussions and share ideas on matters of Gender and Health, especially after the Covid-19 global pandemic. It aims to advance African initiatives that facilitate regional understanding, collaboration, and policy-relevant knowledge production and practice on gender and health.
Gender-transformative research in Africa: collective learning and synthesis to improve sexual reproductive and maternal health rights and services
Strengthening capacity for research, education, policy support, advocacy and networking of the partners in the field of human and animal health
In the news
Collaborative project on gender transformative approaches to improve sexual, reproductive and maternal health in Africa launched
The School of Public Health recently began work on two exciting aspects of a global research project focusing on gender transformative approaches to improve sexual, reproductive and maternal health in Africa.
Webinar on decoloniality held: Decolonial conversations about our health policy and systems research (HPSR) praxis: How do we resist?
When a country gains independence from a colonial power, it does not mean that all the effects of colonialism automatically disappear.