Lemessa Oljira Hordofa
Department of Public Health, College of Health and Medical Sciences, Haramaya University, Ethiopia
Lemessa Oljira Hordofa, MPH, PhD Public Health
Chairperson, Department Graduate Council, Department of Public Health, College of Health and Medical Sciences, Haramaya University, Eastern Ethiopia
Dr. Lemessa was born on 28th July 1972. He has PhD in Public Health from Haramaya University, Ethiopia in 2013; MPH from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 2005 and BSc in Public Health from Jimma University, Ethiopia in 2000. His research area interest includes: child and adolescent health, HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases among others; and he authored and co-authored more than 15 articles so far.
- Dedefo M.. Oljira L and ,Assefa N. Small area clustering of under five children’ smortality and associated factors using geo additive Bayesian discrete-time survival modelin Kersa HDSS, Ethiopia. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology 16 (2016) 43–49
- Letta S., Demissie A. Oljira L and Dessie Y. Factors associated with adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) among adult people living with HIV and attending their clinical care, Eastern Ethiopia. BMC International Health and Human Rights (2015) 15:33
- Digaffe T., Seyoum B and Oljirra L. Survival and Predictors of Mortality among Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy in Selected Public Hospitals in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia. J Trop Dis 2014, 2:5
- Assefa N., Oljira L., Baraki N., Demena M., Zelalem D., shenafi W., and Dedefo M. Profile of Kersa HDSS: the Kersa Health And Demographic Surveillance System. International Journal of Epidemiology, 2015, 1–8 doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv284.
- Abdurahman S., Seyoum B., Oljira L., and Weldegebreal F. Factors affecting acceptance of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling services among outpatient clients in selected health facilities in Harar Town, eastern ethiopia. HIV/AIDS – Research and Palliative Care 2015:7 157–165
- Kejela G., Oljira L. Dessie Y. and Misker D. Comprehensive HIV/AIDS knowledge level among out-of school youths in Wayu Tuka district, Western Ethiopia. European Journal of Preventive Medicine 2015; 3(1): 11-16
- Chane T., Oljira L., Egata GA., and Agedew E. Treatment Outcome and Associated Factors among Under-Five Children with Severe Acute Malnutrition Admitted to Therapeutic Feeding Unit in Woldia Hospital, North Ethiopia. J Nutr Food Sci 2014, 4:6
- Digaffe T., Seyoum B., and Oljirra L. Survival and Predictors of Mortality among Adults on Antiretroviral Therapy in Selected Public Hospitals in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia. J Trop Dis 2014, 2:5
- Berhane Y., Worku A., Demissie M., Tesfaye N., Asefa N., Aniemaw W., Weldearegaw B., Kebede Y., Shiferaw T., Worku A., Olijira L., Merdekios B., Ashebir Y., Tadesse T., Dessie Y., Meseret S., and Ayele G. Children Who Received PCV-10 Vaccine from a Two-Dose Vial without Preservative Are Not More Likely to Develop Injection Site Abscess Compared with Those Who Received Pentavalent (DPT-HepB-Hib) Vaccine: A Longitudinal Multi-Site Study. PLOS ONE. June, 2014.
- Gezahegn T., Oljira L. Post abortion care quality status in health facilities of Guraghe zone, Ethiopia: BMC Reproductive Health 2013, 10:35
- Oljira L., Berhane Y. and Worku A. Assessment of comprehensive HIV/AIDS knowledge level among in-school adolescents in eastern Ethiopia: Journal of the International AIDS Society 2013, 16:17349
- Oljira L., Berhane Y. and Worku A. Pre-marital sexual debut and its associated factors among in-school adolescents in eastern Ethiopia: BMC Public Health 2012, 12:375
- Dingeta T., Oljira L. and Assefa N. Patterns of sexual risk behavior among undergraduate university students in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. Pan African Medical Journal; 2012; 12:33
- Dingeta T., Oljira L, Alemayehu T., and Akililu A. First sexual intercourse and risky sexual behaviors among undergraduate students at Haramaya University, Ethiopian Journal of Reproductive Health , 2011, 5(1): 22–30
- Oljira L and Gebre-Selassie S. Satisfaction with outpatient health services at Jimma Hospital, South West Ethiopia. Ethiop J Health Dev 2001; 15 (3):179-184.