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Kedir Yimam Ahmed

Samara University, Semera, Ethiopia

Kedir Yimam Ahmed

Kedir Yimam Ahmed, BSc in Public health, MPH
Lecturer, Samara University, Ethiopia

I was born on 9th July 1988 in Kombolcha town of Ethiopia. I have a Bsc in Public Health (2010) from Arbaminch University and Master of Public Health (MPH) degree (2013) from University of Gondar. I currently work as a Lecturer at the Samara University. For the past six years, I have worked as an academician, tutoring undergraduates and postgraduate students. I have conducted and published a number of researches as the main author as well as a co-author. I also actively participate in different research symposiums & in a number of peer reviews at both national & international level.


  • GBD 2015 SDG Collaborators. Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet. 2016 Oct 8;388(10053):1813-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31467-2
  • Eskezia D, Aderaw Z, Ahmed KY, Tadese F. Prevalence and associated factors of occupational injuries among municipal solid waste collectors in four zones of Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug 24;16(1):862. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3483-1
  • Abrha S, Shiferaw S, Ahmed KY. Overweight and obesity and its socio-demographic correlates among urban Ethiopian women: evidence from the 2011 EDHS. BMC Public Health. 2016 Jul 26;16:636. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3315-3
  • Zenebe A, Gebeyehu A, Derseh L, Ahmed KY. Male Partner’s Involvement in HIV Counselling and Testing and Associated Factors among Partners of Pregnant Women in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia. J Pregnancy. 2016;2016:3073908. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3073908
  • Jemberu YA, Esmael A, Ahmed KY. Knowledge, attitude and practice towards blood donation and associated factors among adults in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Hematol. 2016;16(1):23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12878-016-0062-8
  • Tegene T, Andargie G, Nega A, Yimam K. Newborn Care Practice and Associated Factors among Mothers who gave Birth within One Year in Mandura District, Northwest Ethiopia. Clinics in Mother and Child Health. 2015;12(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2090-7214.1000172
  • Bitew K, Ayichiluhm M, Yimam K. Maternal Satisfaction on Delivery Service and Its Associated Factors among Mothers Who Gave Birth in Public Health Facilities of Debre Markos Town, Northwest Ethiopia. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:460767. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/460767
  • Alemayehu M, Koye DN, Tariku A, Yimam K. Prevalence of Active Trachoma and Its Associated Factors among Rural and Urban Children in Dera Woreda, Northwest Ethiopia: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:570898. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/570898
  • Yimam K. Prevalence of Common Mental Disorders and Associated Factors among Adults in Kombolcha Town, Northeast Ethiopia. Journal of Depression and Anxiety. 2014;S1(01). http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-1044.S1-007
  • Alemu E, Atnafu A, Yitayal M, Yimam K. Prevalence of Overweight and/or Obesity and Associated Factors among High School Adolescents in Arada Sub city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences. 2014;04(02). http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9600.1000261