76 / 100

Mr. sintayehu wolka | Public Health | Best Researcher Award

Mr at Ministry of Health Ethiopia Ethiopia

Sintayehu Wolka Worsiso, an MPH graduate from Jimma University, Ethiopia, brings over 11 years of progressive experience in public health. He has held various positions, including Health System Strengthening Specialist at FHI 360 and the Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia. Sintayehu has led initiatives in health systems strengthening, nutrition, and maternal and child health. He has developed and implemented strategies, tools, and systems to enhance health services at national and regional levels. Proficient in project design, monitoring, and evaluation, he has contributed to significant health policy and strategy developments. He is skilled in statistical analysis and data management.



🎓 Educational Background

MPH in General Public Health: Jimma University, CGPA 3.78, BSc in Public Health: Woliata Sodo University, BA in Management: Haramaya University, High School: Woliata Sodo High School

💼 Professional Experience

Health System Strengthening Specialist, FHI 360 (Jan 2024 – Present)

  • Developed HSS strategies related to nutrition.
  • Provided technical assistance to MOH at various levels.
  • Collaborated with MOH departments and partners to strengthen health systems.

Nutrition Coordination and Development Expert, Seqota Declaration, MOH (Jan 2022 – Oct 2023)

  • Coordinated food and nutrition programs at the national level.
  • Led strategy implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in multiple regions.
  • Developed innovative strategies, tools, and systems for health system strengthening.

Health System Strengthening Advisor, MOH Ethiopia (2017 – 2022)

  • Conducted training programs to enhance healthcare providers’ capacity.
  • Implemented electronic health record systems.
  • Engaged with community leaders to establish healthcare initiatives.

Maternal and Child Health Program Manager, MOH SNNPR Region (2013 – 2016)

  • Led maternal and child health services.
  • Conducted capacity building for health professionals.
  • Contributed to proposal design and writing.

📚 Special Skills and Interests

Conducting health-related research using epidemiological study designs. Proficient in statistical analyses (STATA, SPSS). Data mining techniques. Reading scientific journals and motivational books.

🎓 Relevant Trainings

Nutrition Leadership, New IMAM ToT, Health Research Methodology and Health Ethics, Quality Improvement by the Institute for Health Care Improvement, Infection Prevention and Patient Safety, Evidence Translation and Evidence-Based Decision Making, Leadership, Management and Governance (LMG) TOT, Monitoring and Evaluation by USAID


  • Mobile Health and Nutrition Team Service Implementation in Somali and Afar Regions of Ethiopia: A Qualitative Implementation Science Study
    • Journal: Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
    • Year: 2022-12
    • DOI: 10.2147/JMDH.S388104
    • Contributors: Sintayehu Wolka, Mamo Dereje Alemu, Markos Gobana, Gemu Tiru Bati, Hizikiyas Gerawork, Zeleke Abebaw


  • The Prevalence of Alcohol Consumption Among Pregnant Women in Ethiopia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    • Journal: Maternal and Child Health Journal
    • Year: 2022-09
    • DOI: 10.1007/s10995-021-03286-1
    • ISSN: 1092-7875, 1573-6628
    • Contributors: Bereket Duko, Asres Bedaso, Sintayehu Wolka, Temesgen Tantu, Dereje Wolde, Getinet Ayano


  • Prevalence of Depression Among Women with Obstetric Fistula in Low-Income African Countries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


  • Prevalence and Determinants of Gender-Based Violence Among High School Female Students in Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia: An Institutionally Based Cross-Sectional Study


  • Determinants of Maternal Satisfaction with Existing Delivery Care at Wolaita Sodo University Teaching and Referral Hospital, Ethiopia
    • Journal: BioMed Research International
    • Year: 2020-09-25
    • DOI: 10.1155/2020/6403123
    • ISSN: 2314-6133, 2314-6141


  • National Health Equity Strategic Plan (2020/21-2024/25)
    • Type: Online resource
    • Contributor: Sintayehu Wolka


sintayehu wolka |Public Health | Best Researcher Award

You May Also Like