Yidnekachew Legesse Jimma is EnCompass’ Regional Gender Program Officer based in Hawassa, SNNPR, Ethiopia. He has more than 12 years of experience in clinical and public health, both in government and non-governmental organizations. He has worked in various technical areas including maternal, newborn and child health, family planning, and STI/HIV. He also has teaching and project management experience.
Mr. Jimma holds Masters’ degrees in General Public Health. He has received a Training of Trainers certificate on maternal, newborn and child health thematic areas, including community-based newborn care, integrated management of newborn and childhood illnesses, PAC and family planning and STI/HIV. He received a certificate of appreciation from Save the Children for his exceptional professional performance in 2016.