Mr. Niguss Cherie, Physiology Award, Best Researcher Award

Niguss Cherie at Wollo University, Ethiopia

Niguss Cherie Bekele is a PhD candidate and Assistant Professor in Public Health (Reproductive Health) at Wollo University, Ethiopia. He holds a Master of Public Health in Reproductive Health from Jimma University and a BSc Degree in Public Health from Haramaya University. Mr. Cherie has extensive experience in research, teaching, and project management, focusing on reproductive health, maternal and child health, and nutrition. He has published several research papers in reputable journals and has received academic awards for his outstanding performance. Additionally, he has participated in various trainings and workshops related to public health and data analysis.



PhD Student (Public Health in Reproductive Health) – Jimma University, Ethiopia

Master of Public Health in Reproductive Health (MPH/RH) – Jimma University, Ethiopia

Higher Diploma in Teaching at Higher Education – Wollo University

BSc Degree in Public Health (PH) – Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Professional Experience:

PhD Candidate and Assistant Professor: Wollo University, Ethiopia (January 2020 – Present)

Conducting research in public health, specifically focusing on reproductive health.

Teaching and mentoring students in public health programs.

Contributing to the academic and research community through publications and presentations.

Lecturer and Researcher: Wollo University, Ethiopia (October 27, 2015 – November 17, 2018)

Conducted lectures and seminars on topics related to public health, with a focus on reproductive health.

Engaged in research projects, data analysis, and publication of research findings.

Maternal and Child Health Expert: West Badewacho District Health Office, Ethiopia (October 12, 2009 – October, 2015)

Implemented programs and interventions related to maternal and child health.

Conducted assessments, provided training, and contributed to public health initiatives at the district level.

Research Interest:

Mr. Niguss Cherie Bekele’s research interests revolve around key areas in public health, particularly focusing on reproductive health and maternal and child health. He is passionate about exploring topics such as the effectiveness of mHealth interventions to improve maternal and child healthcare services, factors influencing antenatal care initiation among pregnant women, colostrum feeding practices among postnatal mothers, and the impact of behavioral change communication on reducing stunting and improving nutrition among children during the first 1000 days.

Furthermore, Mr. Cherie is interested in studying the determinants of virologic failure among adults on antiretroviral therapy, emergency contraceptive use among female students, and the availability of adequately iodized salt at the household level. His research also delves into parent-adolescent communication regarding sexual and reproductive health, the utilization of modern family planning services postpartum, and the mapping of evidence on reproductive health service uptake among women.

Overall, Mr. Cherie’s research interests reflect a comprehensive approach to addressing public health challenges, with a focus on evidence-based interventions, health promotion strategies, and improving healthcare outcomes for vulnerable populations.

Publication Top Noted:

Prevalence and associated factors of depression among breast cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Authors: Mohammed, A., Melak, D., Demeke Bayou, F., Abegaz, Z., Endawkie, A.
  • Journal: SAGE Open Medicine
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 12
  • Status: Open access

Individual and contextual-level factors associated with iron-folic acid supplement intake during pregnancy in Ethiopia: a multi-level analysis

  • Authors: Yalew, M., Getachew, S., Mohammed, K., Mehari, K., Derseh, L.
  • Journal: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 23
  • Issue: 1
  • Page: 260
  • Status: Open access

Colostrum feeding practice and its associated factors among postnatal mothers who attend at health facility, Ethiopia

  • Authors: Kebede, N., Alemu, G., Cherie, N.
  • Journal: Journal of Neonatal Nursing
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 29
  • Issue: 6
  • Pages: 875–880
  • Status: Not specified (Open access status not mentioned)

A mixed-method study examined the reasons why pregnant women late initiate antenatal care in Northeast Ethiopia

  • Authors: Shewaye, M., Cherie, N., Molla, A., Feleke, S.F., Dessie, A.M.
  • Journal: PLoS ONE
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 18
  • Issue: 7 (July)
  • Article number: e0288922
  • Status: Open access

Modeling on the number of children ever born and its determinants among married women of reproductive age in Ethiopia: A Poisson regression analysis

  • Authors: Cherie, N., Getacher, L., Belay, A., Sileshi, S., Degu, G.
  • Journal: Heliyon
  • Year: 2023
  • Volume: 9
  • Issue: 3
  • Article number: e13948
  • Status: Open access


Niguss Cherie | Physiology Award | Best Researcher Award

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