Mr. Tamirat Getachew, Child Health Award, Best Researcher Award

Tamirat Getachew at Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Mr. Tamirat Getachew is a dedicated healthcare professional specializing in maternity, neonatal nursing, and midwifery. He holds a Master’s degree in Maternity and Neonatal Nursing and a Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery from Haramaya University in Harar, Ethiopia. With a strong educational background and extensive training, Mr. Getachew is committed to providing high-quality care to mothers and newborns. He is passionate about improving maternal and child health outcomes and has actively participated in various training programs and volunteering activities related to healthcare. Mr. Tamirat Getachew’s dedication to his profession and his continuous pursuit of knowledge make him a valuable asset in the field of healthcare.



MSc in Maternity and Neonatal Nursing

  • Institution: Haramaya University
  • City: Harar, Ethiopia
  • Duration: 01/10/2018 – 07/07/2019

BSc in Midwifery

  • Institution: Haramaya University
  • City: Harar, Ethiopia
  • Duration: 05/10/2011 – 12/07/2014

Higher Diploma Program (HDP)

  • Institution: Haramaya University
  • City: Harar, Ethiopia
  • Duration: 01/09/2020 – 24/02/2022

Problem Based Learning (PBL)

  • Institution: Haramaya University
  • City: Harar, Ethiopia
  • Duration: 09/03/2020 – 13/03/2020

Professional Experience:

Mr. Tamirat Getachew, a dedicated healthcare professional, has accrued valuable experience in various roles within the field of maternity, neonatal nursing, and midwifery. With a Master’s degree in Maternity and Neonatal Nursing and a Bachelor’s degree in Midwifery from Haramaya University, he has seamlessly transitioned into the healthcare workforce. Mr. Getachew has served as a maternity nurse, offering comprehensive care to pregnant women, guiding them through labor and delivery, and providing essential postpartum support. Additionally, he has contributed as a neonatal nurse, specializing in the delicate care of newborn infants, ensuring their wellbeing by monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and offering breastfeeding assistance. Furthermore, Mr. Getachew has fulfilled the role of a midwife, overseeing childbirths, delivering babies, and providing critical prenatal and postnatal care to both mothers and newborns. His commitment to education has seen him serve as a clinical instructor, imparting knowledge and practical skills to nursing students at Haramaya University. Alongside his clinical responsibilities, Mr. Getachew has engaged in research endeavors, contributing as a research assistant on projects aimed at enhancing maternal and child health outcomes. Moreover, he has demonstrated a strong commitment to community health through active participation in volunteer initiatives, including vaccination campaigns and maternal health awareness programs. Through his diverse professional experiences, Mr. Tamirat Getachew has exemplified dedication, compassion, and expertise in the field of healthcare.

Research Interest:

Mr. Tamirat Getachew’s research interests revolve around enhancing maternal and neonatal healthcare outcomes through evidence-based practices and innovative interventions. He is particularly interested in exploring interventions aimed at reducing maternal mortality and morbidity rates, improving childbirth experiences, and promoting optimal neonatal health. Additionally, Mr. Getachew is passionate about investigating strategies to enhance prenatal care, including the early detection and management of high-risk pregnancies, as well as interventions to support maternal mental health and well-being during the perinatal period. Furthermore, he is interested in exploring the role of midwives in promoting positive birth experiences and advocating for women’s rights in childbirth. Through his research endeavors, Mr. Getachew aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in maternal and neonatal healthcare, ultimately improving outcomes for mothers and newborns alike.

Publication Top Noted:

“Neonatal mortality among neonates admitted to NICU of Hiwot Fana specialized university hospital, eastern Ethiopia, 2020: a cross-sectional study design”

  • Authors: A. Eyeberu, H. Shore, T. Getachew, G. Atnafe, M. Dheresa
  • Journal: BMC Pediatrics
  • Volume: 21
  • Pages: 1-9
  • Year: 2021
  • Citations: 26

“Prevalence of hypertension among type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis”

  • Authors: TG. Haile, T. Mariye, DB. Tadesse, GG. Gebremeskel, GG. Asefa, …
  • Journal: International Health
  • Volume: 15
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: 235-241
  • Year: 2023
  • Citations: 15

“Child Vaccination Coverage, Trends and Predictors in Eastern Ethiopia: Implication for Sustainable Development Goals”

  • Authors: M. Dheresa, Y. Dessie, B. Negash, B. Balis, T. Getachew, G. Mamo Ayana, …
  • Journal: Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare
  • Pages: 2657-2667
  • Year: 2021
  • Citations: 14

“Determinants of Preeclampsia among Women Attending Delivery Services in Public Hospitals of Central Tigray, Northern Ethiopia: A Case-Control Study”

  • Authors: TG. Haile, N. Assefa, T. Alemayehu, T. Mariye, GG. Geberemeskel, D. Bahrey, …
  • Journal: Journal of Pregnancy
  • Year: 2021
  • Citations: 13

“Acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine and associated factors among health care workers at public hospitals in Eastern Ethiopia using the health belief model”

  • Authors: T. Getachew, M. Lami, A. Eyeberu, B. Balis, A. Debella, B. Eshetu, M. Degefa, …
  • Journal: Frontiers in Public Health
  • Volume: 10
  • Pages: 957721
  • Year: 2022
  • Citations: 9
Tamirat Getachew | Child Health Award | Best Researcher Award

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