Mr. Zinie Abita, Public Health Award, Best Researcher Award

Zinie Abita at Mizan-Tepi University, Ethiopia

Mr. Zinie Abita is a dedicated professional with expertise in public health, particularly in the areas of reproductive health, adolescent health, and maternal and child health. He holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Reproductive Health from Jimma University and a Bachelor of Sciences in Midwifery from Mizan Tepi University, Ethiopia.

Currently serving as a Lecturer at Mizan Tepi University’s College of Medicine and Health Science, Mr. Abita has been actively involved in both academic and community engagement activities. He has a passion for research and has contributed significantly to the field through his publications in reputable journals, focusing on topics such as menstrual hygiene management, adolescent health, and disease prediction using machine learning techniques.



Master of Public Health (MPH) in Reproductive Health

  • Faculty of Public Health, Jimma University
  • Duration: 2017 – 2019

Bachelor of Sciences in Midwifery

  • Mizan Tepi University, Ethiopia
  • Duration: 2013 – 2016

Professional Experience:

Mr. Zinie Abita has extensive professional experience in the field of public health, primarily focused on education, research, and community engagement. Currently serving as a Lecturer at Mizan Tepi University’s College of Medicine and Health Science since 2019, he plays a pivotal role in teaching public health courses, conducting research projects, and guiding students in their academic pursuits. Prior to this, he served as a Graduate Assistant I-II at the same institution from 2016 to 2017, where he actively contributed to various academic and research activities under the guidance of senior faculty members. Through his roles, Mr. Abita has developed strong teaching abilities, conducted impactful research, and actively participated in community initiatives aimed at addressing public health issues. His dedication and commitment to advancing public health make him a valuable asset to both academic institutions and the communities they serve.

Research Interest:

Mr. Zinie Abita’s research interests center on two main domains within the field of public health: adolescent health and maternal and child health. In the realm of adolescent health, he focuses on investigating various facets such as reproductive health, mental health, substance abuse, and access to healthcare services. Through his research, Mr. Abita aims to uncover the challenges confronting adolescents and to develop targeted interventions to enhance their overall well-being. Additionally, he delves into maternal and child health issues, emphasizing factors influencing maternal and child mortality, access to prenatal and postnatal care, infant nutrition, and immunization. His research endeavors seek to identify gaps in existing maternal and child health services and to devise effective strategies for addressing them. By contributing valuable insights to these critical areas, Mr. Abita aims to inform policy formulation and program development aimed at improving health outcomes for adolescents, mothers, and children, both locally in Ethiopia and on a broader scale.

Publication Top Noted:

  • Authors: Girma, D.; Abita, Z.; Negese, Y.; Abebe, G.F.
  • Journal: PLoS ONE
  • Year: 2024
  • Volume: 19
  • Issue: 2 (February)
  • Article number: e0297305
  • Open access: Yes

Individual and community-level factors of perinatal mortality in the high mortality regions of Ethiopia: a multilevel mixed-effect analysis

  • Authors: Girma, D.; Abita, Z.; Fetene, G.; Birie, B.
  • Journal: BMC Public Health
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 22
  • Issue: 1
  • Page: 247
  • Open access: Yes

Exposure to mass media family planning messages and associated factors among youth men in Ethiopia

  • Authors: Abita, Z.; Girma, D.
  • Journal: Heliyon
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 8
  • Issue: 9
  • Article number: e10544
  • Open access: Yes

Determinants of oral rehydration salt utilization among under-five children with diarrhea in Ethiopia: A multilevel mixed-effect analysis

  • Authors: Girma, D.; Abita, Z.; Wale, A.; Fetene, G.
  • Journal: SAGE Open Medicine
  • Year: 2022
  • Volume: 10
  • Open access: Yes



Zinie Abita | Public Health Award | Best Researcher Award

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