Medhanit Wube, PhD candidate, MPH, RN

Technical Director, Yekokeb Berhan Program for Highly Vulnerable Children, Ethiopia

Areas of expertise

  • HIV and AIDS: Health
  • Immunization and vaccines
  • Infectious and tropical diseases
  • Malaria
  • Reproductive and sexual health
  • Family planning: Health
  • Maternal, newborn and child health
  • Parenting
  • Adolescent Reproductive Health
  • Child protection
  • Nutrition

Projects & Resources

  • Linking the Village to the Child

    Community members play an expanding role in the support of vulnerable children in Ethiopia.  FHI 360’s coordination of care activities strengthen their ability to make linkages to service providers that bring shelter, food, education, economic support and health care to those most in need.

  • Permaculture Gardening for Empowerment and Resilience

    FHI 360 has promoted permaculture gardening in Ethiopia since 2012 and developed learning aids and a Permagarden Master Trainer manual to target the caregivers of highly vulnerable children.

  • What Gets Measured, Gets Managed

    This fact sheet introduces the Child Well-being Database Management System, which is a web-based platform housing data on the demands and provision of child-related services in every region of Ethiopia. The data — including child protection, health, education and disabilities, among others — will be accessible through the Ethiopian government website.

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