Meet The CPD & Trainings Team
Dr. Tefera Gezmu
Dr. Tefera has extensive experience working with an array of public and private institutions in the US and Ethiopia. A medical epidemiologist and public health professional by training, Dr. Tefera comes with an over a decade of experience in global public health, pharmaceuticals, health program management, academic research & teaching, including work on public/global health consulting focusing on strategy development, research, risk mitigation and organizational transformation.
Dr. Selam Bisrat
Dr. Selam Bisrat is a specialist in pediatrics and child health with many years of experience in the Ethiopian health sector. She has worked in many of the government-owned hospitals in Addis Ababa and has an interest in community health, and prevention education for the public. She has been involved in developing training programs for all the hospitals she has worked at focusing on the professional development of healthcare workers and hospital staff. Dr. Selam has extensive experience in training medical students during her stay in Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital. Dr. Selam is a passionate clinician and dedicated public health expert-driven to improve and transform the healthcare sector in Ethiopian and make a measurable impact on the lives of all Ethiopians
Dr. Tewabech Bellege
CPD Course Director
Dr. Tewabech Bellege is a specialist of pediatrics and child health. She is dedicated and experienced in treating children and enthusiastically strives for the betterment of child health with a passion to deliver relevant and premium pediatric care. She is also a certified course facilitator and developer with a keen interest in the delivery of high quality medical education to all levels of health care providers.
Fitsum is dedicated and driven public health professional with a strong background as an Academician and Public Health researcher in the health care and educational system. She has profound clinical, administrative and communication skills. She is also a certified course facilitator who is eager to contribute her skills and knowledge into improving Health care systems and Education. Fitsum holds BSc. in Public Health from Jimma University and is a licensed Health Officer with many years of experience.
Dr Hermon Amare
Dr. Hermon is a Psychiatrist with both clinical and public health experience. She has worked on health programs in both governmental and nongovernmental organizations. She also has experience with teaching medical and postgraduate students. She is passionate about advocating for improved mental health and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).
Junior Training and Development Manager
Christian Ezra is a Junior Development Training Manager at Adwa Partners with a background in trade fair and exhibition organizations. With great people skills, a diligent work ethic, and a passion for learning.
Leadership and Professional Development Training Manager
An economist by training with expertise in data and projects management and capacity building. Adept in working on planning, coordinating, executing projects, leading quantitative and qualitative research, event organization, team leadership, digital marketing. A seasoned trainer and professional development professional who strives in strengthening capacity and management acumen of both individuals and teams across sectors. Bemnet holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship for Impact, and MA in Counseling Psychology.
Analyst & Trainer
Kalkidan Teshome is an analyst and a trainer at Adwa Partners Consultancy, PLC. She works both as analyst in organizational transformation, management consulting and professional development training. Kalkidan is well experienced in organizing and running small business printing, and working in the pharmaceutical sector. She enhances proficiency in navigating intricate business frameworks and driving impactful results. Throughout her career, she has shown her analytical prowess, helping small to larger businesses identify and resolve challenges with efficiency. Her innate curiosity drives her to delve deep into data, uncovering not just surface-level insights but also the underlying factors contributing to complex problems. This analytical approach has empowered her to help her clients make informed decisions and implement effective strategies helping businesses sprint forward. Kalkidan holds a BSc. in Pharmacy and Marketing Management from Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences, and Saint Mary Uni. College, respectively.
Digital marketing Intern
Nathnael Semunegus is a third year Marketing Management student at St. Mary University and a second year Business Management student at Jimma University.