Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
I am a public health expert with main research interest in maternal and child nutrition. Currently, I am investigating effect of prenatal consumption of low- or no-energy sweeteners (LNCS) on maternal and child health outcome using longitudinal and linked data.
Nutritional epidemiology, Maternal and child nutrition, Public health nutrition, Eating behavior, Chronic disease
Date Position Institution name 2021 - 2022 Nutrition and child health researcher MERQ consultancy PLC 2016 - 2021 Lecturer Addis Ababa University 2011 - 2022 Graduate assistant, Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer Madda Walabu University
Language Competency Amharic Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Title Institution Country Masters of science in Pediatrics health Addis Ababa University Ethiopia MSc/ Mph- Community Nutrition Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
Date Title Institution name Country — Certificate in public management Young Africa Leadership Institute-RLC EA Kenya — Higher Diploma Program Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
Year Citation 2022 Gebremichael, B., Beletew, B., Bimerew, M., Haile, D., Biadgilign, S., & Baye, K. (2022). Magnitude of urban household food insecurity in East Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION, 25(4), 994-1004.
2022 Gemechu, J., Gebremichael, B., Tesfaye, T., Seyum, A., & Erkalo, D. (2022). Predictors of mortality among TB-HIV co-infected children attending anti-retroviral therapy clinics of selected public hospitals in southern, Ethiopia: retrospective cohort study. Archives of Public Health, 80(1).
2021 Gebremichael, B., Beletew Abate, B., & Tesfaye, T. (2021). Mothers had inadequate knowledge towards key essential nutrition action messages in mainly rural Northeast Ethiopia. Journal of Nutritional Science, 10.
2019 Nigatu, D., Haile, D., Gebremichael, B., & M Tiruneh, Y. (2019). Predictive accuracy of perceived baby birth size for birth weight: a cross-sectional study from the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey. BMJ Open, 9(12), e031986.
2019 Beletew, B., Gebremichael, B., Tesfaye, T., Mengesha, A., & Wudu, M. (2019). The practice of key essential nutrition action messages and associated factors among mothers of children from birth up to 2 years old in Wereilu Wereda, south Wollo zone, Amhara, Northeast Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study. BMC Pediatrics, 19(1).
2018 Gebremichael, B., Abebaw, T. -A., Moges, T., Abaerei, A. A., & Worede, N. (2018). Predictors of pediatric tuberculosis in public health facilities of Bale zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia: a case control study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18(1).
2018 Moges, T., Gebremichael, B., Shiferaw, S., & Yirgu, R. (2018). Is inadequate play area in schools associated with overweight among students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia? A comparative cross-sectional study. Epidemiology and health, 40, e2018017.
DOI Scopus4 WoS4 Europe PMC3
2018 Fullman, N., Yearwood, J., Abay, S., Abbafati, C., Abd-Allah, F., Abdela, J., . . . Ciobanu, L. (2018). Measuring performance on the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories and selected subnational locations: A systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 391(10136), 2236-2271.
DOI Scopus390 WoS369 Europe PMC208
2018 Troeger, C., Blacker, B., Khalil, I., Rao, P., Cao, S., Zimsen, S., . . . Sartorius, B. (2018). Estimates of the global, regional, and national morbidity, mortality, and aetiologies of diarrhoea in 195 countries: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 18(11), 1211-1228.
DOI Scopus452 WoS410 Europe PMC20
2018 Roth, G., Abate, D., Abate, K., Abay, S., Abbafati, C., Abbasi, N., . . . Badawi, A. (2018). Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 392(10159), 1736-1788.
DOI Scopus2673 WoS2397 Europe PMC1602
2018 Lozano, R., Fullman, N., Abate, D., Abay, S., Abbafati, C., Abbasi, N., . . . Appiah, L. (2018). Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. The Lancet, 392(10159), 2091-2138.
DOI Scopus209 WoS206 Europe PMC127
2018 Abeway, S., Gebremichael, B., Murugan, R., Assefa, M., & Adinew, Y. M. (2018). Stunting and its determinants among children aged 6-59 Months in Northern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2018, 1078480.
DOI Scopus19 Europe PMC12
2017 Barber, R., Fullman, N., Sorensen, R., Bollyky, T., McKee, M., Nolte, E., . . . Beyene, T. (2017). Healthcare access and quality index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: A novel analysis from the global burden of disease study 2015. The Lancet, 390(10091), 231-266.
DOI Scopus327 WoS300 Europe PMC171
2017 Naghavi, M., Abajobir, A., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K., Abd-Allah, F., Abera, S., . . . Chibueze, C. (2017). Global, regional, and national age-sex specifc mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 390(10100), 1151-1210.
DOI Scopus2544 WoS2462 Europe PMC1475
2017 Wang, H., Abajobir, A., Abate, K., Abbafati, C., Abbas, K., Abd-Allah, F., . . . Bennett, J. (2017). Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 390(10100), 1084-1150.
DOI Scopus422 WoS404 Europe PMC273
2017 Biadgilign, S., Mgutshini, T., Haile, D., Gebremichael, B., Moges, Y., & Tilahun, K. (2017). Epidemiology of obesity and overweight in sub-Saharan Africa: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 7(11), e017666.
2017 Abebaw, T. -A., Aderaw, Z., & Gebremichael, B. (2017). Hepatitis B virus vaccination status and associated factors among health care workers in Shashemene Zonal Town, Shashemene, Ethiopia: a cross sectional study. BMC Research Notes, 10(1).
Biadgilign, S., Gebremichael, B., Abera, A., & Moges, T. (n.d.). Gender Difference and Correlates of Physical Activity Among Urban Children and Adolescents in Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Public Health, 10.
Abate, B. B., Bimerew, M., Gebremichael, B., Mengesha Kassie, A., Kassaw, M., Gebremeskel, T., & Bayih, W. A. (n.d.). Effects of therapeutic hypothermia on death among asphyxiated neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials. PLOS ONE, 16(2), e0247229.
Yared Asmare Aynalem., Hussien Mekonen., Tadesse Yirga Akalu., Bereket Gebremichael., & Wondimeneh Shibabaw Shiferaw. (n.d.). Preterm Neonatal Mortality and its predictors in Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, 31(1).
Akalu, T. Y., Gebremichael, B., Desta, K. W., Aynalem, Y. A., Shiferaw, W. S., & Alamneh, Y. M. (n.d.). Predictors of neonatal sepsis in public referral hospitals, Northwest Ethiopia: A case control study. PLOS ONE, 15(6), e0234472.
Agriculture for Nutrition and health (A4NH) MSc thesis grant award, 2017, Wageningen University, Netherland
Date Office Name Institution Country 2015 - 2016 Research and technology transfer coordinator College of health science, Madda Walabu University Ethiopia
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