Amare Genetu

Full Name

Amare Genetu Ejigu

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor

Education Background
  •  MSc in Clinical Midwifery from  Gondar University (September 2015 to July 2017)
  •  BSc in Midwifery from Gondar University (September 2008 to July 2012)
Working Experience
  •  Educational Development Center Coordinator of College of Medicine and Health Science, Injibara University (October 2022 to Present)
  •  Assistant Professor at Injibara University (April 2022 to Present)
  • Assistant Professor in Clinical Midwifery at Mizan-Tepi University (June 2021 to April 2022)
  • Lecturer at Mizan-Tepi University (February 2017 to 11 June 2021)              
  • Assistant Lecturer at Mizan-Tepi University (October 2014 to 30 October 2014)             
  •   Graduate Assistant II at Mizan-Tepi University (October 2013 to October 2014)
Research Interest
  • Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Adolescent and Youth Health
  • Maternal Nutrition
  • Mental Health

1)     Genetu A., Lambyo S. Predicting factors of failed induction of labor in three hospitals of Southwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2021;21.

2)     Genetu A, Girma A, Wassie S, Lambyo S. Effect of Intimate Partner Violence on Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness at Public Health Facilities, Southwest Ethiopia, 2021: Comparative Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Women’s Health. 2022;Volume 14:705-18.

3)     Genetu A, Yismaw A, Limenih M. The effect of sex of last child on short birth interval practice: The case of northern Ethiopian pregnant women. BMC Research Notes. 2019;12.

4)     Girma A, Genetu A, Ayalew E, Getachew D. Determinants of dietary practice among pregnant women at the public hospitals in Bench-Sheko and Kaffa Zones, Southwest Ethiopia. BMC Nutrition. 2022;8.

5)     Girma A, Molla A, Genetu A. Dietary Practice and Associated Factors Among Pregnant Women at Public Health Institution in Mizan-Aman Town, Southwest Ethiopia. Nutrition and Metabolic Insights. 2021;14:117863882110577.

6)     Hailemariam S, Abayneh M, Genetu A. Individual, socio-cultural, and health facility factors affecting men’s involvement in facility-based childbirth in Southwest, Ethiopia: A mixed method study. SAGE Open Medicine. 2021;9:205031212110233

7)     Hailemariam S, Genetu A, Sahile E. Mother’s Satisfaction towards Childbirth Care at Public Health Centers in Bench-Maji Zone, Ethiopia: A Facility-Based Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2020;2020:1-7.

8)     Wndimu W, Genetu A, Mekonen M, Weldu A, Niguse W, Geremaw M, et al. Practice of Coronavirus Disease-19 Prevention Methods and Associated Factors in Three Zones of Southwest Ethiopia: Community based cross-sectional study2020.

9)     Asres B, Hailemariam S, Ejigu A, Genetu A. Preparedness and Readiness Against COVID-19 Pandemic in Prison Institutions and Detention Centers in Southwest Ethiopia. International Journal of General Medicine. 2021.

10)    Agegnehu W, Derese M, Genetu A, Hailemariam S. Knowledge of health rights and community participation in primary care. British Journal of Healthcare Management. 2022;28:1-6.


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