Minale Bezie

Full Name

Minale Bezie Ambie

Academic Rank


Education Background
  •  MSc in Maternity and Reproductive Health from Mekelle University (20/3/2008 to 30/10/2009)
  • BSc in Midwifery from Gondar University (1/1/2001 to 16/11/2004)
Working Experience
  • Graduate Assistant I at Debre Tabor Health Science College (1/8/2004 to 26/1/2007)
  • Graduate Assistant II at Debre Tabor  University (27/1/2007-19/3/2007)
  • Lecturer at Debre Tabor University (1/11/2009-5/9/2014)
  •   Lecturer at Injibara University (6/11/2014 to Present)
  • Students Service Office at Gondar University (4/4/1999 to 16/2/2004)
Research Interest
  •  Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Adolescent and Youth Health
  • Maternal Nutrition
  • Mental Health

1)     Bezie, M., & Addisu, D. (2019). Determinants of early marriage among married women in Injibara town, North West Ethiopia: community-based cross-sectional study. BMC women’s health, 19(1), 1-6. (https://bmcwomenshealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12905-019-0832-0)

2)     Mekie, M., Bezie, M., Melkie, A., Addisu, D., Chanie, E. S., Bayih, W. A., … & Alemu, E. M. (2022). Perception towards preeclampsia and perceived barriers to early health-seeking among pregnant women in selected Hospitals of South Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: A qualitative study. PloS one17(8), e0271502. (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0271502)

3)     Belay, H. G., Kassa, B. G., Ayele, A. D., Ambie, M. B., Tassew, H. A., Yehuala, E. D., … & Yimer, T. S. (2022). Availability, Utilization, and Quality of Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Services in Farta District, Rural Health Centers, Ethiopia. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 33(2), 1094-1106.( https://muse.jhu.edu/article/854385/summary)

4)     Belay, H. G., Arage, G., Degu, A., Getnet, B., Necho, W., Dagnew, E., … & Worke, M. D. (2021). Youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services utilization and its determinants in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Heliyon, 7(12), e08526.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405844021026293)

5)     Mekie, M., Addisu, D., Bezie, M., Melkie, A., Getaneh, D., Bayih, W. A., & Taklual, W. (2021). Knowledge and attitude of pregnant women towards preeclampsia and its associated factors in South Gondar Zone, Northwest Ethiopia: a multi‐center facility‐based cross‐sectional study. BMC pregnancy and childbirth, 21(1), 1-9. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12884-021-03647-2)

6)     Worke, M. D., Demelash, H., Meseret, L., Bezie, M., & Abebe, F. (2022). Factors associated with sexual violence among waitresses working in Bahir Dar City, Ethiopia: a mixed-method study. BMC Women’s Health, 22(1), 1-16.  (https://bmcwomenshealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12905-022-01806-x)

7)     Chanie, E. S., Legas, G., Zewude, S. B., Mekie, M., Sewyew, D. A., Yehuala, E. D., & Feleke, D. G. (2022). Time to develop severe acute malnutrition and its predictors among children living with HIV in the era of test and treat strategies at South Gondar hospitals, northwest, Ethiopia, 2021: a multicentre retrospective cohort study. BMC pediatrics, 22(1), 1-10 (https://bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12887-021-03078-0)

8)     Addisu, D., Mekie, M., Melkie, A., Abie, H., Dagnew, E., Bezie, M., & Chanie, E. S. (2022). Continuum of maternal healthcare services utilization and its associated factors in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Women’s Health18, 17455057221091732. (https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1745505722109173)


College of Medicine and Health Science, Injibara University
Tel: +251924523438
Email: minaleemu1@gmail.com