Wolde Melese Ayele

Full NameWolde Melese Ayele
Academic RankAssistant Professor
Education BackgroundMPH in Field Epidemiology from University of Gondar (March 2017)BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology at Haromaya University (July 2008)
Working ExperienceAssistant Professor at Injibara University (July 2022 to Present)Assistant Professor in MPH at Wollo University (June 2021 to June 2022)Lecturer at Wollo University (September 2017 to June 2021)PHEM Officer at Teru District Health Office (April 2017 to 05 September 2017)Medical Laboratory Technologist at Teru Health Center (October 2008 to 08 Apr 20117)
Research InterestInfectious Diseases Non Communicable DiseasesEmerging and Drug Resistance DiseasesCommunity Behavior and Health Reproductive Health Adolescent and Youth HealthNutritionMental Health
PublicationsAsefa U, Ayele WM. Adverse Obstetrical and Perinatal Outcomes among Advanced Age Pregnant Mothers in Northeast Ethiopia: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Women’s Health. 2020;12:1161, doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S284124Melese Ayele W. Exclusive Breastfeeding and Normative Belief among Rural Mothers in Ethiopia, 2019: A Cross-Sectional Survey Embedded with Qualitative Design. Obstetrics and gynecology international. 2021 Mar 16;2021, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5587790Ayele WM. Practice and Attitude Towards COVID-19 Prevention and Divine Belief Among Residents in Ethiopia: Cross-Sectional Survey. Risk Management and Healthcare Policy. 2021;14:987, doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S297846Ayele WM. Prevalence of Postoperative Unfavorable Outcome and Associated Factors in Patients with Appendicitis: A Cross-Sectional Study. Open Access Emergency Medicine: OAEM. 2021;13:169, doi: 10.2147/OAEM.S305905Amsalu ET, Kefale B, Muche A, Fentaw Z, Dewau R, Chanie MG, Melaku MS, Yalew M, Arefayine M, Bitew G, Adane B, Wolde MA. The effects of ANC follow up on essential newborn care practices in east Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports. 2021 Jun 9;11(1):1-0, | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-91821-zChanie MG, Melaku MS, Yalew M, Arefaynie M, Bitew G, Amsalu ET, Kefale B, Muche A, Fentaw Z, Dewau R, Adane B, Wolde MA. Predictors of community acquired childhood pneumonia among 2–59 months old children in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 2021 Dec;21(1):1-0, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12890-021-01548-wDewau R, Angaw DA, Kassa GM, Dagnew B, Yeshaw Y, Muche A, Feleke DG, Molla E, Yehuala ED, Tadesse SE, Yalew M, Wolde MA. Urban-rural disparities in institutional delivery among women in East Africa: A decomposition analysis. PloS one. 2021 Jul 30;16(7):e0255094, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255094Ayele WM, Tegegne TB. Determinants of Vital Events Registration among Residents of Dessie City, Ethiopia, 2019: Case Control Study. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology. 2021 May 5;11(3):1-5.BG, Ayele WM, Dawed YA (2020) Chronic Diabetic Complications and Associated Factors among People with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus in Debretabor Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018. J Diabetes Metab 10:845. doi: 10.35248/2155-6156.20.11.845, doi: 10.35248/2155-6156.20.11.845 Wolde Melese Ayele, Seid Fentaw Getahun and Mastewal Arefayne Temesgen. Determinants of HIV/AIDS Disclosure in Pediatrics Age from 5-14 Years on ART in South Wollo, North East Ethiopia, 2019: An Un-matched Case-Control study. Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research, 2020, Vol(11), DOI: 10.37421/jar.2020.11.817 Ayele W, Tegegne T, Amsalu E. Public health implications of transmissions of COVID-19 while cases asymptomatic: a literature review. 2020 May 28. https://doi.org/10.22541/au.159069191.11192309 Berhan Z, Malede A, Gizeyatu A, Sisay T, Lingerew M, Kloos H, Dagne M, Gebrehiwot M, Ketema G, Bogale K, Eneyew B, Wolde MA. Prevalence and associated factors of needle stick and sharps injuries among healthcare workers in northwestern Ethiopia. PloS one. 2021 Sep 24;16(9):e0252039, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252039Arefaynie M, Bitew G, Amsalu ET, Kefale B, Muche A, Fentaw Z, Dewau R, Melaku MS, Yalew M, Adane B, Adane M, Wolde MA. Determinants of wife-beating acceptance among reproductive age women in Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis of 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey. BMC women’s health. 2021 Dec;21(1):1-0., https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-021-01484-1Ayele WM, Tegegne TB, Damtie Y, Chanie MG, Mekonen AM. Prevalence of Consistent Condom Use and Associated Factors among Serodiscordant Couples in Ethiopia, 2020: A Mixed-Method Study. BioMed Research International. 2021 Sep 30;2021, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9923012 Maldie M, Egata G, Chanie MG, Muche A, Dewau R, Worku N, Alemu MD, Ewunetie GE, Birhane T, Addisu E, Ayele WM. Magnitude and associated factors of disrespect and abusive care among laboring mothers at public health facilities in Borena District, South Wollo, Ethiopia. Plos one. 2021 Nov 18;16(11):e0256951. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256951Damtie Y, Kefale B, Yalew M, Arefaynie M, Addisu E, Birhan T, Cherie N, Adane B, Melese W, Bitew G, Tadesse E. The effect of lack of ANC visit and unwanted pregnancy on home child-birth in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scientific Reports. 2022 Jan 27;12(1):1-0.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-05260-5 Yalew M, Arefaynie M, Bitew G, Amsalu ET, Kefale B, Muche A, Fentaw Z, Genetu Chanie M, Melaku MS, Adane B, Damtie Y, Wolde MA. Time to under-five mortality and its predictors in rural Ethiopia: Cox-gamma shared frailty model. Plos one. 2022 Apr 6;17(4):e0266595. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0266595Ayele WM, Ewunetu A, Chanie MG. Level of satisfaction and associated factors among patients attending outpatient departments of south Wollo health facilities, Ethiopia. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022 Jul 21;2(7):e0000761, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0000761Damtie Y, Kefale B, Yalew M, Arefaynie M, Adane B, Muche A, Dewau R, Fentaw Z, Amsalu ET, Bitew G, Ayele WM. HIV risk behavior and associated factors among people living with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PloS one. 2022 Jul 28;17(7):e0269304, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0269304 Siraji, A., Molla, A., Ayele, W.M. et al. Mental distress and associated factors among college students in Kemisie district, Ethiopia. Sci Rep 12, 17541 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-21710-6
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