Endale Mengesha

Senior Laboratory Advisor

Endale Mengesha joined KNCV in October 2014, specifically for the KNCV Core Project for secondment at Ethiopian Public Health Institute/EPHI in the position of National TB Laboratory Advisor. Endale has been working with KNCV through the Challenge TB Project and is currently working on ASTTIE and PODTEC Research projects.

Endale graduated Medical Laboratory Technology (BSC), Microbiology Specialization (MSc) and TB Data Fellow (IT solution for data reporting). He has 14 years of experience and is committed in supporting Ethiopia national TB program system. Starting from a health facilities level to the Ministry of Health National TB Program, USAD Challenge TB project KNCV, ASTTIE and PODTEC KNCV Projects.

Recent publications

Petra de Haas, Bazezew Yenewb, Endale Mengesha, Andrii Slyzkyia, Zewdu Gash, et al. The Simple One-Step (SOS) Stool Processing Method for Use with the Xpert MTB/RIF Assay for a Child-Friendly Diagnosis of Tuberculosis Closer to the Point of Care. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2021, JCM. 00406-21. Abstract.


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