Nebiyu Hiruy

M&E Officer

Nebiyu Hiruy is a Senior Public Health Professional (MPH) with more than 12 years of experience in governmental and non-governmental organisations in different capacities, from which the majority was in TB, TB/HIV and DR TB program areas.

Nebiyu joined KNCV ASCENT project in 2019, though he was also part of KNCV led Challenge TB project for more than three years as role of M&E Manager (via MSH). Nebiyu has experience on specific M&E and operational research area of TB and HIV programs which spans more than 8 years. He was the focal point of M&E activities for consecutive USAID funded Heal TB and Challenge TB projects, both successfully completed. During Heal TB project, he lead the introduction of performance monitoring Standard of Care (SoC) tool which is also scaled up during Challenge TB covering more than 3,000 health facilities. Nebiyu Hiruy was also vibrant participant in the preparation of national strategic plans and guidelines.

Recent publications

Ruda C, Wares F, Hiruy N, et al. Streamlining TB Infection Control and Intensifying TB Screening in Ethiopian Health Facilities. J Med-Clin Res & Rev. 2020;4(3): 1-5. Full article

Dememew ZG, Jerene D, Datiko DG, Hiruy N, Tadesse A, Moile T, et al. The yield of community-based tuberculosis and HIV among key populations in hotspot settings of Ethiopia: A cross-sectional implementation study. PloS One. 2020;15(5) Abstract

D Habte YT, D Bekele, G Alem, D Jerene, N Hiruy, Z Gashu, et al. Factors Determining Treatment Success in Children with Drug-Sensitive Tuberculosis in Ethiopia: A Three-Year Retrospective Analysis. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2020 1–5 Abstract


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