Samuel Bayu

District TB Coordinator

Samuel Bayu joined KNCV in March 2020 by TB REACH WAVE 7 project in the position of District TB Coordinator. He is a graduate of Wollega University and received my BSc degree in Public Health Officer. Samuel Bayu is also expecting to receive my MPH (Master of Public Health) from Addis Ababa University.

Samuel Bayu worked in health facilities as a TB clinic focal person and has experience as a TB Officer in a refugee camp. Additionally, Samuel worked in Aremuer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) on TBRU project as a study physician as Junior Researcher.

Recent publications

Degu Jerene, Dawid Assefa, Kalkidan Tesfaye, Samuel Bayu, Samuel Seid, Fikirte Aberra, Ahmed Bedru, et al. Effectiveness of women-led community interventions in improving tuberculosis preventive treatment in children: results from a comparative, before–after study in Ethiopia. BMJ Open 2022;12:e062298. doi:10.1136/ bmjopen-2022-062298. Full paper.


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