Domain Expert: Dr. Abiy
Since 2010, Dr. Abiy has been serving as the executive director of the Ethiopian Medical Association. Dr. Abiy has been the Authorized Representative (AOR) of the USAID-supported Continuing Professional Development for Physicians, Health System Strengthening for Health Workers (CDC) project and others. Furthermore, Dr. Abiy has also contributed to the National Accreditation and Quality Improvement Standards for Medicine Degree Program, National In-service Training Implementation Guideline for Health Sector, Core Competencies on Leadership, Management, and Governance for Medical Students in Ethiopia, Health Systems Management Course Content Integration for Undergraduate Medical Students and other documents.
Dr. Abiy has also authored and coauthored multiple research articles and abstracts and presented at the 49th Ethiopian Medical Association’s Annual Medical Conference (AMC) and at the 51 st annual scientific conferences. He has been in clinical practice and public health work in the private, international organizations, and public sector and served as the medical director of the Israeli Embassy TB screening and Treatment clinic from 2001-2005. Dr. Abiy holds an M.D. from Jimma Institute of Health Sciences (now Jimma University) and an M.P.H. from Haramaya University in Ethiopia.