Binyam Desta

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Country Representative, Ethiopia; Deputy Chief of Party, TRANSFORM: Primary Health Care, International

IPHCSD & eCHIS/Addis Ababa

Binyam Fekadu Desta focuses on preventing child and maternal deaths in development and emergency contexts. He has directed a variety of projects, working with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health to demonstrate primary health care reforms, models of community and private sector engagement, and quality improvement initiatives. Before JSI, Binyam, who has a PhD, worked in HIV, girls’ education, and adolescent sexual and reproductive health at several international and Ethiopian nongovernmental organizations.


Removal of a missing intrauterine contraceptive device after location through an ultrasound: a case report within a rural setting and review of literature

Effectiveness of Leadership, Management, and Governance Competencies for Performance Improvements at Primary Health Care Entities in Ethiopia: A Before and After Study

Implementing a Social Accountability Approach for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Service Performances in Ethiopia: A Pre-Post Study Design

Contributing barriers to loss to follow up from antenatal care services in villages around Addis Ababa: a qualitative study

Implementing a modified World Health Organization safe childbirth checklist in health centers of Ethiopia: a pre and post intervention study

Examining Governing Board Functions and Health Center Performances During Health System Reform: A Cross-sectional Study in 4 Regional States of Ethiopia

Leadership, governance and management for improving district capacity and performance: the case of USAID Transform: Primary Health Care

Patient Satisfaction with Primary Health Care Services between Insured and Non-insured patients under Community-Based Health Insurance Scheme: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Facility Based Study in North East Ethiopia

Improving Performance Together: Twinning Partnership Between Medium and Low Performer Districts in Ethiopia

Pertussis outbreak in southern Ethiopia: challenges of detection, management, and response

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USAID Quality Healthcare Activity Furthers Health Equity in Ethiopia


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