Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Humanitarian Innovation Initiative (HI2)

Abinet Shiferaw Worke

Abinet Shiferaw Worke

Master's in Public Health (MPH), BSC in Public Health

Abinet Shiferaw Worke is an Ethiopian working in Ethiopia. She has a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) as well as a BSC in public health and a nursing background. Abinet has more than ten years of work experience with international nongovernmental and governmental organizations. She worked with Family Health International as M&E officer in Reproductive Health (RH) and HIV/AIDS prevention and was involved with the Care and Support project. She worked for CONCER worldwide as a senior nutrition program officer in Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program, for ChildFund as an Early Childhood care and Development (ECD)/emergency nutrition response coordinator, and in private institutions as an instructor of public health courses. Currently, she is working with the International Medical Corps (IMC) as a senior nutrition and food security programs manager (for both the host community and refugee programs) in responding to the health and nutrition needs of the needy population.

As part of her work plan, her goal is to help prevent an international health crisis. She is dedicated to this goal, as is evident by her profession and current commitment.

She has a strong interest in continuing to work as a humanitarian aid worker and improving refugee and host community health and nutrition based on evidence based lessons, knowledge, and skills. She also hopes to convey knowledge and skills which she gained from her day to day practices and provide more technical support in different sectors.