I am Wubetsh Asnake (BSc, MPH). Currently I am working as a CRVS program country manager at Vital strategies. I am participating in CRVS strategic plan preparation, VA guideline preparation and initiation of community CoD, and over strengthen CRVS system in Ethiopia. previously I was a project coordinator for causes of death project linked CRVS system in Ethiopia. I have taken a ToT training on both verbal Autopsy and physician ICD coding and was provide VA training for surveyor and code VA.
Project coordinator for causes of death study linked to maternal and child health and CRVS program in Ethiopia.
the project was a causes of death study linked to maternal and child health and CRVS program in Ethiopia. The project was funded by IDRC and affiliated by Ethiopian public health Association (EPHI).
I a responsible to liaison the program between EPHA, CSA and INVEA. participate in WHO Verbal Autopsy tool translation. provide training on VA to surveyors and supervise the field data collection. I have also take a physician coding course and participate on the coding of VA narratives.
country CRVS program manager
This is my current position. I am embedded in Mistry of health and responsible to provide technical and financial support to the ministry as well as to the overall CRVS system, I have participated in 5 year country CRVS strategic document preparation. currently I am participate in national Verbal Autopsy guideline preparation and initiation of community birth and death notification. I also take part in a routine analysis of the facility birth and death notification.
Addis Ababa University
I have a BSc Degree in public health from Gondar University and Master of public health (MPH) from Addis Ababa University in which I have taken basic and advanced statistics that helped me to be familiar with CRVS system.