Abera Kumalo Shano

Abera Kumalo Shano

Full Name: Abera Kumalo Shano

Educational level: MSc
Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

College/School: Health Sciences and Medicine

Department/Team: Medical Laboratory Science
Field of Specialization: Medical Microbiology

 

Research Interest:  (please write in a phrase and not maximum of more than five)  

  • Molecular Biology Particularly in DNA and RNA sequencing.
  • Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and other infectious disease.
  • Malaria and Other Parasitic Infection  
  • Zoonotic Disease
  • Neglected Tropical Infectious Disease and their Epidemiology.

List of Publications:

  1. Kumalo A, Kassa T, S/Mariam Z, Daka D, Tadesse A. Bacterial Profile of Adult Sepsis and their Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, South West Ethiopia. Health Science Journal. 2016; 10(2):1-8.
  2. Mekuriaw S, Mesay R, Dereje A, Kumalo A, Feyissa M, et al. (2015) Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Safe Abortion among Female Students of Mizan-Tepi University, South West Ethiopia. J Women’s Health Care 4: 275. doi:10.4172/2167-0420.1000275
  3. Kumalo A. Henok A. Knowledge and Practice towards Prevention and Control of Malaria in Tepi Town, Sheka Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia. Health Sci J. 2015,10:1.
  4. Salahuddin M, Tesfaye T, Kumalo A, Manzar MD.” Validity of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in Ethiopian adults”. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes (2017) 15:58 DOI 10.1186/s12955-017-0637-5.
  5. Manzar MD, Kumalo A, Zannat W, Spence DW, Bahammam AS, Pandi-perumal SR, Hussain ME. “Electrolyte imbalance and sleep problems during anti-retroviral therapy: An under recognized problem a systematic over view”. Sleep Sci. 2017;10(2):64-67.
  6. Kumalo A. Bayu Begashaw Bekele., et al. ”Demand For Family Planning Among Women Of Voluntary Counseling And Testing Clients In Public Health Facilities, Dawuro Zone, South West Ethiopia” International Journal of Science and Healthcare Research Vol.1; Issue: 3; July-Sept. 2016 www.gkpublication.in/ijshr.
  7. Kumalo A. Bayu Begashaw Bekele., et al. “Assessment of Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness among Pregnant Mothers Attending Ante Natal Care Service in Mizan-Tepi University Teaching Hospital, South West Ethiopia” Clinics Mother Child Health.  2017; 14:1 DOI: 10.4172/2090-7214.1000257.
  8. Kumalo A. Bayu Begashaw Bekele., et al. “Determinants of Measles Recurrent Outbreak in South West Ethiopia: an Obstacle for Implementation of Infectious Disease Eradication in the Country.  EC Microbiology 14:10 ; 2018.
  9. Kumalo A. Shiferaw D., Geramew M., “Determinants of Delay in Malaria Treatment Seeking for Under-Five Children with Malaria Attending Health Centers of Bench-Maji Zone, South-Western Ethiopia Case-Control Study Determinants of Delay in Malaria Treatment Seeking for Under-Five Children with Malaria Attending Health Centers of Bench-Maji Zone , South-Western Ethiopia Case-Control Study” Global Journal of Medical Research: F Diseases 18:1;2018.  
  10. Kumalo A. Bayu Begashaw Bekele., et al “Self-medication practice in Limmu Genet, Jimma zone, south west Ethiopia: Does community based health insurance scheme has influence?” Hindawi Journal of Pharmaceutics Volume 2018, Article ID 1749137, 8 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/1749137
  11. Kumalo A. Bayu Begashaw Bekele., et al “Does  the  use  of  maternity  waiting  homes  increase  skilled  birth  attendance,  decrease  maternal  and  newborn mortality, and lead to sustainable development goals in Ethiopia?” J Pediatr Care, Volume 4: 2018 DOI: 10.21767/2471-805X-C2-009
  12.  Kumalo A. Dereshe D., Worku T., “Bacterial Profile and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of the Isolates from Stethoscope, Thermometer, and Inanimate Surfaces of Mizan-Tepi University Teaching Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia”. Hindawi International Journal of Microbiology Volume 2018, Article ID 9824251, 7 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9824251.

Conference Participations

  1. Abera Kumalo, Tadesse M. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Susceptibility Pattern among Pregnant women attending Antenatal Clinic at Mizan aman town, South Western Ethiopia.( 2nd international conference of Mizan-Tepi University; Oral presentation (May 5-7, 2016, Tepi campus, Ethiopia).
  2. Abera Kumalo, Dejeeh Derseh, Teshale Worku: Nasopharyngeal Carriage Rate and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Streptococcus Pneumoniae among Pediatrics Outpatients in Southwest Ethiopia. (23rd Ethiopia Medical Laboratory Association Annual conference, Poster Presentation (May 23-24, 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).
  3. Kumalo A. Dereshe D., Worku T., “Bacterial Profile and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of the Isolates from Stethoscope, Thermometer, and Inanimate Surfaces of Mizan-Tepi University Teaching Hospital, Southwest Ethiopia” (10th Annual Ethiopia public health Laboratory Association conference, Oral presentation (January 16-17, 2018, Ras hotel,  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).
  4. Kumalo A, Kassa T, S/Mariam Z, Daka D, Tadesse A. Bacterial Profile of Adult Sepsis and their Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, South West Ethiopia. (26th Annual Ethiopia public health Association conference, (February 16-18, 2015, Poster Presentation, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia).

 

 

 

Contact address

  • P. O. Box: 138, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia
  • Office Tel.: +251_____________
  • Cell Phone:+ 251 906548012
  • Fax:+ 251 __________________
  • E-mail Address: aberak2000@gmail.com

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