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Tesfit Gebremeskel Gebreslassie

Country of origin



2023 – 2025 (AK12)


Data Science, Healthcare, Technology

Partner Company

Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH

The headline for my AFRIKA KOMMT! year:

“Business consultant for clinical trial studies.”

Education / Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology;
  • Master of Science in Biostatistics and Health Informatics, Mekelle University, Ethiopia


Professional profile:

Tesfit has worked in both industry and academia and has over ten years of experience as a systems engineer, data scientist, and researcher in the field of digital health in Ethiopia. He has been in charge of facilitating the implementation of health information systems in the Tigray Region. He later became a faculty member at Mekelle University in Ethiopia, where he co-founded and headed the Digital Health Research and Development Center (DHC). The center conducts research and development activities in the fields of health data science and health informatics; primarily in Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) health data.

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