Knowledge Management Directorate (KMD) committed to foster innovation by encouraging the culture of evidence generation and synthesis, proper documentation and archive and codification of the data and information. The directorate is working to bridge know- do gap and influence the culture of knowledge translation to enhance evidence based practices of health services and health care system of the country and beyond. The directorate works further to enhance the uptake of research evidence through forums for research dissemination, preparing policy briefs, research digests, scientific and technical institutional reports. The directorate envisioned to enhance the institutional ability to update information easily and support, guide, consult and train researchers in overall usage of current ICT technologies.
Mulatu Biru Shargie (PhD), is the director of Knowledge Management Directorate
Dr. Mulatu is a global health specialist and he has received Masters in Public Health and PhD in Global Health from Lund University in Sweden. His research focuses on children diagnosed with HIV enrolled in antiretroviral therapy: the family caregivers’ experience and treatment outcomes in Ethiopia. He has extensive work experience in the Ethiopian health system support program and projects underpinning the various health system developments over the last twenty years. He has published eight papers on peer-reviewed journals.