Amanuel Abajobir

Amanuel Abajobir

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

ABOUT Amanuel Abajobir

Amanuel Abajobir is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist working with the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit. He manages the i-PUSH project which delves into maternal healthcare utilization through digital innovations to enhance Universal Health Coverage. i-PUSH aims to improve the utilization of reproductive and maternal and child health (RMNCH) services among women of reproductive age in Nairobi, Kakamega, and Kisumu Counties by increasing access and improving the quality of care.

Amanuel holds a Ph.D. in Public Health and Health Services, The University of Queensland (Australia), and a Master of Public Health in Reproductive and Family Health from Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia). He previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Public Health in Ethiopian higher institutions and as a Research Assistant at The University of Queensland. 

He is inspired by generating impactful evidence for inclusive societal wellbeing in Africa.

In 2018, Amanuel received Dean’s award for Ph.D. thesis excellence and the Young Public Health Researcher Medal Award by EPHA and its affiliates in 2019. Some of his publications are available on ResearchGate and  ORCID.


Improving Access to Reproductive Health Services for Adolescent Girls and Young Women
This project aims to improve access to reproductive health services…