Firmaye is a public health professional who holds a master’s degree in public health and works as an acting director in the knowledge translation directorate of the Ethiopian public health institute.
She has practiced public health for over 7 years where she has worked in both clinical and non-clinical health settings. Throughout her professional years she has worked on adult and child health care, collection and analysis of health data and information, monitoring and evaluation of health programs and public health research. She is currently working in the technical wing of the Ethiopian ministry of health where she is responsible for leading and executing translation of scientific evidence for evidence-informed decision making.
Firmaye is interested in advancing the use of scientific evidence for a better health decision-making for the good of the community.