Dr. Meseret Zelalem

Dr. Zelalem is the Lead Executive Officer for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health at the Federal Ministry of Health (MOH). She joined the Ministry of Health in 2017 as Director of Maternal and Child Health. Prior to joining the MOH, Dr. Meseret was the Medical Director at the University of Gondar Referral and Teaching Hospital. She is also practiced as a pediatrician and is passionate about neonatal, child, adolescent, and youth health. As one of the few woman leaders in the health sector, Dr. Meseret aims to bring about sustainable change through health systems strengthening and health diplomacy.