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Yewedalem Tesfaye

Associate Director

Yewedalem Tesfaye is an associate director for R4D in Ethiopia working on market shaping for pneumonia treatment.

Ms. Tesfaye has more than 6 years of experience in Ethiopian pharmaceuticals supply chain systems. Prior to joining R4D, she worked at different positions in the governmenta and private sector, including as a junior pharmacist at Jimma University Specialized Hospital, as a forecasting and capacity building officer and as a procurement officer at the Pharmaceuticals Fund and Supply Agency of Ethiopia. She also worked as a business development manager at WoyN Chemicals General Business.

Ms. Tesfaye has a BSc in pharmacy and a master’s of business administration degree in non-profit management.

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