Abera Haile Michael Lencho

Technical Officer, HIV Treatment Linkage, Ethiopia

Abera Haile Michael Lencho is the NASTAD Ethiopia Technical Officer for the HIV Treatment Linkage Support Worker 5-year study in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia, conducted in partnership with the University of Minnesota. Abera leads the overall coordination of the study in the 32 hospital and health center study sites. In a previous position with NASTAD Ethiopia, Abera had significant role in a similar study conducted in the SNNPR city of Arbaminch in collaboration with the University of Minnesota. Abera has also held positions with the Addis Ababa City Administrative Government, Fire & Emergency Control Agency in the capacity of Planning & Monitoring Coordinator. Abera holds a MA in Sociology and BA in Geography.