Bachelor of Science, Gondar College, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, Belgrade University, 1973. Master of Science, Belgrade University, 1981.
Degree in epidemiology, Belgrade University, 1981.
Assistant director hospital, Harar, Ethiopia, 1973-1976. Joint coordinator medical services Armed Forces, Asmara, Ethiopia, 1976-1978, 2d Commander Ethiopia, 1980-1982. Permanent secretary Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, 1982-1983, vice minister, 1984-1991.
Manager ABCD in Health, since 1992. Principal Private Health Management Consultancy Service and Clinical Practice, since 1996. Advisor United Nations, Zaire, 1960-1961.
Consultant World Health Organization, New Delhi, 1984, World Health Organization/United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Jamaica, 1984, chairman executive board, Genea, 1984-1986.
Active Red Cross, Harar, 1973-1976, Missouri Sport & Culture, Addis Ababa, 1985-1991. Member Ethiopian Medical Association, Ethiopian Public Health Association.
Married Elizabeth Mengistu Amete, May 4, 1956. Children: Betelihem, Esete.