Amanuel Moges Haile

Dr. Amanuel is a dedicated medical professional with a fervent commitment to advancing global health and global health equity. His leadership role as the Chairperson of the Amref Health Africa Youth Council in Ethiopia showcased his adeptness at guiding a team of young professionals in developing and implementing inclusive programs for youth within health and development agendas.

With years of experience in Maternal and Child Health, SRHR, and youth empowerment, Amanuel has honed his advocacy and strategic planning skills. As the founder and Managing Director of MELLA, a local NGO based in Ethiopia focusing on Adolescent and Youth Health, he spearheads initiatives addressing critical issues like teenage pregnancy, female genital mutilation (FGM), and the provision of youth-friendly health services in Ethiopia.

Dr. Amanuel also actively participates in groundbreaking research projects at Addis Ababa University’s Child Health Research Centre, aiming to shape a healthier future for children under the age of five.

Term Ends: December 31, 2026.