Ephraim Mebrate Disasa joined IRC on 1st October 2019 in the capacity of Research and Policy Advisor. Prior to that, Ephraim had been working in an International NGO, Higher Academic Institutions and Psychiatric Hospital for the last 10 years. Ephraim has track record for Market and Health Research in areas of WASH, FP, HIV, Nutrition and Mental Health. During his five and half year stay at PSI/Ethiopia, Ephraim conducted wide arrays of market and health researches geared towards programme improvements and policy influencing.
With his new role at IRC, Ephraim is determined and highly enthusiastic to deliver timely but relevant, and breakthrough action researches which could in turn contribute to transforming and advancing the dire and daunting sanitation situation in Ethiopia. Ephraim did his baccalaureate and graduate studies from Addis Ababa University in Sociology and Social Anthropology and Social Work in Health Care Setting where he graduated with very great distinction.