Assoc Prof Dr. Deresse Daka | Immunology and Microbiology | Editorial Board Member

Hawassa University | Ethiopia

Author Profile


Early Academic Pursuits

Deresse Daka Gidebo embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences from Jimma University in 2006. His passion for learning extended to a Diploma in Computer Sciences from Debub University Dilla College, followed by a Certificate Diploma in Bible Correspondence Study from Canada IBC College in 2005.

Professional Endeavors

With a solid foundation, Deresse pursued a Master's in Medical Microbiology at Addis Ababa University, Black Lion, graduating in 2011. Currently, he is committed to academic excellence as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Gondar since 2021.

Contributions and Research Focus

Deresse Daka's research endeavors encompass various critical health aspects. His ongoing studies explore the prevalence, drug resistance patterns, and associated factors of M. tuberculosis among prisoners. Additionally, he investigates the antibacterial effects of Alchemilla Abyssinica extract and assesses the impact of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions on intestinal parasites among school children in Sidama Zone.

Accolades and Recognition

Deresse has made significant contributions to education, co-authoring the Revised Community-Based Education (CBE) Implementation Guideline for Hawassa University in February 2019 and an earlier version in January 2015. Furthermore, he authored a book titled "Introduction to Immunology and Serology, Diagnostic Tool" in 2010.

Impact and Influence

Deresse's research on tuberculosis, antibacterial effects, and hygiene interventions directly addresses public health challenges. His academic contributions, including the CBE guidelines, showcase his influence on medical education methodologies.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Deresse Daka's legacy lies in bridging academia and practical healthcare. His focus on infectious diseases and community health positions him to leave a lasting impact on medical research and education. His commitment to ongoing studies and publications promises continued valuable contributions to the field.

Notable Publications

Knowledge, attitude and practice on prevention and control of pulmonary tuberculosis index cases family in Shebedino District, Sidama Region, Ethiopia 2023

Prevalence, drug-susceptibility pattern and associated factors of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection among prisoners in western Arsi zonal prisons, Oromia, South West Ethiopia 2023 

Parental traditional medicine use for under-five children and association factors in Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study 2023



Deresse Daka | Immunology and Microbiology | Editorial Board Member

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