Kesetebirhan (Kesete) Admasu

CEO of RBM Partnership to End Malaria

Dr. Kesete Admasu served as Minister of Health of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia from 2012 to 2016. Dr. Kesete has dedicated his career to public service and scientific research focused on major public health problems in Ethiopia and has received numerous national and international awards. 

A medical doctor by training with a Masters degree in public health, Dr. Kesete has served in a number of clinical and public health positions. He has worked as a public private partnership team leader, the CEO of a tertiary hospital and the Director General of health promotion and disease prevention before assuming his current position as CEO of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership.