Dr. Tedi is from Ethiopia. He holds a Doctor of Medicine and Masters of Public Health in Field Epidemiology. Prior to joining Africa CDC, Dr. Tedi served for the last 10 years in different capacities within the clinical medicine and public health practice. His last assignment was a National COVID-19 vaccines safety surveillance consultant at WHO. He also served in different capacities in the private sector and public enterprise as a chief general medical practitioner at different health facilities and as a senior public health specialist at Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) and as a COVAX Consultant at WHO. Currently serving the continent as a pharmacovigilance technical officer in Africa CDC. Tedi has envisioned and is working towards building a resilient public health system in Africa.