I am Belayneh Ayanaw Kassie, a chief expert Midwifery professional and a reproductive health specialist (MPH-R&CH) with more than 12 years of experience in clinical, teaching, research and project management in different governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Currently I am working as a lecturer and head for the department of Women’s and Family Health, School of Midwifery in the University of Gondar, Ethiopia.  I am also a member of the executive board in the Ethiopian Midwives Association.

I currently contribute to different national consultations in development of different guidelines, training materials, curriculum development and qualification standards for Midwifery and Reproductive health.