Kassahun Negash has worked in government and non-government organization at different capacity for more than 18 years. He started his carrier as expert on the field of epidemiology focusing on the prevention and control of epidemic prone diseases in Southern Nation, Nationality and People sate. From 2003 to 2008 he worked in Federal Ministry of Health and contributed much in the reform of health system in Ethiopia.
Since 2008 he has been working in Amref Health Africa as project manager, M&E and Research manager and program manager. As responsible person for resource mobilization he was able to initiate and take a lead role in business development and oversee number of projects. He published more than five papers in health development.
Kassahun has MD, MPH and MA in Measurement and Evaluation.