Biodata and Resume for…….. Belai Habte-Jesus, MD, MPH, FRSPH

Belai Habte-Jesus, MD, MPH, FRSPH

Biodata and Resumes


  1. Visionary leadership. Dr Belai Habte-Jesus is a visionary leader and a highly experienced Public Health Physician and Scientist, with expertise in: strategic business development, management, marketing quality assurance, integrity and compliance evaluation of health and human services with skilled competencies in accreditation, credentialing and comprehensive health and human services compliance protocol development to professional, district, state, federal and international standards and regulations. He has initiated, developed, implemented and led a series of public and private health and human service agencies in four continents that stretch from Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.
  • Strategic Business Development and Compliance Evaluation. He has over 35 years of track record of working in private and public multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural enterprises of health and human services, promoting the culture of safety, security, integrity, quality compliance and excellence towards shared success by all stakeholders. He has strategic business development and evidence based compliance evaluation expertise towards leading successful for profit and non-profit business enterprises. He has extensive experience and expertise of working among multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural communities with divergent professional, cultural and linguistic heritage that spans the four continents of Africa, Asia, Europe and North America, with a focus in promoting synergy, innovation, quality, integrity, compliance and success in private and public enterprises in the global and the multi-cultural communities of Metropolitan Washington DC area.
  1. Win-win Team of leadership. He believes in developing win-win strategic partnerships and developing a strong team approach for a shared success and excellence among all stakeholders. He is CEO and President of Global Strategic Enterprises, Inc, 1993 to present and works with a series of health and human services organizations as Executive Corporate Compliance Director.

Summary Work Experience

  1. Executive Director, Global Strategic Enterprises, Washington DC, 2011, 1993+
  2. Corporate Director, American Care Partners, Inc, 2015+
  3. Corporate Director, Dynamic Health Care Services, Annandale, Virginia, 2010+ present
  4. Corporate Director, Strategic Business Development, ASAP Services Washington, DC, 2014+
  5. Corporate Director, Human Touch Inc, Falls Church, Virginia, 22046, 2014+
  6. Director, HIV Primary Care Center, Washington, DC, 20001, 2003-2004
  7. Director, Community of Hope, Non Profit Clinic Consortium, 2002-2004
  8. Director, Community Medical Center, Non Profit Clinic Consortium, Washington, DC, 20001, 2002-2003
  9. Director, Comprehensive Care II, Washington, DC 20011,2000-2002
  10. Director, ECDC Health Care Services, Arlington, Virginia, 1998-2000
  11. Director, East Capitol Center Neighborhood Enterprises, Washington DC 1997-1998
  12. Director, Koba Associates, Inc, Washington, DC 20001, 1996-1997
  13. Project Manager, Basic Partnerships, Academy for Educational Development, 1995-1996
  14. Deputy Director, Early Childhood Development, Department of Public Health, DC Government, 1993-1995
  15. Manager, Health Services Development, North East Thames Regional Health Authority, London, UK, 1988-1993
  16. Manager, Riverside Health Authority, Department of Public Health, 1987-1988
  17. Manager, Kent Council on Addiction, South East Thames Regional Health Authority, Canterbury, UK, 1986-1987
  18. Fellowship, MPH Program, University of Leeds, 1985-1985
  19. Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, London, England, July 1986.
  20. Residency, Christian Medical College and Hospital, 1983-85
  21. Medical studies, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, South India, 1976-1985
  22. Deputy Director, Mennonite Development Board, Bedenno, Ethiopia, 1974-76, Haile Selassie I University Pre-Medical Student & Development Campaign








  1. Education and Training

Membership and Fellowship to Professional Associations.

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, London, England, UK, July 1986+
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London, England, United Kingdom; 1986+
  • Member of the American Association of Public Health. Washington, DC, USA. 1993+


  1. Education, Residency, Research & Fellowship

Primary and Secondary Education. Grades 1- 12; Mennonite Board of Education at Bedenno & Nazareth, Ethiopia; 1960-1972, first in each class every semester.

  • Premedical Education: Academic Scholarship at Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Udaipur University, India, 1973-76
  • Medical Education & Residency: Academic Scholarship with Indian Council for Cultural Relations Fellowship to study Medicine at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, and South India, 1977-1985
  • Master of Public Health for International Doctors: Academic Scholarship with TEAR Fund Fellowship to study Advance Degree of Public Health for International Medical Doctors University of Leeds, Nuffield Center, 1985-1986.
  • Special Commendation for a Research on “Evaluation of Mother and Child Health Services in Developing and Developed Countries with 100 Retrospective Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Study” in India and England (1980-1985).


  1. Value based leadership. Dr Habte-Jesus has demonstrated knowledge of the federal statutes, regulations and policies governing personnel and human resources management; strategic planning and program performance evaluation; budget preparation, justification, presentation, and execution; contract administration and small purchasing; information technology management; and space and property management. He has a value based and outcome focused leadership style that generates positive win-win results.
  1. Knowledge, Skills and competencies. He has well developed inter-personal management skills and competencies in in managing organizational administrative management programs.
  1. Managing all stakeholders’ perspectives. He has unique ability to deal effectively with all interest groups and stakeholders including public and private interest groups such as political appointees, congressional and executive staff as well as the ability to foster effective working relationships with all levels of management and staff of other agencies.
  1. Leading Change: Dr Habte-Jesus has a unique expertise and core qualification that involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to executive core qualifications with the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
  1. Leadership Competencies: He has well developed creativity & innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking and vision towards win-win opportunities for all stakeholders.
  1. Leading People and organizations: He has well developed ability to lead people toward meeting the organization’s vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to Executive Core Qualifications with the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
  1. Leadership Competencies: Conflict Management, Leveraging Diversity, Developing Others, and Team Building. Leadership towards a desired individual and collective goal and outcome via Calendar based SMART Productivity Standards; that is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Sensitive.
  1. Results Driven: Dr Habte-Jesus has the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. He has a unique ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.


  1. Accountability based Leadership Competencies: He has well developed leadership competencies supported by accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving and technical credibility supported by track record of successful experience in the public and private enterprises in the Metropolitan Washington DC area.
  1. Win-Win Business Acumen: He has worked in public and private enterprises that include for profit and non-profit entities with well developed business acumen and ability to manage human, financial, material, and information resources strategically.
  1. Comprehensive Leadership Competencies: As corporate Director of a series of health and human services organizations over the past 20 years or so, he has developed comprehensive set of leadership competencies that includes financial management, technology management and human Capital Management.
  1. Building Coalitions/Communications: Dr Habte-Jesus has a unique ability to build coalitions among multidisciplinary and multi-cultural communities with the ability to build coalitions internally and with multiple public and private sector enterprises and community groups. He has well developed compliance management competencies with Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organization, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
  1. Effective Communication based Leadership Competencies: Dr Habte-Jesus has a well developed interpersonal communication skills towards win-win outcome by using effective communication skills towards influencing/negotiating among all stake holders with well developed oral communication, partnering, and political Savvy communication that attracts a common shared value and vision.


  1. Leadership in Marketing and Strategic Business Development. Dr Habte-Jesus has extensive strategic leadership experience at board, executive and operational level in organizational restructuring, goal setting with SMART Work Pan (that is supported with Specific, Measurable, Appropriate, Realistic, Time Sensitive tools towards strategic budget based resource and proposal development for success. He has well developed competencies risk assessment, option appraisal, root cause analysis and in SMART Work Plan development and   implementation with well developed contract negotiations skills for private and public enterprises. He has led a series of public and private enterprises with well developed strategic management expertise, with highly skilled risk assessment competency, supported marketing and business development communication skills towards developing of win-win relationships between public and private institutions towards a shared desired goal and outcome oriented achievement of success in service and business opportunities. He has well developed CAT/Complete, Accurate and Timely communication and management skills that seeks desirable outcomes towards a measure of success via option appraisals tools of best option, win-win option and compromise options within time, space and person variables across public and private enterprises.


  1. Quality Leadership in Public Health & Human Services Enterprises. Dr Belai Habte-Jesus is a Public Health Physician, Public Health Scientist, Strategic Management Consultant and leader in Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Cultural Empowerment Enterprises, with over 35 years of experience in health and human services in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. He has established and led several public and private multi-professional and multi-cultural health and human service enterprises that promote quality, integrity, diversity and excellence towards shared success.


  1. Multi-disciplinary and Multicultural Empowerment leadership. He has well developed expertise of working with multi-disciplinary professionals and multicultural communities from around the globe, focusing on youth, women and the elderly towards productive integration and empowerment in their newly adopted homes of Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States, towards shared success and excellence.  He has effective leadership communication competency across disciplines, and cross-cultural stakeholders with a calendar based goal oriented and outcome focused leadership for win-win opportunities of success. His organizational management and re-organization competencies have allowed public and private enterprises to be flexible, responsive to the changing market forces and business competency standards. He has well developed management tools integrating the work of with organizations of diverse set of competencies in the Bio-Medical, integrated web based MIS/Management information System, Financial, Marketing professionals so as to respond to the changing needs of their respective stakeholders.


  1. Expertise in scientific and business management tools. He utilizes scientific evidence based management of research pyramid tools of root cause analysis of challenges, opportunities, risks and threats towards option appraisals using Needs, Demands and Supply Interaction model of prioritization of resources towards win-win shared success based on safety, security, integrity, quality compliance and excellence with calendar based SMART Strategic Work Plan that is Specific, Measurable, Appropriate, Realistic and Time Sensitive tools.
  1. Good governance led organizational leadership. He has well-developed organizational leadership skills and has worked at board, professional advisory committee, executive and operational level with several public and private enterprises using the principles of Good Governance, transparency, accountability and responsiveness to the changing interests of all stakeholders, supported with over 20 years of organizational leadership experience in the Metropolitan Washington DC area.

Membership and Fellowship to Professional Associations.

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, London, England, UK, July 1986+
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London, England, United Kingdom; 1986+
  • Member of the American Association of Public Health. Washington, DC, USA. 1993+


  1. Education, Residency, Research & Fellowship

 Primary and Secondary Education. Grades 1- 12; Mennonite Board of Education at Bedenno & Nazareth, Ethiopia; 1960-1972, first in each class every semester.

  • Premedical Education: Academic Scholarship at Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Udaipur University, India, 1973-76
  • Medical Education & Residency: Academic Scholarship with Indian Council for Cultural Relations Fellowship to study Medicine at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore, and South India, 1977-1985
  • Master of Public Health for International Doctors: Academic Scholarship with TEAR Fund Fellowship to study Advance Degree of Public Health for International Medical Doctors University of Leeds, Nuffield Center, 1985-1986.

 Leadership at Health Services Development Management. After successfully completing his Master of Public Health Degree for senior international medical doctors at the Nuffield Center of the University of Leeds, Dr Habte-Jesus participated in the British NHS Health care reform as a point person at the North East/South East and South West Thames Regional Health Authorities, London England for the reform of National Centers of Excellence and higher specialty medical institutions towards providing accessible, affordable and accountable health care to primary health care needs of the British National Health Service System. He published and edited a series of professional guideline documents for health service reform for each specialty at the National Centers of Excellence ranging from neurosciences (neurology and neurosurgery) Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, special senses, eye, ear, throat, dental, cardio-thoracic, renal, orthopedics and perinatal and obstetrics and gynecology specialties and general practice or primary care services between 1987-1993.

  1. US Health Care Reform. He was invited by First Lady Hillary Clinton to participate and contribute to the US Strategic health care reform discussions and submitted a policy paper entitled “ Cradle to Grave” a Universal Health Care Reform for the USA, an idea whose time has come! To the national health care reform strategic team led by Ms. Hilary Clinton, in April 1993 which is a forerunner to the current ACA (Obama Care), Accountable Care Act while working as a adjunct lecturer at the George Washington University Hospital Master of Public Health Program Development of the Mother and Child Health, MPH Program concentration.
  1. Deputy Director at DC Department of Health. He subsequently led the DC effort in the critical health care reform to empower special needs children, with the 0-3, 0-8, 0-11 Early Intervention Program, etc., under the leadership and guidance of Dr Mohammad Ahktar, the Director of Health during Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly Administration. He worked to improve the Early Intervention Programs that participated in the development of “the Primary Health Home Construct” for each US family, a research project with support from the American Academy of Pediatrics, NIH and also with the DC wide trauma prevention program supported by grant from the National CDC Trauma Prevention and Control program.

Dr Habte-Jesus held a series of key leadership positions that ranged from Board Chairmanship, Executive and operational leadership in several private non-profit and for profit health and human services enterprises in the Metropolitan Washington DC area between 1993- to present that included:

Leadership at Non Profit Enterprises.       Director for a series of DC Non Profit clinics that included: leadership at the Outreach program of National Immunization Program at the Academy for Educational Development, developing a strategic health services for a national immigration program at ECDC Health Services, as well as other Health centers at a series of National Refugee Resettlement Centers such as Catholic and Lutheran Church Charities, and with DC Non Profit Clinic Consortia as Director at Community of Hope Health Services, Community Medical Center, Carl-Vogel Primary HIV Care Center, where he worked at Board, Executive, Senior Management and Professional Advisory Committee membership, and leadership positions including Grant reviewing panel for a series of Non Profit Clinics and primary care centers across the Metropolitan Washington DC Area.

  1. Leadership at For Profit Private Enterprises. He served as corporate director to a series of for profit clinics and health care agencies that included providing comprehensive care for people with Disabilities at Comprehensive Care II, At-risk Youth Empowerment program at Life Starts program of Neighborhood Enterprises, HIV Primary Care Clinics, and as corporate Director ad Chairperson of Professional Advisory Committees for a series of home health and home hospice agencies located in the states of California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Metropolitan Washington DC area. He was involved in developing home health agencies from the ground as well as acquiring existing ones by developing valuation protocol, contracts, risk assessments tools, policy and procedures, quality assurance protocol, with qualitative and quantitative performance evaluation tools, supported by eHealth enabled and integrated MIS system, and SMART Strategic Calendar Based Productivity reports at daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly interval.
  1. D. Board Chair and Corporate Director. Mobile Health Services such as Home Health and Home Hospice Agencies

 Expertise in corporate leadership. Dr Habte-Jesus currently serves as Board Member and Corporate Director of a series of health and human services organizations in the Metropolitan Washington DC area and provides leadership council and strategic management consultancy on accreditation, credentialing, human resources recruitment and retention, competency assessment, performance evaluation towards eHealth enabled and integrated Management Information System that promotes the culture of safety, integrity, quality, compliance and excellence towards consistent and sustainable compliance to the changing role of health care reform, CMS conditions of participation and requirements of Accountability Care Act.

  1. Quality Assurance led organizational leadership.       Dr Habte-Jesus is involved in developing a series of Quality Assurance Protocols that promotes the culture of integrity and compliance towards a consistent and sustainable compliance to professional, state, and federal regulations, credentialing and accreditation requirements that empowers patients, for profit and non profit institutions in health and human services. He has well developed expertise and experience as a consultant in Deemed status CMS Certifications with the major accreditation institutions such as Joint Commission, CHAP and ACHC, etc.
  1. Promoting Female led leadership and ownership of enterprises. He has worked with establishing a series of successful minority owned women enterprises in the Metropolitan Washington, DC. As a direct commitment of his earlier clinical and public health career and MPH research work on “Global Evaluation of Child Health and Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality studies in the mid 1980s”, Dr Habte-Jesus has committed his work and life to the promotion of female education, empowerment and leadership as a tool for multicultural community empowerment and sustainable community development. Dr. Habte-Jesus believes that female education and empowerment is critical for individual and collective community empowerment and as such continues to be involved in multicultural community empowerment activities that promotes female education, leadership and ownership of enterprises that promote sustainable development of several for profit and non-profit multi-cultural organizations and enterprises. He believes passionately in the famous human capital development motto that states, “ If you educate a man, you educate one person, if you educate a female or a woman, you educate a family, a community and society in general.”


3.1 Strategic leadership for win-win synergistic partnerships for success. CEO and President of Global Strategic Enterprises, Inc., April 1993 to present- Providing Strategic management consulting to public and private enterprises.

Dr. Habte-Jesus currently works as Strategic management consultant, Chairperson of Governing Board, Professional Advisory Committees of a series of public and private health and human services with Global Strategic Enterprises Inc, Group. He is a public health physician, scientist and strategic management consultant and Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health and Royal Society of Hygiene & Public Health. He has a well developed and proven leadership skills in strategic business development, health and human services, and community empowerment enterprises, built on strategic visioning, effective communication, efficient implementation strategies and strong team-building efforts to realize a win-win synergistic partnership for success.

He has extensive experience in accreditation, credentialing and compliance monitoring and organizational evaluation of health care organizations for effective compliance with defined measure of success towards desired goals and objectives. His vision is building a world of private and public enterprises driven by (IT) 3 -innovation, integrity, investment, and supported by talent, technology, and transparent trade towards sustainable security, diversity and progressive prosperity.

3.2 Public Health & Strategic Management Consulting. Dr. Habte-Jesus is a public health physician and Strategic Management Consultant with technical expertise in risk assessment, emergency planning, strategic management, with well developed experience in leadership development, multi-cultural empowerment, health and human services, business development, resource generation, health information systems, and providing insights in community relations and business marketing.

He has developed and led a series of successful public, private, non-profit and for profit health and human service organizations with inbuilt appropriate credentialing, accreditations and performance measure of success. He promotes the culture of protecting safety and security, preventing disease, disability and injuries at emotional, psychological, physical and ecological level; and promotes excellence and compliance to stakeholder’s expectation of success.

He continues to serve as Board Member, chair of professional Advisory Committees and serves as Corporate Director of a series of health and human services agencies with honor, distinction, integrity and the promotion of diversity in prosperity!

3.3 Leadership at Strategic Management Enterprises. He promotes the strategic principle of eliminating threats to integrity, reducing risks of non-compliance and promoting excellence by converting challenges in opportunities for success and prosperity.

He utilizes Research Pyramid Tools of Root Cause Analysis that ask the fundamental questions of what, who, when, where, why and how towards CORT Analysis of challenges, opportunities, risks and threats within a framework of the Needs, Demands, Supply Interaction Model of Option Appraisal Decision Science that looks at immediate, short and long term strategies of Best Option, Win-win Option and Compromise Option supported by SMART Work Plan that is Specific, Measurable, Appropriate, Realistic and Time Sensitive with Calendar based SMART Implementation and Productivity report at daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly monitoring of success with qualitative and quantitative tools of perception of care that satisfaction surveys and data based productivity towards a specific measure of success at >90% compliance.

 3.4 Diversity empowerment based enterprises. He believes in serving others in diversity, as the source of our Divinity -that is biodiversity, socio-economic diversity and ecological diversity as the basis of quality, integrity, and prosperity. He has extensive experience in diversity based Strategic Management Enterprises towards multicultural community empowerment, leadership of strategic management enterprises, business development, continuous quality improvement, promotion of a balanced and pre-emptive public health strategies that promotes a diverse set of balanced physical and psychological clinical and epidemiological prevention and early intervention based medicine, health and human services, supported by interactive eHealth enabled, web based and integrated health information systems. He has specialized expertise in human resources management, recruitment and retention, talent deployment, clinical and epidemiological operations, risk assessment, business planning, budget forecasting, tracking and controlling costs, expertise in international health and global health and medicine with specialty in preventing, managing and controlling disease, disability and injuries with a focus in chronic conditions, infectious diseases, research; program development, planning, implementation and evaluations.  

3.5 Leadership at Multicultural Community empowerment. He has well developed expertise in multicultural community empowerment in health and human services as well as the development and promotion of small businesses and non-profit organizations that empower community leadership.

He has competent written and spoken communication skills with extensive experience in results/performance oriented management, qualitative and quantitative research, business development and management, with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills supported with expertise in organizational leadership, clinical and epidemiological research, strategic marketing, fund raising, health promotion, teaching and multicultural multimedia hosting & comprehensive health promotion radio and television programming and broadcasting experience.

3.6 Practical leadership and training experience. He has proven track record of leadership supported by

Highly developed organizational and interpersonal skills and training expertise in the area of good governance, win-win synergistic partnerships, health and human services with policy and program development, epidemiology, evaluation and participatory strategic planning and management expertise in health, education, human resources, youth development, mental health, mental retardation, and tropical medicine and infectious diseases, home health hospice services as well as public health prevention services.

3.7 Excellent track record of organizational leadership. He is visionary, highly driven, detail and results oriented, self-motivated, team player and highly inspired organizational leader with competencies to solve problems in the short and long term.   He believes in developing win-win synergistic partnership among multicultural communities via business enterprises. He has worked as executive officer, director and senior manager with several health and human service institutions in Africa, Asia, Europe and here in North America. His summary experience and additional areas of expertise include:

  1. Visionary and strategic leadership and participatory management, empowering civil societies and multicultural communities.
  2. Good governance and globalization and empowering civil societies. Resource development and management
  • Health Sector Reform and Research: Private, Public and HMO, Managed Care, home health and hospice care.
  1. Strategic Planning, evaluation and sustainable development, policy development and evaluation, extensive qualitative and quantitative analysis, epidemiological research and publication, epidemiology, women’s health, youth development, pediatrics, mother and child health, public speaking, coaching and publications.
  2. Global Health Promotion and prevention and management of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene and Infectious Diseases Management & Control
  3. Reproductive health, STI/HIV/PTSD and   Child development, health, population and nutrition, prevention and early intervention programs, i.e. TB, Malaria, HIV/STD, etc.
  • Quality assurance, (CQI) evaluation and managing change, Good Practice and Policy and Procedures, Business Plans and Strategies
  • Managing Change, Behavioral research, multicultural holistic and integrated health enterprises
  1. Behavioral Science, Mother and Child Health, mental health and mental retardation services, Regional Minority Health, HIV/AIDS Services, etc.
  2. Managing a LifeStarts at community empowerment zones at East Capitol Center for Change
  3. Resource Generation Expertise. Grant Reviewer/Evaluator, Business plan, contract negotiation, strategic multimedia communication, teaching and multicultural community empowerment radio broadcasting, conference planning/chairing and dissemination of evidence based information.

Leadership and management expertise. His visionary leadership skill is based on character, integrity, commitment, compassion, with win-win synergistic partnership and team building expertise.   He has excellent interpersonal and communication skills with qualitative and quantitative research, health information systems, clinical evaluation, continuous quality improvement and quality assurance expertise, teaching, policy and business development, program management, marketing, strategic planning, visioning, and negotiation skills.

  • Multi-Media Computer/Internet based Communications. Highly developed written and spoken communication skills with competency in Epidemiological Health Information Systems as well as Microsoft Vista Ultimate Office 2015, 2011, 2007, 2003, 2000, Power Point, Excel, Corel WordPerfect 9 Suite, Epi-Info, Mednotes, Medisoft, VisiTrack, HomeSolutions, deVero, Igea, CDC Wonder, SAS, SPSSX, Harvard Graphics, Apple based computers and soft wares such as OSX Mountain Lion and OSX Maverick within MacPro, IMac, MacBook Pro, I pad and IPhones systems, Multi-media Internet based ICT and SMN communication and contract development and negotiation skills.
  • Broadcasting & Multi-Media Expertise. Excellent skills in vision, voice and data presentation using television, radio and print media: program development, marketing and production and broadcasting. He is fluent in English, Amharic, and Oromifa languages with working knowledge of French, Arabic, Hindi. Oromifa and Tigrinya.
  1. He has hosted a weekly Education and Internal News Broadcasting Multi-Cultural Radio Program with BBC Focus on Africa Health Programs in London, England and Global connect Communications at, and, Voice of the Patriots/Hagr Fikr Broadcast for over 15 years without break.


4.1 Academic Merit Scholarship: Master of Public Health. Master of Public health for medical doctors (1986); International Merit Scholarship with special commendation for research, University of Leeds, School of Public Health, United Kingdom, Great Britain. Concentration in epidemiology, health services research, management sciences population, and nutrition, mother and child health with a focus on international medicine and infectious diseases.

4.2 Academic Merit Scholarship: Medical Doctor. (1983) General medicine training with specialty in general medicine, general surgery, public health and child development and survival, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, South India, University of Madras.

4.3 Awards: Distinction for Dissertation. Evaluation of Mother and Child Health Services in Developing and Developed Countries with a Retrospective Infant and Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Studies.” September 1986.

4.4 Academic Awards: The Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award– for the Best Outgoing Student, for standing first in each class each semester- Grades 9-12, The Bible Academy High School, Nazareth, Ethiopia, May 1972

4.5 Service Achievement Awards: Certificate of Distinguished Achievement, LifeStarts @ East Capitol Center for Change, and a Neighborhood Enterprises Program in Washington, DC, USA. Sep 2003.

4.6 Service Achievement Awards: Bitwoded of the Imperial Solomonic-Sheba Crown Without Borders, for leading Diaspora Ethiopian Institutions and Africans in Diaspora @ The Ethiopian Refugee Helpline, London, England and Ethiopian Diaspora Enterprises, including for initiating and establishing the only new Diaspora Order: the Order of St Mary of Zion, May 2000 to support and empower Mothers and Children and Youth around the world.

4.7 Service Achievement Award. Founding Chair and Board Member of the African/Ethiopian/Amhara Development Association in North America.

4.8 Grand Cross with Collar and Title; “The Lord Belai Habte Jesus”, The Real Ordem Dom Caros I de Portugal for Human Rights Protection, Cross Cultural and International Relations Work of Distinction, London, England, UK 2001.

4.9 Grand Cross and Bitwoded of Solomonic-Sheba Crown Without Border Foundation for providing leadership in providing strategic organizational development that preserves and sustains the heritage of the Solomonic-Sheba Civilization across the world. Developed a series of private and for profit enterprises and international Media Broadcast Centers that promote the cultural heritage, sustainable development and investment opportunities on Diaspora communities across the world.

4.9 Certificate of Achievement and Appreciation, Human Touch Inc. January 2010.

4.10.Ambassador for Peace, Universal Peace Federation, Seoul, South Korea, February 2006


Sample achievements over the last ten years

5.1. Corporate Director, Continuous Quality Improvement Audit and Strategic Business Development,

     Human Touch, Inc, 100 113 Park Avenue, Suite 300, Falls Church, Virginia, 22046; T: 703.531.05340,P: 703.531.0540;, a Group of Health and Human Services Agencies, 2000+

Areas of Core Competencies.

  1. Strategic Business development. Dr Habte-Jesus has a well developed a prevention and early intervention based national and local health care reform implementation expertise where he has set up a series of for profit and non profit enterprises and organizations from the ground. He has also led a series of successful acquisition, transfer of ownership and leadership, reorganization of several for profit and non profit public and private enterprises that includes primary health care centers, public health enterprises and home health and home hospice agencies by developing and presenting a strategic work plan that includes Comprehensive Due Diligence and Risk Assessment protocol, with Best Business Practice Guidelines and Checklist and processes to acquire business licenses, Bylaws, Article of Incorporations, policies and procedures, applications and presentations of Certificate of Need, Survey readiness and post survey plan of corrections for Accreditation and CMS Certification with private and public insurance credentialing and contract negotiations to improve and expand businesses.

Human Resources/Talent development, recruitment and deployment. Dr Habte-Jesus has a well-developed human resource and talent management expertise where he continues to nurture, develop and recruit professional human resource teams for successful deployment in their preferred areas of expertise. He has a successful talent development and management expertise that includes recruitment, retention, orientation, competency assessment, in-service training, professional development and performance evaluation and deployment to appropriate professional settings.

  1. Technology assisted integrated Management Information System & Communication System. Dr Habte-Jesus has a well developed expertise in modern computer and technology assisted communication that includes use of integrated web based MIS/Management Information Systems, towards calendar and evidence based productivity reports supported with the expertise in the utilization of epidemiological data bases such as Epi Info, SAS, SPPSX, Harvard Graphics,, Visitrack, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Windows and Apple based systems such as IMac, MacBook Pro, I pad, IPhone and associated ICT and MSN utilities.

1.1 Responsibilities. Chair professional Advisory Committee and Governing Board towards SMART Work Plan and Corporate compliance of the organization. Lead the development and expansion of Home Health Care, Home Hospice and Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in the Metropolitan Washington DC area. Lead in the need and risk assessment research, development of quality improvement protocol and strategic business development for the expansion and productivity of staff by developing management training and supervision of staff in establishing the centers. Provide leadership in Continuous Quality Improvement protocol and compliance with the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations protocol as well as federal and state standards by developing qualitative and quantitative tools for measuring performance and results.

1.2 Achievements. Developed a series of thriving Home Health Care agencies and prepared the necessary certification and accreditation documents with appropriate staff recruitment, training and performance management tools and quality assurance protocol. Reorganized and centralized the marketing, intake and billing process of the different organizations under one roof and developed strategies for expansion   Organized Infection Control Policy and Procedure and trained skilled professionals on how to deal with infections such as MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) infections in the home care setting. Accessing health information systems such as Med soft, Visitrack and Scan health ( soft wares for managing patient information.

  1. 2 Clinical Program Director, Carl Vogel Center, 1012, 14th Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005; Ph: 202 638 0750 ext 18, Fax: 202 638.0749; E-mail:

 5.2.1. Responsibilities. Lead and manage a team of medical doctors, psychologist, mental health specialist, HIV Specialists, medical nutritional therapists, mental health specialists, case managers an marketing/outreach workers. Develop key result areas, set up primary medical HIV clinic, certificate of need, Medicaid/Medicare eligibility, Clinical policies and procedures, HIV work plan, Continuous Quality Improvement, Medical Record System (Med Soft and Mednotes), integrated and comprehensive system of care, clinical personnel issues, manage and chair weekly Clinical Management Team Meetings and Multi-Disciplinary Case Conferences, medical billing system and HIPPA compliance.


5.2.2. Achievement. Organized and set up a functioning HIV Primary Medial Care System with appropriate secondary and tertiary referral systems. Developed and submitted Certificate of Need for Primary Medical Care Developed a business proposal for HRSA Capacity Building Grant, developed organizational network for improved governance for board development, MIS/Management Information System, and financial accounting system that synchronizes with clinical care protocol, medical records, billing and continuous quality improvement protocol for Primary HIV Care (Prevention, Early Intervention, Therapy and Rehabilitation, etc.)

5.3. Director, Comprehensive Care II, Inc.   October 2003+ @ 337 Delafield Place, NW, Washington, DC 20011, Voice: 202 291 2586; Fax: 202 291 3104; e-mail;

   5.3.1. Responsibilities. Direct a team of over 40 professionals including doctors, psychologists, nurses, social workers, case managers, and qualified mental health professionals, residential counselors to provide an individualized care plan that includes habilitation and behavior support plan (ISP, BSP) for over 30 consumers of wide range of age groups with behavioral and cognitive challenges with a mix of disabilities from mild to profound cognitive and mental disabilities, and residing in 6 homes in Washington DC.

5.3.2. Accomplishments. Undertook a comprehensive needs assessment and SWOT analysis that looks at the strength, weakness, and opportunities and threats both at internal and external environments.

Developed an extensive five years Human Care Agreement for Residential and Respite Services with appropriate budget and negotiated with the Government of the District of Columbia, DHS/Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities Administration. Directed a team of professionals to ensure a highly organized services that allowed the re-certification of six group homes with appropriate compliment of health and human services for ICFMR facilities.

Prepared regular monthly training with an up-to-date training manual to professionals on a holistic approach in improving the safety and well being of consumers with mental health and mental retardation challenges.

5.4 Director of Strategic Development & Compliance/Quality Assurance -Human Touch, Inc. May 2002   4600 King Street, Suite 4R, Alexandria, VA, 22302, Voice: 703 379 2526; Fax: 703 379 5010.

5.4.1. Responsibilities. Responsible for strategic marketing, business development and organization of the marketing and business development of a health and human services agency providing home health care services to vulnerable communities who cannot access primary and secondary care services due to physical limitations.   Initiated and developed free standing home health care, home hospice and wellness and rehabilitation outpatient centers in the Metropolitan Washington DC area.

54.2. Achievements. Undertook a comprehensive needs assessment and proposal development towards improving the internal and external market share of the agency towards establishing a strong presence in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC area. Developed successful proposals and presentations for a Certificate of Need Application for Home Health Care, Home Hospice Care and Capitol Wellness and Rehabilitation Centers in the Metropolitan Washington DC area., and made several successful business transactions and contracts that yielded profitable business opportunities contracts with health providers, insurance agencies such as Aetna, Care First, Blue Cross Blue Shield, MAMSI, Options, National Capital Health Care and other agencies. Examples: Successful Purchase of Howard University Capitol View Home Health and ASAP Corporation in Washington DC and several others Human Touch Home Health Agencies in Colorado, Pennsylvania and California.



Habte-Jesus, Belai Evaluation of Mother and Child Health Services in Developing and Developed Countries- Evaluating the Global Burden of Childhood Morbidity and Mortality with Perinatal Mortality Studies on work done between 1977-1986, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, Great Britain. September 1986.

  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, North East Thames Regional Health Authority: Good Practice Policy Guidelines for higher Specialties (Neurology and Neurosciences, Cardiology and Cardio-thoracic Services, East Nose and Throat, Ophthalmology, Oral and Dental Services, Renal Services, Accident and Emergency, Pediatrics and Genetic Services, etc. (Work done between 1988-1993). London, England, United Kingdom, Great Britain.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, (Clapp & Mayne, Inc.) Interactive Communication Diary—A flexible health information system to assist patient-provider communication with appropriate data sets for institutional, patient – physician health information communication system. A Proposal for NIH Funded Innovative Small Business Research Grant. June 1997.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai: Presenter at the National Council for International Health 24th Annual Conference: The impact of HIV on future work force- Building Strategic Alliances, Washington, DC. July 1997.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai: Presenter “Education for Empowerment in the 21st Century Development” at African Institute for Education and Development Inc, July 1996
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai: Letter of Advocacy to Bill Clinton, President of the United States regarding US Africa Policy: Re: Pre-empting the Impending Rwanda Genocide: July 1997.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai: Protocols for Evaluating HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs in Washington 
DC May 1996.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, Initiating Roll Back Malaria, Lessons learned from USAID Malaria Prevention and Control Program, Academy for Educational Development and USAID, Africa Bureau, March 1997.
  2. Habte-Jesus, Belai: Innovative Community AIDS Education for African American Men and

Women with a focus on the special needs of women, July 1997.

  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai et al, Health Needs Assessment of African-Born Residents in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area, ECDC, August 1999.
  1. Habte-Jesus, et al: Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children, A collaboration Program of the DC Linkage and Tracking System, Office of Maternal and Child Health Systems Development Initiative and the American Academy of Pediatrics: Accessing a “Primary Health Care Home through Case Management, May 1994.
  1. Habte-Jesus, et al, Parenting Education as a foundation for prevention and early intervention of future PVO Child Survival Program, December 1996.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al. Cradle to Grave Health Care Reform n the USA: An idea whose time has come. The White House Health Care Reform Task Force, April 1993
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai. A holistic approach in improving the safety and well being of consumers with mental health and mental retardation challenges, September 2004
  1. Habte-Jesus, et al, Capacity Building Initiative for HIV Primary Care Services with a focus on Infrastructure development via improved Governance, MIS/Financial System and Continuous Quality Improvement System, April 2005.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, “Empowering civil societies series” – Shifting Paradigm of Global Good Governance, the changing role of stakeholders and advocates, Diaspora Dialogue IV, George Washington University Law School, May 2005- Chaired the conference as well as prepared key note address.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et. al; Organizing Global Partnership for Peace, Democracy and Prosperity by Empowering Civil Societies Across the Globe to combat poverty and global terrorism. July 2005
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al. Multicultural community empowerment via Multi-Media Broadcast Network. Weekly Empowerment Radio Broadcasts; on 1390 AM: Immune wise living series addressing prevention and early intervention based cradle to grave optimal health issues from spiritual, emotional, psychological and physical health perspective, Began in 1996 and ongoing. Host of “Voice of the Patriots”, focusing on the synergy of Education, Ecology and Economy for win-win cross cultural partnerships- Millennial Renaissance Network of Voice of the Patriots (Hager-Fikir) Global Connect Multi-Cultural Communications, Inc.


  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, Institutional Challenges of Good Governance, Globalization and Millennium Development Goals in 21st Century Transitional Economies, the experience of the Horn and Ethiopia. Ethiopia: Beyond the Current Crisis Symposium at Washington Times Building, Wednesday, 14 December 2005: 15:00-18:00 Hrs. organized by Voice of the Patriots, Voice of Reason, United Press International, Ambassadors for Peace Program& World Media Association.


  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, Unique lessons in developing modern primary care centers in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area. January 2000.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, Lessons from establishing modern home health services and accreditation with Joint Commission on Health Organizations. September 2004
  2. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, Lessons of developing modern home hospice services in the Metropolitan Washington DC area. March 2005
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, The unique experience of developing a modern primary health care center and outpatient rehabilitation facility in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area. December 2006.
  1. Habte-Jesus, et al, African Diaspora Engagement for sustainable development and investment opportunities, a synthesis report of AUM Consultancies for African Union Mission in Washington, DC, USA.       05 April 2012. The role of Diaspora in investing on African’s 2050 Year vision of Renaissance, African Union Plan.
  1. Habte-Jesus,, Global Green Water Project for Public consumption, 2013
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai et, al, A concept paper Center of Excellence and Primary Care Centers with Modern Emergency and Cardio Diagnostic Services, 2007.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai et al, Developing a Diaspora Community Investment Bank, Washington, DC 2013
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, Acquisition Certificate of Need for a home health agency in the Metropolitan Washington DC in line with DC, federal and Affordable Care Act requirements. 13 June 2014.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et al, Successful presentation and award of Acquisition Transfer Certificate of Need for Palisade HealthCare Partners, Inc acquisition of ASAP Services Corporation, at State Health Planning Division of Department of Health, Washington, DC, 30 July 2014.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, The New Magna Carta /Great Charter for the 21t Century- a term limit enabled proportional representation towards a GPS/Good Governance, Progressive Prosperity and Sustainable Security for all- An Idea Whose Time Has come, during the 800 Anniversary of the Magna Carta, an 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII.
  1. Habte-Jesus, Belai, et. al. A series of presentations and article on principle of “Universal Divinity in Diversity” series towards promoting GPS/Good Governance, Progressive Prosperity and Sustainable Security for all- and Green Sustainable Transformation to address the ever-changing challenges of emerging Global Climate Changes and man made crises across the world.




  1. CEO & President, Global Strategic Enterprises, Inc. 1993+
  2. Corporate Director- Strategic Business Development & Continuous Quality Improvement- Human Touch, 2005+
  3. Director -Community of Hope Health Services & Community Medical Care Health Services, 2000+
  4. Director of Community Health Center- Non Profit Clinic Consortium,, 1999
    1. Director of Health Services @ Ethiopian Community Development Council, 1999 – 2000
    2. Consultant trainer at Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area, 1998 – 1999
    3. Consultant USAID-Africa Bureau and Academy for Educational Development, 1997 – 1998
  5. Senior Public Health Advisor, Clap & Mayne, Inc. 1997 – 1998
  6. Executive Director of Professional Network Group, 1511 K Street, NW, Suite 949; 1995 – 1997
  7. Consultant with Basics Partnership for Child Survival Health Inc. 1996 – 1997
  8. Administrator of Family and Maternal Enhancement of Koba Associates, Inc, 1994 – 1995
  9. Assistant Director, At-risk Children (0-8) -DC Commission of Public Health, 1993 – 1994
  10. Lecturer -Master of Public Health Program, George Washington University Hospital, DC, 1993 – 1995
  11. CEO, Global Research and Development Enterprises, Washington, DC, 1993+
  12. Manager, Health Services Development, NE Thames Regional Health Authority, UK, 1989 -1993
  13. Lecturer & Public health manager, St. Mary’s Hospital, SW Thames Regional Health Authority 1988/89
  14. Coordinator, Kent Council on Addiction, South East Thames Regional Health Authority, 1987/88
  15. Senior Fellow and Residence at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, England, 1986/87
  16. Research Fellow at Master of Public Health Program, University of Leeds, UK, 1985 -1986
  17. Senior Resident at St Joseph Hospital New Delhi and Christian Medical College, Vellore. 1984 -1985
  18. Medical Education and Residency Program, Christian Medical College, Vellore. 1977 -19 84
  19. Premedical education and national development campaign, Haile Selassie I University. 1973 – 1




  1. Best outgoing student at Bedenno Elementary School (First in each class in each grade (1-8), 1964 – 72
  2. Haile Selassie I Gold Medal for Distinction in Ethiopian School Leaving Certificates-1972
  3. The Bausch & Lomb Science Award for the Best Outgoing Student of Class of 72

                 (First in each class in each Semester for grades 9-12.) 1968-1972

  1. Merit Scholarship to undertake Pre-Medical Studies at Haile Selassie I University-1973-1976
  1. Merit Scholarship to study medicine, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations- 1976-1985
  2. Merit Scholarship- Advanced Degree of Public Health for Medical Doctors, University of Leeds, 1986
  3. Fellow of Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1986
  4. Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health, London, England, 1986
  5. Highest Commendations for MPH thesis: Evaluating Global Mother and Child Health Services, 1986 with retrospective perinatal morbidity and mortality studies.
  6. Founder and CEO of Global Strategic Enterprises, Inc, 1993+
  7. Grand Cross of St Mary of Zion Order- Imperial Order of Solomonic Crown without Borders, 2001
  8. Grand Cross Lion of Judah Order. Imperial Order of Solomonic Crown Without Border s, 2000+
  9. Grand cross of the Imperial Order of Menelik, Order of Solomonic Crown Without Borders, 2000+
  10. Chancellor of Imperial Solomonic Enterprises& Bitwoded of the Imperial Solomonic Crown Without Borders 2000+
  11. Gra Cruz Com Collar. Grand Cross with Collar, Real Ordem de Portugal, Dom Carlos I de Portugal, 2001
  12. Board Member, Immigration and Refugee Services of America, Mental Health Initiatives, 1999
    1. Board Member, DC Care Consortium of Providers serving HIV/AIDS populations, 2000+
    2. Board Member, Community Medical Care- Non Profit Clinic, DC, 2000
    3. Advisory Board Member, Ethiopian American Constituency Foundation, 2005
    4. Ambassador for Peace, Universal Peace Federation, October 2005
  13. Producer and Broadcaster and Host of “Voice of the Patriots” A Global Multicultural Broadcasting Corporation, Since 2000+
  14. Host of “African Horizon” Ethiopian Broadcasting Service Television Network, 2007+
  15. Board Member and Chair of Professional Advisory Committees for a Series of Home Health Agencies in the Metropolitan Washington, DC area. Since 2000+
  16. Advisory Board Member of National Association for Home Care & Home Hospice Medical Equipment, 2007

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