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What if the baby doesn't survive? Health-care decision making for ill newborns in Ethiopia
Despite efforts to improve access to and quality of care for newborns, the first month after birth remains the most dangerous period of life. Given high neonatal mortality in low-income countries, saving newborn lives is ...
Comparison of two adult mosquito sampling methods with human landing catches in south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2017-01-13)
Background: The human landing catch (HLC) is the standard reference method for measuring human exposure to mosquito bites. However, HLC is labour-intensive, exposes collectors to infectious mosquito bites and is subjected ...
Proximity to vector breeding site and risk of Plasmodium vivax infection: a prospective cohort study in rural Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2017-09-19)
Background: Despite falling incidence and mortality since the turn of the century, malaria remains an important global health challenge. In the future fight against malaria, greater emphasis will have to be placed on ...
Prevalence and Incidence of Smear-Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Hetosa District of Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State of Central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2017-03-16)
Background: The real burden of smear-positive (PTB+) and bacteriologically confirmed tuberculosis (BCTB) in Ethiopia is not known. Thus, the aim of this community-based study was to measure the prevalence and incidence of ...
Living with pelvic organ prolapse: voices of women from Amhara region, Ethiopia
Introduction: The objective of the study was to explore how women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse in a lowincome setting explain, experience, and handle the potential practical and social consequences of the ...