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Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in Ethiopia saves more than lives: cost-effectiveness analysis, extended cost-effectiveness analysis, and financial risk protection
(The University of Bergen, 2018-02-09)
Introduction: The burden from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its risk factors is growing in Ethiopia, especially in urban areas. Yet, the coverage of effective strategies towards its successful control is low. In the ...
Selling my sheep to pay for medicines – household priorities and coping strategies in a setting without universal health coverage
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-02)
Background: The first month of life is the period with the highest risk of dying. Despite knowledge of effective interventions, newborn mortality is high and utilization of health care services remains low in Ethiopia. In ...
Life after pelvic organ prolapse surgery: a qualitative study in Amhara region, Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2018-05-29)
Background: Women living in resource constrained settings often have limited knowledge of and access to surgical treatment for pelvic organ prolapse. Additionally, little is known about experiences during recovery periods or ...
Bed nets used to protect against malaria do not last long in a semi-arid area of Ethiopia: A cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2018-06-20)
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are a key tool for malaria prevention and control. Currently, the recommended serviceable life of an LLIN is 3 years under field conditions. However, field studies ...