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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 ...
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 ...
A survey of Ethiopian physicians’ experiences of bedside rationing: extensive resource scarcity, tough decisions and adverse consequences
(BioMed Central, 2015-10-14)
Background Resource scarcity in health care is a universal challenge. In high-income settings, bedside rationing is commonly discussed and debated as a means to addressing scarcity. However, little is known about physicians’ ...
Towards universal health coverage for reproductive health services in Ethiopia: two policy recommendations
(BioMed Central, 2015-09-30)
Abstract Reproductive health services are crucial for maternal and child health, but universal health coverage is still not within reach in most societies. Ethiopia’s goal of universal health coverage promises ...