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Health inequalities in Ethiopia: modeling inequalities in length of life within and between population groups
(BioMed Central, 2013-07-11)
Background and objectives: Most studies on health inequalities use average measures, but describing the distribution of health can also provide valuable knowledge. In this paper, we estimate and compare within-group and ...
Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in Ethiopia: a cost-effectiveness analysis
(BioMed Central, 2016-08-12)
Background: The coverage of prevention and treatment strategies for ischemic heart disease and stroke is very low in Ethiopia. In view of Ethiopia’s meager healthcare budget, it is important to identify the most cost-effective ...
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 ...
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 ...