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Strengthening malaria and climate research in Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2014-09-22)
Ownership and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria prevention in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia: complex samples data analysis
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-31)
Background: Despite the encroaching of endemic malaria to highland-fringe areas above 2000 meters above sea level in Ethiopia, there is limited information on ownership and use of mosquito nets for malaria prevention. ...
Evaluation of CareStart (TM) malaria Pf/Pv combo test for Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria diagnosis in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2013-06-27)
Malaria is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax co-exist and malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDTs) is vital in rendering parasite-confirmed treatment especially in areas ...
Maternal Mortality in Rural South Ethiopia: Outcomes of Community-Based Birth Registration by Health Extension Workers
Introduction: Rural communities in low-income countries lack vital registrations to track birth outcomes. We aimed to examine the feasibility of community-based birth registration and measure maternal mortality ratio ...
High maternal mortality in a rural south-west Ethiopia: estimate by using the sisterhood method
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-23)
Background: Estimation of maternal mortality is difficult in developing countries without complete vital registration. The indirect sisterhood method represents an alternative in places where there is high fertility and ...
Low case notification rates of childhood tuberculosis in southern Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2015-10-01)
Background: Childhood tuberculosis (TB) is a public health concern causing considerable mortality. However, control of childhood TB receives little attention. The control efforts could be inadequate because of challenges ...
Local spatial clustering of stunting and wasting among children under the age of 5 years: implications for intervention strategies
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-06)
Objective: The present study aimed to evaluate the clustering of undernutrition indicators of children under the age of 5 years in relation to different scales. Design: A community-based cross-sectional study design was ...
Climate change, crop production and child under nutrition in Ethiopia; a longitudinal panel study
(BioMed Central, 2014-08-27)
Background: The amount and distribution of rainfall and temperature influences household food availability, thus increasing the risk of child under nutrition. However, few studies examined the local spatial variability and ...