Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009

JPHE Articles in press

Assessing the determining factors of place choice at delivery among women of child bearing age in NunuKumba woreda, East Wollega Zone, Oromia Region, Western Ethiopia.

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Background:-The lack of skilled attendants at birth accounts for two million preventable maternal deaths, stillbirths and newborn deaths each year. Aim:-This study assessed the magnitude and factors affecting place of delivery among women of child bearing age in Nunu Kumba woreda, Western Ethiopia. Method: - Community based cross sectional quantitative household survey was employed. A pre-tested structured questionnaire...

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Factors affecting one-year follow-up visit after cryotherapy among women in Côte d’Ivoire: a retrospective cohort analysis

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Cervical cancer screening program based on a single visit approach through visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and cryotherapy is scaled up since 2012 in Cote d’Ivoire. To assess factors affecting one-year follow-up visit after cryotherapy, a retrospective cohort analysis was performed among all women tested positive and treated by cryotherapy in cervical cancer units in Abidjan from 2010 to 2014. A logistic...

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Assessing predictive factors of the patient’s length of stay in the Emergency room of Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon

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Objective: Assessing whether the Emergency room at Yaoundé Central Hospital (YCH) meets international standards and, analyzing factors that are associated with the length of stay, a key performance indicator of the Emergency medicine department. Methods: Based on the data of patient admissions and discharges recorded from February 2017 to June 2018 in the emergency room of YCH, we extracted data from about two thousand...

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FACTORS AFFECTING HEALTH SEEKING BEHAVIORS ON COMMON CHILDHOOD ILLNESS AMONG MOTHERS/CAREGIVERS OF RURAL HOUSEHOLDS HAVING UNDER FIVE CHILDREN IN, YIRGA CHEFE DISTRICT, GEDEO ZONE, SNNPR, ETHIOPIA 2018G.C

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Background: Health care seeking behavior has been defined as any action undertaken by individuals who perceive themselves to have a health problem. The aim of this study was to identify prevalence and factors affecting health seeking behaviors on common childhood illness. Methodology: A community based cross-sectional study was conduct among 333 mothers\care givers having under five years children November, 2018.G.C....

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PREVALENCE AND FACTORS RELATED TO PHYSICAL AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE AMONG FEMALE TECHNICAL SCHOOL STUDENTS OF DILLA, SNNPR, ETHIOPIA

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Background: Despite the higher risk of victimization for young women, literature documenting the prevalence of gender-based violence and its determinants among technical school students is sparse, particularly for students in African countries. Objective: This study was undertaken to determine the prevalence and risk factors of sexual and physical violence among female technical school students in Dilla, South Nation...

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MOTIVATION THERAPY TO PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS PATIENTS IN IMPROVING COMPLIANCE CONSUMING ANTI TUBERCULOSIS DRUGS

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The discovery of TB cases in 2016 was 658 and the number of patients treated was 470 patients and Puskesmas Semanding became the health center with the largest number of patients reaching 40 patients with the number treated 35 patients. Which means it has not reached 100% of patients treated, and found 2 of them experienced resistance or including the MDR-TB group. OAT resistance is due to patients not adhering to the...

Author(s):Karyo , Kusno Ferianto

Global emergency of COVID-19 epidemic and comparison of facilities in Pakistan

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Abstract: Newly, novel coronavirus, which is famous by name SARS-COV-19, appeared in Wuhan, China. Although controlled measures had been taken, this virus spread is still enduring in many other countries. Current data of affected people by this deadly virus is changing hourly and can be tracked only on websites. Globally efforts are being made in fast diagnosis and isolation of affected people as well as to search the...

Author(s):siddique Farhan

Parental influence and the sexual behaviour of adolescents in public secondary schools in Oyo State, Nigeria

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Purpose Several studies outside the African continent have documented associations between the various forms of parental influence and adolescent sexual risk behaviour. This study was therefore conducted to identify the existing form(s) of parental influence and the prevalent/sexual behaviours among adolescents in public secondary schools in Nigeria and determine the association existing between the parental influence and...

Author(s):Oluwatomi Owopetu Iken

Barriers for Full Immunization Coverage among under Five Years Children in Mogadishu, Somalia

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Background: Immunization is amongst the most cost effective public health interventions for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. However globally 9 million deaths of children occur as a result of vaccine-preventable disease in which 4.4 million are from sub-Saharan region. Therefore, this study aimed to assess barriers for complete vaccination coverage among under five years children in Mogadishu, Somalia....

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Prevalence and associated factors of double burden of malnutrition among school adolescents 10-19 years in Burayu town, Oromia special zone, Ethiopia

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Background: The double burden of malnutrition (DBM) is an emerging nutritional problem of the coexistence of underweight, and overweight and/or obesity affecting adolescents from both affluent and poor countries and nutritional status of adolescents in Ethiopia is not well documented, and they are the neglected segment of the population. Objective: The study aimed to assess prevalence and associated factors of double...

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Assessing students’ nutritional junk food behaviors on interaction through their knowledge, attitudes, and amounting energy acquirements of upper secondary students in Thailand

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To assess students’ nutritional junk food behaviors on interaction through their knowledge, attitudes, and amounting energy acquirements on junk food and the nutritional status of 429 upper secondary students in Thailand with the 20-item Questionnaire on Students’ Knowledge on Junk Food and Nutrition (QSKJFN), the 20-item Questionnaire on Nutritional Energy Quality on Junk Food (QNEQJF), and the 20-item Test of Nutritional...

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Approval Integrating Indoor and Outdoor Physical Environments of Early Childhoods to Learning Consonances at the Child Development Centers (CDCs) in

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To integrate the indoor and outdoor physical environment managements at the Child Development Centers (CDCs) for enhancing early childhood learning consonance development with the Project Strengthen Capacity of Local Communities in Caring for Children Aged 2-5 Years Treasures (COACT). To apply the laws, regulations, and order contextual authorities with the Local Government Organization for appropriating innovations at the...

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PATIENT SATISFACTION TOWARD HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERIES AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SATISFACTION AT NEGELLE ARSI GENERAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL COLLEGE, OROMIA REGIONAL STATE, SOUTH-EAST ETHIOPIA.

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Introduction:Patient satisfaction is patient’s judgment of their desires and expectations of health care. It is recognized as an important parameter for assessing the quality of patient care services delivered by healthcare organizations. Therefore, it reflects the gap between the expected services and the experience of the service. Objective: To assess patient satisfaction toward Health service deliveries and factors...

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Multivariate Logistic Regression Models on Children Malnutrition in Ethiopia: Data of 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey

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Malnutrition at the early stages of life can lower child resistance to infections, increase child morbidity and mortality, and decrease mental development and cognitive achievement. Adequate nutrition is the keystone of survival, health and development not only the current generations but also the ones to come. Child malnutrition is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. The main objective of this study was...

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Scoping Review on the Implementation of HIV management Programs for Adolescents Living with HIV.

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Unlike to adults, adolescents often have poorer rates of viral suppression and long-term immunologic recovery. They often face unique developmental, psychological, psychosocial, and sexuality challenges as they are still developing physically, mentally, and sexually. The general purpose of this present study is to review and update information on implementation of HIV program for Adolescent living with HIV. A comprehensive...

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Application of Discrete Choice Models in the Analysis of Determinants of Modern Contraceptive Uses among Married Women in Oromiya Region, Ethiopia

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Discrete choice models have been very successful thanks to their ability to analyze the random behavior of individuals when making a decision to use modern contraceptive methods and to evaluate their actions. Through the use of modern contraceptive methods, the national and international goals of family planning can be achieved as it reduces maternal and child mortality and morbidity. The specific objectives of this study...

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Prevalence of Underfive Malnutrition Measured Through Newly proposed Indices of Anthropometric Failure, and Its determinants: A Community Based Cross-Sectional Study in Habero Subzone, Eritrea

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Background. Under-five children are one of the most vulnerable groups in any society to nutritional deficiencies due to many factors ranging from low birth weight and maternal ill health to socioeconomic and various environmental factors. Though it remains common all over the world, under-five malnutrition is particularly a very serious public health problem of developing countries like Eritrea. In this study CIAF was...

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Prevalence of pressure ulcer among Hospitalized adult patients in Ethiopia. Systematic review and meta-analysis

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Background: Pressure ulcer is a common problem that causes significant pain and additional costs, but has not been given appropriate high priority in hospitalized patients. They were individual studies on the prevalence of pressure ulcer among hospitalized patients in Ethiopia. But, there is no study that shows the national estimate of pressure ulcer among hospitalized patients. Therefore, this study aimed to estimate the...

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Factors associated with pulmonary tuberculosis treatment failure in Togo, 2015-2016

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Introduction: Tuberculosis (TB) treatment failure compromises its elimination as recommended by Sustainable Development Goals. Our purpose was to determine the factors associated with pulmonary tuberculosis treatment failure in Togo between 2015 and 2016. Methods: We conducted an unmatched case-control study on cases of pulmonary TB under treatment at all of 47 TB Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (DTC) in Togo between 2015...

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Genetic Diversity and Geographical Distribution of Strains of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex in Ethiopia: Review

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Ethiopia, tuberculosis (TB) is one of the major infectious disease with wide spread geographic distribution and endemic nature, which has been well documented both in human and livestock of the country. TB in livestock has an important economic and public health significance, although the actual prevalence of animal tuberculosis at national level is yet unknown. Identification of the etiology of tuberculosis in different...

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Assessing tuberculosis preventive methods in the Somme department: collaboration between the Tuberculosis Control Center and its partners

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Introduction: The Tuberculosis Control Center (TBCC) is responsible for prevention of the TB in France. The collaboration of this center with its partners has not yet been studied. Methods: All notified cases of TB and all of their contacts screened between 2007 and 2011 were retrospectively included. Communication between actors in tuberculosis control was analyzed. Results: Of the 175 reported cases, the TBCC sent 85.1%...

Author(s):Pauline Kiswendsida Yanogo, Jean-Luc Schmit, Anne Sophie Fresse, Olivier Ganry,

Patient satisfaction with outpatient department services in Asella Teaching Referral Hospital, South East Ethiopia

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Patient satisfaction is patient’s judgment of their desires and expectations of health care. This study determined patient satisfaction with outpatient department services. Institutional based cross-sectional study design was conducted. Study participants were selected by systematic random sampling technique. Data was entered into Epi info version 7 computer software and transported to SPSS version 20 computer program for...

Author(s):Mohammed Suleiman Obsa ,Tahir Aman Worji

Obesity and overweight with their associated risk factors among type ii diabetes mellitus patients attending dessie hospitals, Northeast Ethiopia, 2017

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Obesity and overweight are public health problems, which are most common nutritional disorders in developing and developed countries and becoming increasingly prevalent in developing countries. Obesity and overweight attributes for morbidity and mortality of millions of people with type II diabetes patients around the globe by making them vulnerable to other diseases and complications. Diabetes occurs when the body cannot...

Author(s):Selam Yimer Mohammed, Yeshimebet Ali Dawed , Foziya Mohammed Hussein

AWARENESS AND PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS AND IT’S PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

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Breast cancer is the most common and steeply rising cancer among women in Bangladesh. This qualitative observational study is done to assess the psychosocial sufferings of breast cancer patients. The purpose of the study is to evaluate eradication of social obstacles and to amending the overall level of distress and stigma associated with breast cancer. The observational prospective study was conducted on 240 patients aged...

Author(s):Nazat Sultana

Determinants of focused antenatal care service satisfaction in public health facilities in Ethiopia, 2018: a mixed study design

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Ethiopia has been implementing focused antenatal care package to reduce maternal and child deaths. The quality of antenatal care service has being not resolved widely due to unstandardized measurement. Hence, this study assessed determinants of focused antenatal care service satisfaction in Public Health Facilities of West Guji Zone, Ethiopia, 2018. a facility based cross-sectional triangulated with qualitative study...

Author(s):Melkamu Bekele Selgado, Yimer Hottesa Dukale & Damene Darota Amamo

Knowledge and Practice of Essential Newborn Care Among Postnatal Mothers in Addis Ababa City Health Centers, Ethiopia

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Essential newborn care is a wide-ranging approach planned to improve the health of newborn through interventions after pregnancy. In Ethiopia, about 120,000 newborns die every year in the first weeks of life which accounts for 42% of all deaths of under-five mortality. Therefore this study is aimed to assess the knowledge and practice of essential newborn care practices among mothers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A...

Author(s):Workinesh Daba, Tsion Alemu, Mulugeta Shegaze Shimbre & Behailu Tsegaye

Diagnose at admission and factors associated with management outcome of neonate in Ayder referral hospital, Northern Ethiopia

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Children less than 5 years old commonly occurred during neonatal period and majority of the deaths occurring in developing countries particularly sub Saharan African countries. To assess cause of neonate admission and factors associated with management outcomes among neonates admitted in the neonatal care unit of Ayder referral hospital in Tigray region ; Northern -Ethiopia. Institutional based cross-sectional record...

Author(s):Masresha Leta Serbesa and Maleda Tefera Iffa

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT: A MODEL FOR IMPROVED HEALTH OUTCOMES IN PUERTO RICO

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Puerto Rico has been undergoing economic and health crises, which were exacerbated by damages from hurricane Maria in 2017. Family is central to the Latino culture, in which it is commonly referred to as familismo. The term implies strong family ties and engagement in all aspects of Puerto Rican life. This study examined how it could be harnessed as a powerful tool to improve health outcomes in that context. The...

Author(s):Carlos Omar Nesbeth, Wilfredo Alonso Acevedo, Vincent Agboto, Elmang Nchako, Manuel Acevedo Pena

Alarming levels of ototoxicity among multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients on intensive phase of treatment at specialist treatment centers in South Western, Nigeria

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Management of multi drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients remains a challenge in the control of tuberculosis worldwide. MDR-TB patients require long term treatment with drugs that cause various adverse effects especially ototoxicity associated with aminoglycoside. Current treatment guidelines still include aminoglycosides use especially in developing countries. However, there is dearth of information regarding...

Author(s):Bamgboye Eniola Adetola

PREDISPOSING FACTORS IN ADOPTION AND UTILIZATION OF NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHOD AMONG WOMEN IN OWERRI MAIN MARKET, IMO STATE, NIGERIA

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This study investigates the predisposing factors in adoption and utilization of Natural Family Planning (NFP) methods among women in Owerri Main Market. The main objectives was to determine the physiological basis of NFP methods, the advantages and disadvantages of NFP methods and to identify the predisposing factors in adoption and practice of NFP among women. Two hundred Fifty women were selected for the study through...

Author(s):Onuoha Udonna Peace

Treatment success and associated factors among tuberculosis patients in Public Private Mixed Directly Observed Treatment Short course facilities in Oromia region, Ethiopia

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Background: Evaluation of treatment success of tuberculosis treatment is used as a major indicator of program quality. However, treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients has not consistently been evaluated yet in private health facilities working with the public health facilities in tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment (PPM-DOTS) facilities. The objective of the study was to assess treatment success and associated...

Author(s):Belay Bayissasse and Getachew Gebreselassie

Factors affecting utilization of antenatal care services and institutional delivery at Koghum in Jos South, Plateau State, Nigeria

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Access to antenatal care services promotes safe motherhood and delivery. It also improves maternal and neonatal outcomes. This study identified factors influencing the utilization of antenatal care services and health facility-based delivery. Methods: A community based cross sectional survey was conducted. Households were enumerated, and a systematic sampling method was used to selected one in four HHs.A sample size of...

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Knowledge, Attitudes, Perception and Behaviours of HIV/AIDS among End-Cycle Students in Cote d’Ivoire: Cross-sectional Survey

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Introduction: In Cote d’Ivoire, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS has declined significantly in the last decade as a result of public health actions. An assessment of knowledge, attitudes, perception and behaviours was carried out to assess the outcome of the strategies for raising awareness and communicating with students about HIV/AIDS. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in 2014 among students enrolled...

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Assessment of Influenza Outbreak in Kallu Dstrict of Amhara Region, Northwestern Ethiopia

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Background: Influenza is a respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses. It spread from person-to-person by contact with respiratory secretions. Worldwide, annual influenza epidemics result in an estimated 3–5 million cases of severe illness and 250,000-500,000 deaths every year. Influenza outbreak occurred in Kallu district, due to this; we had assessment and identify associated risk factors with the...

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A FIVE-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON THE PREVALENCE OF BREAST CANCER AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING JIMMA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER, SOUTHWESTERN ETHIOPIA.

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Aims/purpose: Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 2.1 million new cases diagnosed in 2018 The incidence of breast cancer has been increasing worldwide and in Africa it is currently the most common cancer in women. The exact figure of breast cancer cases in Ethiopia is not known but studies show that its incidence has been increasing over the past decades. This study has sought to...

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Willingness of Community to Enroll in Community Based Health Insurance and Associated Factors at House Hold Level in Siraro District, West Arsi Zone, Ethiopia

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To ensure that health care is accessible to all, Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) should be promoted and more people should be encouraged to participate. To assess willingness of community to enroll in community based health insurance and factors associated at household level in Siraro District, Ethiopia, 2017. Community based cross sectional study design was employed for 413 household samples. Simple random...

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The Assessment of Knowledge and Awareness of North-West University Students, Based on Rotavirus Infections.  

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Rotavirus is the one of most diarrhoeal cases in developing countries for both children and adults. The transmission is via the faecal-oral-route; unwashed or poorly washed hands can be the source of contamination to people, water and food. Zoonotic infection also contributes to the increase of rotavirus infection. In order to avoid risk of infection, it is critical to be informed about the virus. This study aims to assess...

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Framework for Establishing Data Gaps: A case for Sustainable Development Goal 3

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An efficient and effective programme should be developed based on solid evidence. There is always a paucity of data/evidence on which to design programmes. In many cases, however, even with abundance of data and evidence, it is difficult to assess what data gaps need to be addressed to ensure as much required data as possible is available and has been used to develop an evidence based programme. United Nations Member...

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Job satisfaction and Related factors among Employees at Negelle Arsi General Hospital and Medical College, West Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia.

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Introduction: Satisfaction of employees can bring quality of health care. Job satisfaction among health workers is an important indicator in assessing performance and efficiency of health services. High level of professional satisfaction among health workers earns higher worker force retention and patients satisfaction. Objective: To assess Job satisfaction of employees toward health service deliveries and factors...

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PREVALENCE OF MALARIA INFECTIONS AMONG PATIENTS IN GIMBIE ADVENTIST HOSPITAL WESTERN WOLLEGA, OROMIA REGIONAL STATE, ETHIOPIA

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Background and aims of study: Malaria is a disease caused by protozoan parasites belonging to the genus Plasmodium. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially in young African children including Ethiopia. Therefore, this study designs to assess the prevalence of malaria infection among patients attending Gimbie Adventist Hospital in West Wollega, Oromia, Ethiopia. Method: Descriptive...

Author(s):Hawassa University, Department of Biology, P. O. Box: , Hawassa, Ethiopia.

Prevalence of Needle Stick Injuries and Their Immediate Response among nurses of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Background: Occupational exposures to blood and body fluids as a result of needle stick injuries is a serious concern for health care workers and a major risk for the transmission of infections such as human immune deficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis viruses and other viral diseases among healthcare workers. Objective: To assess the prevalence of needle stick injuries among nurses and their immediate response at Tikur...

Author(s):. Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Patient Expectation: A Concept Analysis

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Purpose: The aim of this concept analysis is to clarify the concept of patient expectation in hospital health care setting. Method: Rodgers evolutionary method of concept analysis was used to the analysis of the concept patient expectation. For inclusion criteria, searches were set to any article produced, in English, since January 2009 to December 2013 in Pubmed/MEDLINE, Google and Google Scholar. A final total of 10...

Author(s):College of Health Sciences, Debre Berhan University

Community Perception Towards Zoonotic Diseases Acquired From Foods Of Animal Origin Among Selected Districts Of Jimma Zone, Ethiopia

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Zoonoses are infections that are naturally transmitted from vertebrate animals to human beings and vice-versa. A questionnaire-based survey of animal health workers (n=72) and human health workers (n=72) was carried out between the periods of January 2013 to September 2014 in Jimma zone, South West Ethiopia with the intentions to assess perception of zoonoses and risks relating to zoonotic infections among animal health...

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Communities’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Tuberculosis at Selected Districts of East Wollega Zone, Western Ethiopia

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Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the primary public health problems in developing countries. HIV/AIDS, poverty, under nutrition, over-crowded living conditions and lack of knowledge about the disease have been known to increase the risk of spreading the bacteria and the risk of developing the disease. This study was aimed to assess communities’ knowledge, attitudes and practices towards TB at selected districts of Eastern...

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Pattern of ABO and Rhesus blood group distribution of five years survey in Jimma town blood bank, South West Ethiopia

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Back ground Objective: a retrospective -cross sectional study was conducted to determine and compare the five years distribution of ABO and rhesus blood groups in Jimma Town blood bank Method and materials: a retrospective cross sectional study was conducted to determine the distribution of the type of blood groups of blood donors registered in Jimma Zone blood bank. A check list was used to collect secondary data of each...

Author(s):jimma university

Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Isolated from Clinical and Non –Clinical sources, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

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The study isolated and characterized clinical and non-clinical S. aureus strains in Ile-Ife, Nigeria using phenotypic and molecular methods. Eight hundred and fifty samples of different cultures were taken from clinical and non- clinical sources. The clinical sources were the routine specimens of wound swabs, urine, stool, blood and sputum from the Department of Microbiology and Parasitology laboratory of the Obafemi...

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Comparative Efficiency of Health Care Provision in Kenya and Tanzania

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Efficient health care provision is one of the key pillars of the millennium development goal in Kenya and Tanzania. This paper compares the efficiency of health care provision in Kenya and Tanzania between 1970-2012 using annual expenditure data and selected health care outcomes. Data envelopment analysis (DEA) is used to establish the level of efficiency in the two countries. The paper reports that health care is provided...

Author(s):Comparative efficiency, Health, DEA, Kenya, Tanzania.

Epidemiology of Neonatal Sepsis and the risk factors involved: Observational study at neonatal Intensive care unit; Arsi University Asella Teaching and Referral Hospital; South East Ethiopia

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Globally, sepsis is still one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in neonates, in spite of recent advances in health care system. The major burden of neonatal sepsis occurs in developing world, but most evidence is derived from developed countries. Hospital based prospective cross sectional study was conducted from April 2016 to May 2017. Neonates with clinical sepsis using inclusion criteria were included in...

Author(s):Abebe Sorsa, Dejene Lemma and Silesh Abdissa

ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PROGRAMME IN GHANA; A CASE STUDY AT GOLDFIELDS TARKWA, GHANA

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The scope of the occupational health (OH) program in Ghana has steadily evolved and improved especially among private companies. The study assessed the impact of occupational health programme in Gold Fields Ghana (GFG) Limited which deployed a descriptive cross-sectional study. One hundred mine workers were selected as respondents to answer various questions on occupational health through simple random technique as well as...

Author(s):Occupation, Health, Risk factors, Ghana

CHALLENGES OF THE STATE CUSTODIANSHIP ON ORPHANS UNDER INS TITUTIONAL CARE: INSIGHTS FROM GHANA

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The diminishing provision of services by the state, compelled with the escalating numbers of orphans and vulnerable children in Ghana, represent a crucial concern for both national and international organizations. In spite of this, little cross-sectional and longitudinal studies have been conducted to empirically identify the challenges faced by orphanages and homes. Using a qualitative case study approach, we investigated...

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