Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 573

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of substance abuse and risky sexual behaviour among female sex workers in Addis-ketema sub city, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia

Trhas Tadesse*
  • Trhas Tadesse*
  • Yekatit 12 Hospital medical college, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Zelalem Kebede
  • Zelalem Kebede
  • Police medical professionals training institute Ethiopian police University College, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Tigist Tamirayehu
  • Tigist Tamirayehu
  • Police medical professionals training institute Ethiopian police University College, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 20 August 2015
  •  Accepted: 05 October 2015
  •  Published: 30 September 2016


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Dawit A, Debela A, Dejene A, Abebe A, Mekonnen Y, Degefa A (2006). Is khat-chewing associated with HIV risk behavior? A community-based study from Ethiopia. Afr. J. AIDS Res. 5(1):61-9.


DKT (2012). Ethiopia behavioral change impact survey, female sex workers round one, Ethiopia.


HAPCO (2011). Ethiopia. HIV Prevention package: MARPs and Vulnerable Groups.: Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office, MOH Ethiopia. Addis Ababa Ethiopia.


Lemma W (2009). Assessment of substance abuse among female and male high school students in Addis Ababa. MPH thesis presented to the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.


Mooney A, Kidanu A, Bradley HM, Kumoji EK, Kennedy CE, Kerrigan D (2013).Work related violence and inconsistent condom use with nonpaying partners among female sex workers in Adama city Ethiopia. BMC Public Health 13(1):771


Sam DD (2013). Challenges of Containing New HIV Infections in Ethiopia: Unacknowledged Transmission Route Paper 2610. Washington DC: SIT Graduate Institute at Digital [email protected]


USAID (2012). Ethiopia. Second baseline assessment for mobile HIV Counseling and testing program. Amhara region, Ethiopia.


Witte SS, Batsukh A, Chang M (2010). Sexual risk behaviors, alcohol abuse, and intimate partner violence among sex workers in Mongolia: implications for HIV prevention intervention development. J. Prev. Interv. Community 38:89-103.