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: 616

Full Length Research Paper

Quality of tuberculosis treatment services in public hospitals of Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2016

Shibiru lencho Megene
  • Shibiru lencho Megene
  • Arbegona Woreda Health Office, Southern Nations, Nationalities and People Region, Hawassa, Southern Ethiopia.
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Elias Ali Yesuf
  • Elias Ali Yesuf
  • College of Public Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Dejene Melese
  • Dejene Melese
  • College of Public Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Zalalem Kaba Babure
  • Zalalem Kaba Babure
  • East Wollega Zonal Health Department, Nekemte, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 13 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 18 July 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018


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