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

Occurrence of diarrhea and utilization of zinc bundled with ORS among caregivers of children less than five-years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Solomon Hassen
  • Solomon Hassen
  • Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), Ethiopia.
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Jemal Haidar
  • Jemal Haidar
  • School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, P. O. Box 27285/1000, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Agajie Likie Bogale
  • Agajie Likie Bogale
  • Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI), Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), P. O. Box 1242/5654, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 24 April 2018
  •  Accepted: 01 August 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018

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