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: 479

Full Length Research Paper

Knowledge, attitude and practice on hand washing and associated factors among public primary schools children in Hosanna town, Southern Ethiopia

Alula Seyum Buda
  • Alula Seyum Buda
  • Department of Nursing, College of Medicine and Health Science, Wachemouniversity, Hadiyya, Ethiopia.
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Dejene Ermias Mekengo
  • Dejene Ermias Mekengo
  • Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, Wachemouniversity, Hadiyya, Ethiopia.
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Terefe Markos Lodebo
  • Terefe Markos Lodebo
  • Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of Public Health, Institute of Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Abinet Arega Sadore
  • Abinet Arega Sadore
  • Department of Health education and Behavioural Science, Faculty of Public Health, Institute of Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.
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Bazie Mekonnen
  • Bazie Mekonnen
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 24 November 2017
  •  Accepted: 05 February 2018
  •  Published: 30 June 2018


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