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

Proportion of safe abortion and associated factors among women who seek abortion care services in family guidance and Marie Stopes International Clinic in Dessie Town, North East Ethiopia

Niguss Cherie
  • Niguss Cherie
  • Department of Public Health, Wollo University, Dessie, Ethiopia.
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Beyrau Asmerom
  • Beyrau Asmerom
  • Dessie Referral Hospital, Dessie, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 24 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 21 September 2017
  •  Published: 31 October 2017


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