The role of nutrition, intimate partner violence and social support in prenatal depressive symptoms in rural Ethiopia: community based birth cohort study - Woldetensay YK, Belachew T, Biesalski HK, Ghosh S, Lacruz ME, Scherbaum V, Kantelhardt EJ.
This study aims to d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About a Coming ‘Third Wave’ of Development in Africa
There’s a very big difference between simple and easy—especially when it comes to global health. It’s simple to eradicate polio—just get all children are vaccinated. It’s simple to reduce nighttime malaria infections—make sure everyone in malaria-endemic areas sleeps under a bed net. But none of that is easy. The tension between simple and easy is at play when it comes to eradicating poverty in the developing world too, as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation makes clear in its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report. In a conversation with TIME, Bill Gates points to two recent waves of...
Source: TIME: Health - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized onetime public health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Fast-Tracks Manufacture of Medical Equipment
[Addis Fortune] The Ministry plans to manufacture medical equipment in one of the industrial zones giving priority to medical imaging devices (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Who Supports the Mobile Bsl-3 Lab Re-Qualification and Training of Experts
[WHO] Ethiopia had secured recently the Biosafety mobile laboratory-level three (BSL-3). This laboratory is intended to manipulate highly infectious agents occurred as an outbreak while reducing the risk to laboratory workers and the environment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Investigating equalisation of health inequalities during adolescence in four low-income and middle-income countries: an analysis of the Young Lives cohort study - Ward JL, Viner RM.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if socioeconomic gradients in health reduce during adolescence (the equalisation hypothesis) in four low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC). SETTING: Analysis of the Young Lives Study cohorts in Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the Insomnia Severity Index in Ethiopian adults with substance use problems - Manzar MD, Salahuddin M, Khan TA, Shah SA, Alamri M, Pandi-Perumal SR, Bahammam AS.
This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) in substance-using Ethiopian adults. A simple random sampling of houses and a purposive sampling selection was performed in Mizan city, Ethiopia (n  = 406). Partici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Researchers say this common African tree holds the key to a natural cure for malaria
(Natural News) The waterberry tree (Syzygium guineense), a common medicinal plant found in many parts of Africa, holds the potential to be a natural treatment for malaria, according to researchers from the University of Gondar in Ethiopia. In their study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the team looked at whether leaf extracts from the waterberry... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopian girls learn the skills they need to thrive – and secure their independence
SOKORU, Ethiopia – Two years ago, 16-year-old Salia Shemsu waited to be married off.She had just failed the national exam, barring her from pursuing the education she longed for. As the first-born girl in her family, Salia was now consigned to household chores – and even this, she knew, would not last long enough.Salia ’s parents did not have the financial means to support her. Like many young girls in Ethiopia, it was only a matter of time before she would need to leave her family for a husband.Then an opportunity she never expected arrived. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Testimony of an Ethiopian girl sexually assaulted by her stepfather: a case report - Adinew YM, Mekete BT, Adinew YM.
BACKGROUND: The sensitiveness and stigma associated with sexual assault deter many victims from speaking about their experiences. This silence of victims worsens the problem, especially in patriarchal communities like Ethiopia where sex is taboo and girls ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Making the Case for Investing in Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
Credit: Abir Abdullah/WaterAidBy Ruth RomerLONDON, Aug 27 2018 (IPS)Tea picker Bina, 45 from Sylhet, Bangladesh, used to walk for an hour each day to collect water from a well, also using water from a nearby stream, which was contaminated. Bina and her children were often sick as a result; leading to missed work and a loss of income.WaterAid worked with the owner of the tea estate to introduce clean water and toilets in the tea gardens and surrounding areas. The new pumps and latrines have transformed Bina’s life, and have benefitted the estate too. A tea garden manager said: “Waterborne diseases have reduced s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ruth Romer Tags: Development & Aid Environment Featured Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Africa:How an App Is Helping to Collect Genetic Data in Ethiopia and Ghana
[The Conversation Africa] Genetic technologies are poised to change the world. Want to eradicate a human disease such as cystic fibrosis or improve a person's ability to run impossible distances or lift unimaginable weights? This may be possible in the future by using something called CRISPR to edit an organism's genetic makeup. How about rapidly sequencing a newborn's genome, similar to an early scene in the 1997 movie Gattaca? Next-generation sequencing may make this fiction a reality. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Court Ends HIV-Test Kit Procurement Saga
[Addis Fortune] A judge at the Federal High Court dismissed the court case over the procurement of HIV-test kits following the failure of the representative of the plaintiff, Medica Pharma Enterprise Ethiopia, to appear. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Court Ends HIV-Test Kit Procurement Saga
[Addis Fortune] A judge at the Federal High Court dismissed the court case over the procurement of HIV-test kits following the failure of the representative of the plaintiff, Medica Pharma Enterprise Ethiopia, to appear. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 21, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Combating Illegal Drug Use to Save the Youth
[Ethiopian Herald] Mitiku* sits cross-legged in ruin of demolished houses located in the city center around Arat Kilo . He stares at pedestrians passing through the road in front of him. He is looking for his customers to come early this time. The place is known as "Eri-Bekentu" that denotes where gang violence is pervasive. As a result of the city's program to raze inner-city slums and renovate it, the place remains open for long time after it was bulldozed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A natural cure for your diarrhea
(Natural News) A medicinal plant used in Ethiopia could provide an all-natural treatment for diarrhea. Researchers from that African country recently tested an extract from Lantana camara (also known as the wild sage) which has traditionally been used to treat the disease. They reported that the plant extract greatly reduces the symptoms of diarrhea. Diarrhea remains a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Proper Disability Census for Inclusive Dev't
[Ethiopian Herald] Due to the absence of proper census and less awareness of the society, the exact figure of People with Disability (PWDs) in Ethiopia is unknown. It is said to be that the number of disabilities in the country does not exceed 1.1 million. This figure, however, shows that the number of PWDs is not properly identified. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Improving Supply of Pharmaceuticals Nation Wide
[Ethiopian Herald] Ensuring uninterrupted and fair supply of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies plays important role in realizing better health service delivery across the nation. Medical institutions across the nation need to get adequate and continuous supply of pharmaceuticals in order to respond to the needs of the public in their respective localities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Where Is Traditional Medicine Heading?
[Ethiopian Herald] After suffering from asthma during his childhood, Merigeta Bekalu Mulu, sought for help from traditional healers. This also led him to attend the church academy for 20 years in Gojjam, Amhara state. On top of this, he worked as an assistant to his grandfather who was healer, and later transferred his ages old knowledge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Attaching Significance to Addiction Problem
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA: It is said that a lot of fruitful activities should be put into effect to get to the bottom of addiction problem surfacing among the youth across the country, the Ethiopian Herald learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of domestic violence and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care service at University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia - Fekadu E, Yigzaw G, Gelaye KA, Ayele TA, Minwuye T, Geneta T, Teshome DF.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence during pregnancy with its many negative fetal and maternal outcomes is a common public health problem all over the world. Nonetheless, the problem is not well investigated and understood in Ethiopia. Hence, this study aimed to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Societal derivations for the illegal gun trafficking in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Birara EI.
Civilians are not allowed to buy or own a gun in Ethiopia. There are national laws, regulations and administrative procedures that allow production, export, import, and retransfer of small arms which are limited to state and federal security purposes; whil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Bahir Dar University Builds New Teaching Hospital
[Addis Fortune] The teaching hospital's price tag is 207 million Br (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Getting Ready Drone Delivery for Medical Supplies
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - Preparations for the use of drone technology in medical supply aimed at assisting the effort to realize equitable and accessible health service across the country are on the right trajectory, the Ministry of Health announced. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Typical food store in Brazzaville, Congo. Credit: WHOBy Adelheid Onyango and Bibi GiyoseBRAZZAVILLE, Congo, Aug 14 2018 (IPS)When faced with a crisis, our natural reaction is to deal with its immediate threats. Ateka* came to the make-shift clinic with profuse diarrhoea: they diagnosed cholera. The urgent concern in the midst of that humanitarian crisis was to treat the infection and send her home as quickly as possible. But she came back to the treatment centre a few days later – not for cholera, but because she was suffering from severe acute malnutrition. Doctors had saved her life but not restored her health. And...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adelheid Onyango and Bibi Giyose Tags: Africa Development & Aid Environment Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Researchers say this traditional African medicine can naturally treat diarrhea
(Natural News) In Ethiopian folklore medicine, broad-leaved croton (Croton macrostachyus Hochst.ex Del.) is said to possess antidiarrheal activity. Researchers from Ambo University and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia looked at the plant’s medicinal effect in mice models. For the study, which was published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the researchers used castor oil to induce... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Launches Integrated Measles, Vitamin a, and Deworming Campaign
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABAB- Ministry of Health has launched a preventive measles vaccination campaign to immunize 928,000 children aged six months to 15 years among the internally displaced and host communities in Gedeo Zone of the SNNPR Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:U.S. Embassy Partners With Fulbright Scholar to Showcase How Efficient Cook Stoves Reduce Pollution, Save Fuel
[U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa] The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa partnered with U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Professor Tsegaye Nega, to host a demonstration event to showcase efficient cook stoves that can eliminate more than 95% of indoor air pollution and reduce fuel requirements by 90%. In addition to cooking, the stoves can also be used to light a room or charge a cell phone. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Health Ministry Budget Approved 1.4b Dollar Budget
[Addis Fortune] Parliament approved the Ministry of Health's 1.4 billion dollar budget for the current fiscal year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Eyes Drone for Medical Cargo
[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Health is collaborating with partners to develop and apply drone technology to distribute medical supplies and equipment to remote parts of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Launches an Integrated Measles, Vitamin A, and Deworming Campaign for Displaced People in Gedeo Zone
[WHO] The Ethiopian Ministry of Health has launched a preventive measles vaccination campaign to immunize 928 000 children aged 6 months to 15 years among the internally displaced and host communities in Gedeo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region. The campaign will also involve administering vitamin A to children aged six months to five years and deworming of children aged two to five years. Plans are underway for a similar campaign targeting 516 000 children in West Guji Zone of Oromia (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Epidemiologic shifts for burn injury in Ethiopia from 2001 to 2016: implications for public health measures - Ready FL, Gebremedhem YD, Worku M, Mehta K, Eshte M, GoldenMerry YL, Nwariaku FE, Wolf SE, Phelan HA.
BACKGROUND: The last generation has seen Ethiopia, a low income country with a population of 100 million people, undergo a marked increase in urbanization and development. The effects of these demographic changes on the epidemiology of burn risk and therma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Highlights Significance of Breastfeeding to Prevent Malnutrition
[Ethiopian Herald] Breastfeeding has irreplaceable role of preventing malnutrition, protecting lifelong healthy of children and reducing child mortality, the Ministry of Health said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Launches 700m Br Family Planning Project
[Addis Fortune] Ministry of Health launched a family planning project last week worth 700 million Br, funded by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development. The project will be implemented by Marie Stopes International's Ethiopia office and will run for two years until the end of 2020. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 31, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry to Construct New Health Posts
[Addis Fortune] The government will upgrade additional 136 health posts (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:New Medical Waste Incineration Centres Come to Ethiopia
[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia is constructing the first eight medical waste incineration centres, disposal facilities of medicine and clinical wastes, for a total investment of 440 million Br. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Race, racism, and policing: responses of Ethiopian Jews in Israel to stigmatization by the police - Abu O, Yuval F, Ben-Porat G.
Immigrants who believe they suffer from stigmatization and discrimination may still demonstrate positive attitudes toward government authorities. We explore this trust-discrimination paradox by examining perceptions about police and policing among Ethiopia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of post-traumatic stress disorder among emergency responders of Addis Ababa Fire and Emergency Control and Prevention Service Authority, Ethiopia: institution-based, cross-sectional study - Bezabh YH, Abebe SM, Fanta T, Tadese A, Tulu M.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence and associated factors of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among emergency responders at Addis Ababa Fire and Emergency Control and Prevention Service Authority, Ethiopia. DESIGN: Institution-based, cross-se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The prevalence of depression among diabetic patients in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis, 2018 - Teshome HM, Ayalew GD, Shiferaw FW, Leshargie CT, Boneya DJ.
BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia. Depression is one of the major important public health problems that is often comorbid with diabetes. Despite the huge effect of comorbid depression and diabetes,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Domestic violence among pregnant mothers in northwest Ethiopia: prevalence and associated factors - Bifftu BB, Dachew BA, Tadesse Tiruneh B, Zewoldie AZ.
Background. Domestic violence against women is a serious public health concern and human rights violation among pregnant mothers because of its negative effect on the life of both the mother and the fetus. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess the prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Q & A: Leprosy Increases as World Gives Attention to Newer Endemic Diseases
A young boy from the Philippines with leprosy. The chronic disease is curable, and if treated in time disabilities related to the disease can be averted. Courtesy: moyerphotos/CC By 2.0By Elisio MuchangaMAPUTO, Jul 30 2018 (IPS)In the first six months of this year, the southern African nation of Mozambique has already registered 300 more cases of leprosy, some 951 cases, than it registered for the whole of 2017.The country, which had previously eliminated the chronic disease in 2008, is receiving funding from the Nippon Foundation—a non-profit philanthropic organisation from Japan that is active in many countrie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elisio Muchanga Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Nippon Foundation Source Type: news

Enhancing resilience and inclusive development for adolescents with disabilities (2018)
Report summarizes findings from a survey of adolescents with disabilities from Jordan, Ethiopia, Palestine, and Bangladesh, focusing on barriers to education, health services, psychosocial wellbeing, protection from violence, mobility, and opportunities to participate in their communities.(ODI) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Cold Chain System to Improve Immunization Services
[Ethiopian Herald] Meseret Tefera is a health extension worker (HEWs) for a Health Post in a small village. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 26, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa:WFP Receives Korean Rice for Refugees in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda
[WFP] The 33,000 metric tons donation is the first-ever rice donation received from Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. During his maiden visit to Kenya, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, H.E. Mr. Lee Nak-yon, handed over part of the consignment to WFP's representatives at a warehouse in Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of suicide ideation and attempt among adolescent high school students in Dangila Town, Northwest Ethiopia - Amare T, Meseret Woldeyhannes S, Haile K, Yeneabat T.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major public health problem and is common among adolescents worldwide. The true extent of the problem in Ethiopia is difficult to ascertain as suicides and suicidal behavior are significantly underreported and understudied. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethiopia:A Five Year Maternal, Infant Nutrition Project Launched
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched a 15 million USD project to improve maternal and infant nutrition. It is part of a five year (2017-2022) third phase Project of Alive and Thrive (A&T). (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 18, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Commits to Upgrade Primary Health Care Services
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA- Ministry of Health said it is allocating 80 percent of its health institutions budget to upgrading primary health care services and creating model health institutions in the next two years. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Domestic violence as a risk factor for postpartum depression among Ethiopian women: facility based study - Adamu AF, Adinew YM.
BACKGROUND: Mental illness in women leads to an increased maternal morbidity and mortality. Postpartum depression accommodates various groups of depressive disorders and syndromes that occur within the first immediate year after delivery. Thus, this study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Family planning liberating for women in rural Ethiopia
DEBAYTILATGIN, Ethiopia – Hulunayehu Belay ’s family ekes out a living by farming a small plot of land at the edge of a mountain. Her husband, Leul Hunegnaw, supplements their income by working as a priest. For years, they struggled to put food on the table. Yet Ms. Belay kept having one child after another – in all, she had seven sons.Her first few children were born in rapid succession. “I had my children spaced very much close to each other, which affected their health and well-being as well as mine,” she said. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Patterns and epidemiology of acute poisoning in Ethiopia: systematic review of observational studies - Chelkeba L, Mulatu A, Feyissa D, Bekele F, Tesfaye BT.
BACKGROUND: Acute poisoning is a common reason for emergency department visit and hospitalization worldwide with major morbidity and mortality. The burden of poisoning exposures in Africa is a significant public health concern, but only 10 of 58 countries ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news