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Ethiopia:Ethiopia Startegizing Awareness Promotion Intervention to Prevent, Control NCDs
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is strategizing awareness raising intervention to promote behavioral change in a bid to prevent and control Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:Countries Share Resources to Combat Hypertension
[Ethiopian Herald] Hypertension or blood pressure is one among the Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which are known as silent killers. Lurking subtly without showing symptoms, it conspires to the development of cardiovascular diseases that account for approximately 17 million deaths a year globally. That makes it a disease that claims a heavy death toll worldwide. Hypertension causes 7.5 million deaths annually (12. 8 per cent of all segments) and the risk of dying from hypertension in African countries is more than double (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 17, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:'Unless God Blesses a Surgeon's Nimble Hand, Sharp Mind and Tender Heart S/He May End Up Losing Patients,' Associate Professor Daniel Abebe, General Surgeon,Instructor
[Ethiopian Herald] Today's guest is Associate Professor Daniel Abebe. He is a general surgeon. He is a medical director and an instructor at Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College. Apart from saving the lives of many of his compatriots, he had served different government hospitals in various capacities. A mentor, he has been helping a number of medical students get on their feet in the avenue of medical science. Physicians, nowadays, they are contributing their share in the effort which has been taken to take the Ethiopian heal (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry to Launch New Health Care Guideline
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA - A new primary healthcare guideline would be implemented nationwide to ensure uniformity and quality of health service delivery in all health centers and places, according to Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Integration of Frontline Health Workforce Will Determine Success of SDGs, Universal Health Coverage in 2018 and Beyond
January 08, 2018What will it take to offer true  patient-centered care?As 2018 begins with the clock already ticking on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal  (SDG) targets, the heroic, sometimes harrowing, and heartwarming stories of six frontline health workers from four continents delivered on a crisp November evening in Dublin reflect both the promise and the tangled reality of the policy planning and program implementation needed to fulfill the promise of unprecedented global consensus on health and development.What I hope stuck in the minds of thousands of the top global health experts that h...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Is Stunting Eradication Uphill Battle?
[Ethiopian Herald] For many years, developing countries have been suffering from stunting and child malnutrition. For instance, Ethiopia loses around 16.5 percent of its GDP each year to the long-term effects of child malnutrition. Hence,what needs to be done to eradicate or alarmingly reduce stunting in this country for good? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Creating Nutrition Conscious Society
[Ethiopian Herald] When it comes to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ,unlike many Sub Saharan countries, Ethiopia has a number of success stories particularly in reducing maternal and child mortality rate. This is because, for more than one and a half decade, the Ethiopian government together with the international development partners has been aggressively working to address the underlying causes of maternal and child mortality in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:IMF's Chief Lauds Ethiopia's Health Success
[Ethiopian Herald] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Christine Lagarde praised Ethiopia's health sector success particularly improving the delivery and use of maternal health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Production Diversity, Diet Diversity and Nutrition in Sub -Saharan Africa
Raghav Gaiha is (Honorary) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Insitute, University of Manchester, England; & Shantanu Mathur is Lead Advisor, Programme Management Department, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Rome, Italy. The views are personal.By Raghav Gaiha and Shantanu MathurNEW DELHI, Dec 19 2017 (IPS)Lack of diet diversity is viewed as the major cause of micronutrient malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa. Imbalanced diets resulting from consumption of mainly high carbohydrate based-diets also contribute to productivity losses and reduced educational attainment and income. Consequently, ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raghav Gaiha and Shantanu Mathur Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Financial Crisis Food & Agriculture Gender Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Source Type: news

Ethiopia:A Laudatory Medical Service
[Ethiopian Herald] Nowadays the health sector's transformation plan on the subject of reducing maternal mortality rate, slashing the incidence of Malaria, lessening of TB cases and creating HIV free society has been bearing fruits. It is crystal clear that Ethiopian National Health system is accentuating in nucleus doctrines of democratization as well as decentralization of the health care system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:The Insidious Disease
[Ethiopian Herald] "We do not know our destiny as there are quite a few twists and turns in life. We always attempt to do all we could as we wish for we are unfamiliar about what the future holds in store for us. There is nothing we can do on this earth of our own will as the whole lot is beyond our control. Sadly, we are simply concerned about reaching our goal and living our dreams though we do not have an inkling of what the future holds in store for us," said Henok furiously all at once. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Conducts Fast HIV Test Kit Assessment
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia conducted Fast HIV test kit assessment as part of its effort to end HIV prevalence rate by the end of 2030, the Ministry of Health said. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 18, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Community Based Health Insurance Launched in Addis Ababa
[Ethiopian Herald] Though Ethiopia's health service coverage has reached 100 percent many people do not go to medical institutions as frequently as required. One of the reasons for the limited visit of people is the service fee. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:A Daycare At a Work Place
[Ethiopian Herald] After the announcement by the House of Peoples Representatives on the ratification of paid maternity leave which was extended to 4 month, many women have expressed their pleasure over the policy. The House also has endorsed additional regulations that benefit women such as 10 days paternity leave and also daycare centers to be built at every office or work places in order to support women to cope up with the physiological and psychological demands of pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 18, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Curbing Antibiotics Misuse
[Ethiopian Herald] Antibiotic resistance is a growing public health concern worldwide. When a person is infected with an antibiotic-resistant bacterium, it is not only difficult to treat that patient but also the antibiotic-resistant bacterium spreads to other people causing severe health complications. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Fighting Against Gender Violence, Aids , PWDs Discrimination
[Ethiopian Herald] Of late , the Federal Public Service, Civil Service University and Ethiopian Kaizen Institute had marked all White Ribbon , Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and AIDS Days at once at Civil Service University Conference Hall. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Authority Accuses Drug Suppliers of Price-Gouging
[Addis Fortune] The eight suppliers are suspected of deliberately increasing the price of medication within the range of four and 100pc (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Service Narrows Down Hospital Construction Bidders to Two
[Addis Fortune] Afro-Tsion Construction Plc and Jiangxi Zhongmei offered the lowest price (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Defence Opens 300 Million Br Hospital in Dire Dawa
[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Defence (MoD) built a new referral hospital worth over 300 million Br at Chegign Tabia, Dire Dawa- 445.7Km from Addis Abeba. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with pelvic organ prolapse among pedestrian back-loading women in Bench Maji Zone - Henok A.
The objective of this study was to determine prevalence and factors associated with pelvi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Addis to Host International Dental Exhibition
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia is set to host the 3rd International Dental Exhibition in Africa slated to be held from December 14 to 16 at the Economic Commission for Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

I knew how it feels but couldn't save my daughter; testimony of an Ethiopian mother on female genital mutilation/cutting - Adinew YM, Mekete BT.
BACKGROUND: World Health Organization defines female genital mutilation/cutting as all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. The practice is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Chinese PLC to Inaugurate Pharmaceutical Plant in Ethiopia
[Ethiopian Herald] Humanwell Healthcare Group, a Chinese based Plc would inaugurate its pharmaceutical factory built at a cost of 20 million USD at Amhara State, learnt The Ethiopian Herald. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:South African University Honours Health Minister
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A South African university has lauded an Ethiopian health minister, Dr Amir Hagos, for the country's "amazing progress in a number of sectors, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, and human resource development". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Community based intervention to prevent domestic violence against women in the reproductive age in Northwestern Ethiopia: a protocol for quasi-experimental study - Semahegn A, Torpey K, Manu A, Assefa N, Ankomah A.
BACKGROUND: Violence against women is a well understood devastating global pandemic, and human right violation. One in three women experienced intimate partner violence worldwide. In Ethiopia, the level of domestic violence against women is one of the high... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Mother, Children in Safe Hands
[Ethiopian Herald] Globally, the annual number of maternal deaths is decreasing substantially. Particularly, since the 1990s, the death rate has declined remarkably. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 22, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Nation Imports Subpar HIV Test Kits From China
[Addis Fortune] The Pharmaceutical Fund& Supply Agency (PFSA) procured an estimated five million HIV test kits worth 2.5 million dollars from Beijing Wanti Biological Enterprise, whose products were found to be below the standard in algorithm tests carried out by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) in August 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Novartis, ASCP and ACS join forces to fight cancer in Ethiopia, Uganda and Tanzania
Novartis, the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) will work together to devise a common approach to improve access to cancer treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Each partner brings unique expertise in cancer diagnosis and treatment. This complements the work the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is doing to improve access to affordable, quality-approved oncology medicines in the region. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Decent Toilets for Women & Girls Vital for Gender Equality
Tim Wainwright is Chief Executive at WaterAidBy Tim WainwrightLONDON, Nov 16 2017 (IPS)This weekend marks World Toilet Day (November 19)– and the news is disheartening. One in three people are still waiting for a toilet; still having to face the indignity and often fear of relieving themselves in the open or using unsafe or unhygienic toilets. Tim Wainwright, CEO, WaterAid UKIt is frustrating that the headline statistics have not made greater progress two years into the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), when having a toilet is such a fundamental boost to gender equality, as well as health, education and economic ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tim Wainwright Tags: Development & Aid Gender Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Ethiopia:AHRI's Rich Contribution to Ethiopia
[Ethiopian Herald] Dr. Tore Godal is an international Public Health Specialist currently working as a Special Adviser on global; health at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. He was instrumental in the initiation of (1973-74) of the UNDP/World Bank, WHO special program for research and training in tropical diseases, leading the programs's pilot project and flagship efforts, immunology of leprosy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa:The Addis Declaration On Immunization
[African Union] We, African Ministers of Health, Finance, Education, Social Affairs, Local Governments attending the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa, which took place from 24 to 25 February 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and convened by the World Health Organization in collaboration with the African Union Commission, are committed to continued investment in immunization programs and a healthy future for all people of the African continent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Women and Malnutrition in Africa
In conclusion, it is arguable that there are improved impacts on nutrition if agricultural interventions are targeted to women and when specific work is done around women’s empowerment (for example, through behaviour change communication), mediated through women’s time use, women’s own health and nutrition status, and women’s access to and control over resources as well as intrahousehold decision-making power. That this may be dismissed out of hand is not unlikely either, given the persistence of male dominance.The post Women and Malnutrition in Africa appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source:...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Raghav Gaiha and Vani Kulkarni Tags: Africa Aid Climate Change Food & Agriculture Gender Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

The Role of Public-Sector Family Planning Programs in Meeting the Demand for Contraception in Sub-Saharan Africa
CONCLUSIONSPFPI provides a useful addition to the indicators currently used to assess progress in reproductive health and family planning programs. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Vulnerability among the vulnerable: younger male street children's experience of physical and sexual abuse in Ethiopia: a qualitative cross-sectional study - Genetu YP, Mekonen KD.
Physical and sexual abuse of male street children is rampant and it become part of their daily encounter on the street. Unknown too many, there are a number of research works done specifically on street children in developing countries. Despite the communa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Who is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe ’s Health Services?
Many children under 15 in Zimbabwe discover their HIV status only when they fall critically ill later in life. Credit: Jeffrey Moyo/ IPSBy Frederic MousseauOAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, Oct 27 2017 (IPS)On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists “who noted that Zimbabwe’s health care system, like many of its public services, has collapsed under Mugabe’s regime.” Another ar...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Frederic Mousseau Tags: Africa Featured Headlines Health Indigenous Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Let ’s Harness the Egalitarian Spirit of Sport for Global Cohesion
Football match to raise awareness on environmental issues in Watamu, Kenya jointly organized by UNESCO, UN Environment and UN Information Center. Credit: @UNESCOBy Ann Therese Ndong Jatta and Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 24 2017 (IPS)24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.In his message to the world the UN Secretary General, Mr Antonio Guterres remarked, “When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable and just world”. Sport has proven to be a cost-effective and flexible tool in promoting peace and development obje...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ann Therese Ndong Jatta and Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Aid Democracy Education Gender Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Predictors of adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisation in Southwest Ethiopia: a prospective cross-sectional study - Angamo MT, Curtain CM, Chalmers L, Yilma D, Bereznicki L.
BACKGROUND: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality in the healthcare system; however, there are no studies reporting on the magnitude and risk factors associated with ADR-related hospitalisation in Ethiopia. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ethiopia:British Ambassador Visits Children's Hospital and Recovery Centre
[PR Newswire] London -HMA Susanna Moorehead was able to see CURE Hospital and Alemachen recovery centre support each other to give hope to children with disabilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Predictors of adverse drug reaction-related hospitalisation in Southwest Ethiopia: a prospective cross-sectional study - Angamo MT, Curtain CM, Chalmers L, Yilma D, Bereznicki L.
BACKGROUND: Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are important causes of morbidity and mortality in the healthcare system; however, there are no studies reporting on the magnitude and risk factors associated with ADR-related hospitalisation in Ethiopia. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Make Vision Count - a Call for a Sight
[Ethiopian Herald] Fitsum Tekola, 26, is resident of Jimma Town in Oromia State. She has been suffering from long sightedness that caused vision problem and challenged her not to effectively perform well in schooling and daily activities for over two decades. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Long Way to Go Towards Medical Tourism - Official, Practitioners
[Ethiopian Herald] Experts and officials in the health sector accented that Ethiopia should exert efforts to reduce the huge foreign currency spent to medical tourism by building its internal capacity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Using satellite data to respond to environmental disasters in Malaysia, Ethiopia and Kenya
(University of Oxford) The challenge of providing a rapid response to environmental disasters as varied as flooding, drought, illegal logging and oil spills is the focus of two new projects in which the University of Oxford is a key partner. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ministry Eyes At Strengthening Onchocerciasis Elimination Efforts
[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Health and development partners disclosed that the program to eliminate Onchocerciasis - disease caused by parasitic worm - is progressing in most affected areas of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Early adversity and psychiatric symptoms - a prospective study on Ethiopian mothers and their children - Isaksson J, Deyessa N, Berhane Y, Hogberg U.
BACKGROUND: Maternal exposure to adversity during the perinatal period has been associated with increased susceptibility for psychiatric symptoms in the offspring. The aim of this study was to investigate a possible developmental effect of maternal perinat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An understanding of pigmentation that is more than just skin deep
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) In an effort to better understand genes affecting skin pigmentation, scientists have generated one of the largest and most comprehensive datasets to date -- by sequencing the genomes of 2,092 ethnically and genetically diverse Africans living in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Botswana. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Sustaining HBV Intervention Success Stories
[Ethiopian Herald] Viral hepatitis result in a potentially life-threatening inflammation of the liver, which is characterized by complications of liver disease. Specifically, hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) viruses alone cause chronic viral hepatitis which is a major global health problem responsible for 57_per cent of liver cirrhosis and 75_per cent of primary liver cancer cases, respectively. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Probiotic Yoghurt Processing Plant Stems in Addis
[Addis Fortune] Seven D Food Factory, a private limited company, opens a probiotic yoghurt processing plant at the cost of 30 million Br. It will start pilot production in the coming week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Smoke Up
[Addis Fortune] Which one should come first, development or health? The Ethiopian government has still not made up its mind, while a glass factory huffs and puffs harmful smoke into the environment dangerously close to the project housing in the Jemo condominium site. This is a small component of what is currently warming up the planet. With increasing population, accruing greenhouse gases and decreasing forests and ocean plants, oxygen is becoming a rare commodity. Consequently, global warming has been blamed for the unp (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Parkinson Another Silent Killer
[Ethiopian Herald] It is not known when people began being affected by Parkinson disease. There is an assumption that the disease is an age-old one. In 1817, an English physician called Dr.Parkinson referred to it the shaking palsy and made a scientific description about it which was published on science journal. His publication is entitled "Essay on the shaking palsy" . He made the assessment in his own clinic with three patients of Parkinson. Sixty years latter, a French researcher who was called Martin Charket again made (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of disability and associated factors in Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia - Chala MB, Mekonnen S, Andargie G, Kebede Y, Yitayal M, Alemu K, Awoke T, Wubeshet M, Azmeraw T, Birku M, Tariku A, Gebeyehu A, Shimeka A, Gizaw Z.
BACKGROUND: Despite the high burden of disability in Ethiopia, little is known about it, particularly in the study area. Hence, this study aimed to investigate the prevalence and factors associated with disability at Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news