Ethiopia: Leaders Inaugurate Jimma University Hospital
[ENA] Jimma -Leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti have jointly inaugurated the newly built Jimma University Hospital today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Amgen And Direct Relief Partner To Aid Cancer Patients In 18 Developing Countries
Amgen Donates $93 Million Worth of Cancer Medicines THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Direct Relief today announced a joint initiative in which Direct Relief will distribute $93 million worth of Amgen donated cancer treatments and supportive care medicines. This donation will provide cancer patients in 18 developing countries access to Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim), NEUPOGEN® (filgrastim) and Vectibix® (panitumumab). Patients will access the donated medicines through Direct Relief-partner hospitals and clinics in the following countries: Ar...
Source: Amgen News Release - December 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Political Commitment Key to Health for All
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations Offices in Nairobi, October 30, 2014. Credit: REUTERS/Thomas MukoyaBy Ban Ki-moonNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 2018 (IPS)One of my proudest accomplishments as the former UN secretary-general was playing a part in the ambitious global agenda for sustainable development (SDGs), including the goal of universal health coverage (UHC) by 2030. Kenya’s leadership was key. To give momentum to the SDGs an Open Working Group was established in 2013. One of the co-chairs of the working group was Ambassador Macharia Kamau, who was the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ban Ki-moon Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Women's Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Premier Inaugurates Jimma Hospital, Park
[Addis Fortune] The first phase of the Jimma Industrial park was inaugurated yesterday with the presence of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), President of Djibouti Ismael Omar Guelleh and President of Sudan Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Authority Eases Registration, Licensing for Medicine
[Addis Fortune] The Food& Drug Authority, the nation's food and medicine regulator, has issued a circular to ease the registration and licensing requirements for medical supply equipment importers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Govt Launches Findings of 1st Population Based HIV Impact Assessment
[ENA] Addis Ababa -The findings of the first nationwide population based HIV impact assessment study launched. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

'I should not feed such a weak woman'. Intimate partner violence among women living with podoconiosis: a qualitative study in northern Ethiopia - Tsegay G, Deribe K, Deyessa N, Addissie A, Davey G, Cooper M, Trueba ML.
BACKGROUND: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Research indicates that adults suffering from long term, disabling conditions are more likely to be victims of IPV due to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and associated factors among pregnant women in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Alebel A, Kibret GD, Wagnew F, Tesema C, Ferede A, Petrucka P, Bobo FT, Birhanu MY, Tadesse AA, Eshetie S.
BACKGROUND: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) during pregnancy is a serious public health concern globally. Within Sub-Saharan Africa nearly 40% of women reported abuse by their intimate partners. In Ethiopia, study findings regarding prevalence and associat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Ethiopia: What Puts Children in Ethiopia More At Risk of Being Injured
[The Conversation Africa] Children in poorer countries are far more at risk of death and disability from injuries than their developed-world peers. These injuries include; road traffic injuries, drownings, poisoning, falls, burns and intentional injuries - like harm caused by another person. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Putting Communities At the Heart of the Fight Against Desert Locusts
[Addis Fortune] Desert Locusts have been costly to combat, because efforts are made after plagues have already started. Maintaining the capacity to predict plagues will have multiple advantages, but this could be strengthened by engaging communities, writes Mathew Abang, a crop production officer at the Food& Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Fails to Exploit Rich Traditional Medicine - Public Health Institute
[ENA] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is not benefiting from its rich traditional medicine despite the huge resources and endowments, according to Ethiopian Public Health Institute. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A harmful traditional practice exposing young girls to experience virgin pregnancy (Shilshalo): a qualitative study in Argoba community, Amhara National Regional State, Ethiopia - Belete YM, Atlaw NK.
BACKGROUND: There are various harmful traditional practices and beliefs across the different parts of Ethiopia. Shilshalo, which is yet little known about, is one of these practices existing in Argoba, a community in Amhara National Regional State of Ethio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual violence, schooling and silence: teacher narratives from a secondary school in Ethiopia - Altinyelken HK, Mat ML.
Sexual violence is recognised as a public health and human rights problem worldwide. Although schools are expected to be safe places for young people and are envisaged as institutions that challenge social injustices, they are increasingly identified as si... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Magnitude, causes and characteristics of trauma victims visiting Emergency and Surgical Units of Dilchora Hospital, Eastern Ethiopia - Bulto LN, Dessie Y, Geda B.
The objective of this study was to examine the magnitude, caus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The essential oil of myrrh is a powerful natural medicine for wound management
(Natural News) Most people know myrrh as an aromatic, but not so much as a natural medicinal treatment. A study in the Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Journal, however, has proven that it does have remarkable medicinal benefits, among which are faster healing from wounds and protection from bacterial infections. What most people recognize as myrrh is actually... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnitude of postpartum depression and associated factors among women in Mizan Aman town, Bench Maji zone, Southwest Ethiopia - Toru T, Chemir F, Anand S.
BACKGROUND: The first 12 months after childbirth may represent a high-risk time for depression. In Ethiopia there is a paucity of evidence about its magnitude and associated factors during that period. So, the aim of this study was to assess the magnitude ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Child marriage and relationship quality in Ethiopia - John NA, Edmeades J, Murithi L, Barre I.
Child marriage is prevalent in Africa, with almost 40% of girls being married before age 18. Although child marriage is linked to a range of adverse outcomes, including intimate partner violence, little is known about the quality of these marriages in term... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Hospital Installs Oxygen Machine
[Addis Fortune] Saint Paulos Hospital Millenium Medical College inaugurated an oxygen gas making machine at a cost of 200 million Br. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Guidance Note: Responding to Sexual Violence Against Males and Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Published: 9/2018. This 16-page guidance note raises awareness on violence that is perpetrated against men and boys during humanitarian crises, and offers direction for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and partner protection staff, gender and gender-based violence focal persons, community representatives, and other concerned parties working in the Ethiopia context, on how to engage men and boys in sexual and gender-based violence prevention efforts. It discusses how the meaningful engagement of men and boys in community discussions, meetings, ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers say that a traditional Ethiopian plant shows potential as a natural cure for malaria
(Natural News) It might have been eliminated as a public health problem in the U.S., but malaria continues to plague many other parts of the world. In Ethiopia, the infectious disease is traditionally treated using the Kleinia abyssinica herb. Local researchers have reported that the root of this African medicinal plant contains natural substances that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preventing violence against refugee adolescent girls: findings from a cluster randomised controlled trial in Ethiopia - Stark L, Asghar K, Seff I, Yu G, Tesfay Gessesse T, Ward L, Assazenew Baysa A, Neiman A, Falb KL.
INTRODUCTION: Interpersonal violence is a critical public health concern in humanitarian contexts, but evidence of effective violence prevention programmes targeting adolescent girls is lacking. We investigated the efficacy of a life skills and safe spaces... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethiopia: U.S. Government, Ethiopian Public Health Institute (Ephi) Prepares Laboratory Leaders
[U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa] The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) helped organize two weeks of Laboratory Leadership and Management training for 60 senior managers from laboratories around the country at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) on November 5-16, 2018 in Addis Ababa. The training is a critical requirement for laboratory accreditation, a flagship program for the Minister of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Authority Prohibits Impotency Drugs
[Addis Fortune] Food& Drug Authority (FDA) prohibited the sale of sildenafil citrate, tablets known by the trade name Vega, without a physician's prescription. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Salt Producers Join Hands to Curb Iodine Deficiency
[Addis Fortune] In a bid to join hands and curb challenges in the industry, close to 15 iodized-salt producing companies have formed an association. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mobile workers in north Ethiopia vulnerable to visceral leishmaniasis transmission
(PLOS) Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a life-threatening disease transmitted by the bite of a sand fly. Between 3,700 to 7,400 people in Ethiopia are infected annually, particularly in the northern, agricultural regions with favorable climate and environment to sand fly vectors. A study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases by Rebecca Coulborn from Epicentre, France, and colleagues suggests that transitory populations in Ethiopia may be particularly vulnerable to acquisition of and death from VL infections. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 8, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Invasive weed from Africa found to be an excellent protective agent for the kidneys, according to new study
(Natural News) Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) is a commonly used chemical for dry-cleaning. Unfortunately, exposure to this substance can lead to damaged kidneys. A study, conducted by researchers from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Quaid-i-Azam University, and Ethiopian Public Health Institute, has shown that Sida cordata can be used to treat CCl4-induced kidney damage. The kidneys are a pair... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yellow fever kills 10 people in Ethiopia as officials send 1.45million vaccines
The World Health Organization is sending yellow fever vaccines to Ethiopia after 35 people have become infected in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Socio-economic, trafficking exposures and mental health symptoms of human trafficking returnees in Ethiopia: using a generalized structural equation modelling - Gezie LD, Yalew AW, Gete YK, Azale T, Brand T, Zeeb H.
BACKGROUND: Mental health problems among trafficked persons could be the result of concomitantly interwoven effects of various factors. Analyzing the networked relationships concurrently could be a more substantive approach to better understand the role of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of depression among patients with HIV/AIDS in Hawassa, Ethiopia, cross-sectional study - Duko B, Geja E, Zewude M, Mekonen S.
BACKGROUND: Globally, 350 million people are affected by depression and 800,000 people die due to suicide every year due to depression. People living with HIV/AIDS face different challenges, including HIV-related perceived stigma, lack of social support an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Yellow fever kills 10 in Ethiopia, WHO ships 1.45 million vaccines
The World Health Organization is releasing more than a million doses of yellow fever vaccine from its emergency stockpile after the deadly mosquito-borne disease killed 10 people in southwestern Ethiopia, a WHO report said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ambitious Agenda, Ambitious Financing? UNGA Shows a Long Way Still to Go for SDGs
Discussions around the strategy’s launch revealed plenty of evidence recognising the urgency of transforming economic and financial systems to advance sustainable development. Research by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched on the morning of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting, points to alarming trends in several of the SDGs.Four hundred million people are likely to be living in extreme poverty in 2030; there is slow progress in reducing inequalities in wealth, income or gender; world hunger is on the rise; and access to safe water and sanitation is actually in decline in some countries.T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Garett and Kathryn Tobin Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

An Ethiopian ethnomedicine found to regulate blood sugar levels in diabetics
(Natural News) Scientists have established that the bracted bugleweed (Ajuga remota) is able to significantly reduce blood sugar levels, supporting its traditional use as a treatment for diabetes. The study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, analyzed the phytochemical composition of the herb and examined its anti-diabetes ability in vivo. The bracted bugleweed is a plant common in East... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

East Africa:Regional Countries Move to Monitor Drugs Released Into Market
[East African] Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Kenya have launched a programme to monitor drugs released into the market. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sexual assault in Ethiopian contexts: data from a large sample of women and girls presenting at two hospital-based, limited-resource sexual assault treatment clinics - Murphy BA, Manning-Geist B, Conrad A, Chao SJ, Desalegn D, Richards A, Borovali M, Sexton S, Goedken J.
This study presents data from a large sample of clinic-evaluated sexual assault survivors ( N = 1,667) in Ethiopia between 2009 and 2015, one of the largest such samples ever analyzed in an African country. Statistical analyses revealed a disproportionate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethiopia:The MoH Launches the 7th Round National Health Account (Nha)
[WHO] A health account (HA) aims to generate up-to-date empirical evidence on spending in health care in order to inform health policy formulation and development. The Ethiopian government is committed to track spending on health regularly every two or three years and six rounds of health accounts were conducted since the HA introduced in to the country in 2000. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Regulates Lead-Based Paints
[Addis Fortune] Council of Ministers approved a regulation for the ban (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Refugee girls gain from effort to teach life skills
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood within the evaluation period, according to the results of randomized controlled trials in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The studies, which appear in BMJ: Global Health, were led by researchers in the Program on Forced Migration and Health at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia:National Plan to Prevent Diseases Emerges
[Addis Fortune] A five-year national plan, One Health Strategic Plan, that will enable Ethiopia to prevent, control, and respond to new and known infections was launched today. A memorandum of understanding, to be implemented in partnership with the United States, was also signed with four Ministries. The signatories along with the United States were the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The MRC funds £2m study to address global mental health stigma
A landmark global study that looks to understand and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental ill health has received a£2 million grant award from the MRC. The Indigo Partnership is one of the largest studies of its kind and will develop and test new methods to reduce stigma in China, Ethiopia, India and Tunisia. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

MRC funds £2m study to address global mental health stigma
A landmark global study that looks to understand and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental ill health has received a£2 million grant award from the MRC. The Indigo Partnership is one of the largest studies of its kind and will develop and test new methods to reduce stigma in China, Ethiopia, India and Tunisia. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Mothers in Ethiopia’s Oromia region are supported after childbirth for 40 days
Why women in Ethiopia's Oromia region hold a special ceremony for a mother, five days after she gives birth. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of post-traumatic stress disorder among survivors of road traffic accidents in Ethiopia - Yohannes K, Gebeyehu A, Adera T, Ayano G, Fekadu W.
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stress disorder is the most common mental disorders occurring among survivors of road traffic accident. However, research into post-traumatic stress disorder and correlates in low and middle-income countries is limited. To the be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

End Tuberculosis by Empowering Community Health Workers
Credit: Nichole Sobecki / The Global FundBy David BrydenWASHINGTON DC, Sep 24 2018 (IPS)“I’m alive because of support from my family and the community health worker who brought medicine directly to my house, accompanied me during treatment and gave me hope. Without care and human support, there’s no way I could be here today,” says Melquiades Huauya, a survivor of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) from Peru. From his harrowing experience with tuberculosis (TB), Huauya now knows a lot about how to stop it, the world’s biggest infectious disease killer. The disease, which claims about 4...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Bryden Tags: Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The cabbage tree relieves pain and inflammation without any of the side effects caused by conventional drugs
(Natural News) A local tree has captured the interest of Ethiopian researchers for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities. They reported that the leaves of the cabbage tree (Moringa stenopetala) could relieve disease-induced inflammation and pain without causing adverse side effects attributed to pharmaceutical drugs. Both inflammation and pain can cause severe problems if left untreated. Acute, chronic,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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