American Journal of Health Research

Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019

  • Malaria Outbreak Investigation in Pastoral Communities of BenaTsemay District, Southern Ethiopia: A Case Control Study

    Mebratu Shite Wondimu, Endrias Markos Woldesemayat, Tsehay Ayele Aselle

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 31-37
    Received: Mar. 04, 2018
    Accepted: Jul. 10, 2019
    Published: Jul. 26, 2019
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    Abstract: Over 60% (60 million) of Ethiopian populations live in areas at risk for malaria. On June 17 /2017, surveillance data from BenaTsemay district showed that the district was experiencing an unusual high number of malaria cases in three kebeles (lowest administrative unit). We investigated the outbreak to describe malaria epidemiology in the district,... Show More
  • Knowledge, Attitude and Practiceon Prevention of Iron Deficiency Anemia Among Pregnant Women Attending Ante Natal Care Unitat Public Hospitals of Harar Town, Eastern Ethiopia

    Masresha Leta Serbesa, Maleda Tefera Iffa

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019
    Pages: 38-45
    Received: Feb. 21, 2019
    Accepted: May 17, 2019
    Published: Jul. 31, 2019
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    Abstract: Background: Globally, the most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency, which is responsible for about half of anemia cases in pregnancy, and it is estimated that in developed countries 38% of pregnant women have iron depletion. In developing countries, the major causes of anemia in pregnancy are nutritional deficiencies, parasitic infestations, ... Show More