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Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia.
Study was conducted in two sub-districts in northwestern Ethiopia to compile and analyse knowledge on the use of medicinal plants for treatment or prevention of human ailments by three socio-culturalExpand
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Febrile illnesses of different etiology among outpatients in four health centers in Northwestern Ethiopia.
Fever of different etiology is common in tropical and subtropical countries of the world. Etiological agents of febrile illnesses were assessed in 653 acute febrile patients aged 3 to 17 years whoExpand
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Ethnobotanical study of antimalarial plants in Shinile District, Somali Region, Ethiopia, and in vivo evaluation of selected ones against Plasmodium berghei.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE The study documented medicinal plants that are traditionally used for treatment of malaria in Shinile District, eastern Ethiopia, and evaluated selected medicinalExpand
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In Vivo anti-malarial activities of Clerodendrum myricoides, Dodonea angustifolia and Aloe debrana against Plasmodium berghei
Background: Malaria caused by the parasite Plasmodium falciparum is an acute disease which kills an estimated 863,000 people per year according to the WHO report of 2009. The fight against malaria isExpand
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Undernutrition and associated risk factors among school age children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
BackgroundCauses of child undernutrition are diverse and change in space and time. Investigating current determinants of undernutrition remains vital to design an effective intervention strategy. TheExpand
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Therapeutic efficacy of Artemether/Lumefantrine (Coartem®) against Plasmodium falciparum in Kersa, South West Ethiopia
BackgroundArtemether/Lumefantrine (Coartem®) has been used as a first-line treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum infection since 2004 in Ethiopia. In the present study the therapeuticExpand
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Trypanosomosis of cattle in selected districts of Awi zone, northwestern Ethiopia
  • N. Kebede, A. Animut
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Tropical Animal Health and Production
  • 15 February 2009
Bovine trypanosomosis is a serious agricultural problem in Ethiopia. About 200,000 km of the land is infested with the tsetse flies (Keno 2005). It is one of the most significant and costly diseasesExpand
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Past five-year trend, current prevalence and household knowledge, attitude and practice of malaria in Abeshge, south-central Ethiopia
BackgroundIn Ethiopia malaria remains a leading cause of outpatient consultation despite massive control efforts. This study was aimed at analysing 5-year retrospective trend and current prevalenceExpand
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Malaria severity status in patients with soil-transmitted helminth infections.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the possible impact of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infection on malaria severity, level of parasitaemia and clearance/reduction of Plasmodium parasites followingExpand
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Malaria and related outcomes in patients with intestinal helminths: a cross-sectional study
BackgroundThe effects of helminth co-infection on malaria in humans remain uncertain. This study aimed to evaluate the nature of association of intestinal helminths with prevalence and clinicalExpand
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