Abaya Mulugeta

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A cross sectional study to determine the prevalence and socioeconomic importance of major metacestodes of cattle was conducted from November 2007 to April 2008 at Wolaita Soddo abattoir. Accordingly, of 415 randomly selected slaughtered cattle, 11.3% and 15.4% were infected with Cysticercus bovis and hydatid cysts, respectively. The anatomical distributions(More)
OBJECTIVE Estimate levels of and identify factors contributing to child malnutrition in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Rural communities from four zones of Tigray. SUBJECTS Three hundred and eighteen under five children representing 587 randomly selected households were included. RESULTS Among the children(More)
Background: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection rapidly progresses in children. If not put on a treatment nearly half of them would be dead by the second year of infection. Highly Active Antiretroviral Treatment (HAART) consistently improved survival of children infected with the virus and contributed to prevent new infections. Baseline factors(More)
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