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BACKGROUND Hypertension is an important public health challenge in both economically developed and developing countries. OBJECTIVE To asses the magnitude of hypertension in rural and urban southern Ethiopia. PATIENTS AND METHODS A cross sectional survey was conducted on 979 study participants in Sidama Zone, South Ethiopia from November 1-30, 2008. Data(More)
BACKGROUND African trypanosomiasis affects both humans and livestock in sub-Saharan countries including Ethiopia. Due to limitations to current chemotherapy, there is an urgent need for the development of new, safe, cheap and effective drugs. In the present study, the leaf of Dovyalis abyssinica was tested for its in vivo antitrypanosomal activity against(More)
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