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BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant public health problem leading to high morbidity and mortality both in adults and children. Reports on childhood TB and its treatment outcome are limited. In this retrospective study, we analyzed the epidemiology and treatment outcomes of TB among children in Addis Ababa. METHODS Children registered for TB(More)
ii The author: Matthew P. McCartney is a Senior Researcher specializing in hydrology and wetland utilization at the subregional office for Nile Basin and East Africa of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Acknowledgements: This paper is a contribution to a research project entitled " Improved planning of large dam(More)
Despite of the sanitation measures in municipal abattoirs to reduce contamination, Escherichia coli continues to be a health hazard. The present study was conducted on 150 apparently healthy slaughtered cattle at municipal abattoir and in 50 different butcher shops in Hawassa town, Ethiopia. The objectives of the study were investigating the occurrence and(More)
Due to the significantly fast urban expansion and increased industrial activities, the soils in the farms in Addis Ababa are contaminated by some toxic and potentially toxic elements (As, V, Cr, Fe, Co, Ni, Cu, B, Ba, Sr, Zn, Mn, Pb and Cd) in varying degrees. The mean concentrations of Cr, Ni, As and B in most of the soil farms were found to be higher than(More)
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