Gebremedhin Kidane

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BACKGROUND No satisfactory strategy for reducing high child mortality from malaria has yet been established in tropical Africa. We compared the effect on under-5 mortality of teaching mothers to promptly provide antimalarials to their sick children at home, with the present community health worker approach. METHODS Of 37 tabias (cluster of villages) in(More)
Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a public health problem in Ethiopia. Periodic supplementation of vitamin A (VA) capsules has developed as a short-term life saving intervention. However, it is important to shift from a subsidized periodic capsule distribution to a more sustainable food-based intervention, which could supply VA in the diet of low income rural(More)
BACKGROUND Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutritional deficiency in adolescent girls from the developing world. One of the recommended interventions to improve iron status in adolescent girls is iron supplementation. Yet the provision of iron supplements to adolescent girls proved to be a challenging task for the health systems across the developing(More)
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