Genet Amare

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Though important in the development of educational materials for the public, community drug use studies are rare in Ethiopia. This community based cross-sectional study was conducted in Addis Ababa between November 1995 and January 1996 to describe community's perception on drugs, identify people's various sources of modern drugs and determine factors(More)
INTRODUCTION In the pre-sulphone and early sulphone years children of leprous parents had been followed in a few prospective studies to observe the development of leprosy. No studies were made of the growth and development of these children. METHODS A prospective, open-ended, cohort study began in 1975 with follow-up of both mothers and their children(More)
We studied the cytokine profiles and cellular compositions in the lesions of borderline lepromatous (BL) and borderline tuberculoid (BT) leprosy patients in order to ascertain the immunological distinctions between these two groups. Using a modified, reliable, noninvasive, suction-induced blister technique to sample lesions, we determined that CD4+ T cells(More)
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