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Assessment of drug use among pregnant women in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
To assess the drug use among antenatal care (ANC) attendant pregnant women in Addis Ababa.
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The use of medicinal plants in self-care in rural central Ethiopia.
Medicinal plants are an important element of Ethiopian traditional medicine. This questionnaire survey examined the extent and type of medicinal plants used in self-care by rural Ethiopian community.Expand
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Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia
Traditional medicine (TM) has been a major source of health care in Ethiopia as in most developing countries around the world. This survey examined the extent and factors determining the use of TMExpand
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Knowledge on breast cancer and its prevention among women household heads in Northern Ethiopia
Background: Breast cancer (BC) is one of the malignant diseases taking the lion’s share role in the devastating effects caused by cancer. BC related awareness and practice of females are known toExpand
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Highly active antiretroviral therapy adherence and its determinants in selected hospitals from south and central Ethiopia
To determine the adherence rate and its determinants among people living with HIV/AIDS on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in selected governmental hospitals from central and southExpand
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Pattern of drug use in Addis Ababa community.
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 AbabaExpand
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Herbalists in Addis Ababa and Butajira central Ethiopia: mode of service delivery and traditional pharmaceutical practice.
Objective: To assess herbalist’s mode of service delivery and describe their traditional pharmaceutical practices. Methods: In-depth interviews of herbalists were conducted in Addis Ababa andExpand
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Quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS and on highly active antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia
The Amharic version of the Short Form-36 Health Survey (SF-36) was used to measure quality of life among patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) at selected governmental hospitals inExpand
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Prevalence of Khat, Cigarette and Alcohol Use Among Students of Technology and Pharmacy, Addis Ababa University
Khat (fresh leaves and shoots of Catha edulis ), cigarette and alcohol are widely used in Ethiopia; particularly the use of khat among students is increasing. The objective of this study is toExpand
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Regular Khat (Catha edulis) chewing is associated with elevated diastolic blood pressure among adults in Butajira, Ethiopia: A comparative study
BackgroundFresh leaves and buds of the Khat plant (Catha edulis) contain Cathinone, an amphetamine like alkaloid responsible for its pharmacological action. Chewing of Khat has been associated with aExpand
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