Yilkal Tafere

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The estimated HIV prevalence among pregnant women in Ethiopia is 1.2 percent and unfortunately one of every 3 children born to these women gets infected with HIV. Elimination of these mother-to-child transmissions (MTCT) of HIV is possible through HIV testing during pregnancy and taking antiretroviral medications. However, only 24 percent of the pregnant(More)
This study was conducted to determine the knowledge and practice of pregnant women attending specialist antenatal clinics (ANCs) concerning malaria, ITN (insecticide-treated net) utilization and antimalarial treatment. The study recruited 225 women who voluntarily presented at ANCs in Jimma town, Ethiopia. A pre-tested questionnaire was administered. A(More)
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