Yohannes Addisu

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BACKGROUND Early treatment seeking for cough is crucial in the prevention and control of Tuberculosis. This study was intended to assess treatment seeking intention of people with cough of more than two weeks, and to identify its predictors. METHODS A community based cross-sectional study was conducted among 763 individuals with cough of more than two(More)
Background: The youth is vulnerable to risky sexual behaviors that could lead to unfavorable health outcomes. Youth communication can be one of the most effective strategies in reducing risky sexual behaviors. Only a little has been explored about the role of a parent influence in protecting youths from risky sexual behaviors. Thus, this study tried to(More)
Background: Diabetes is a chronic and irreversible disease that lasts, lifelong, directly concerns any individual of all ages and their relatives, and brings heavy economic burden, affects self-care activities and shortens life expectancy due to the chronic damages it causes, Thus, before considering any possible intervention it was imperative to assess(More)
BACKGROUND In spite of the massive spending and extensive family-planning promotion, many poor people in the third world remain reluctant to use modern contraceptive method. Mostly when they use modern contraceptives, their continuation rates are often low. Reproductive health can improve women's nutrition; in return better nutrition can improve(More)
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