Yusuf Haji

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Malaria is one of the most important public health problems in Ethiopia. The objective of this study was to identify the prevalence and associated factors of malaria among children who presented for investigation. A cross-sectional health facility-based study was conducted between October and November 2012 in East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional Sate in(More)
BACKGROUND Poor complementary feeding of children aged 6-23 months contributes to the characteristics negative growth trends and deaths observed in developing countries. Evidences have shown that promotion of appropriate complementary feeding practices reduces the incidence of stunting and leads to better health and growth outcome. This study was aimed at(More)
Early diagnosis is important in preventing mortality from malaria. The hypothesis that guardians’ fear of covert human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing delays presentation of children with suspected malaria was tested. The study design is a cross-sectional survey. The study population consisted of guardians of children with suspected malaria who(More)
Background. Malaria is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. The trend of malaria occurrence remains unknown in the study area. This study is aimed at determining the last five years' trend of malaria occurrence from 2008/09 to 2012/13 in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Methods. A health facility-based retrospective study was conducted in Wolaita Zone(More)
BACKGROUND Iodine deficiency is the world's single most important cause of preventable mental retardation. In Ethiopia, the knowledge and perception of food handlers toward the iodized salt consumption (ISC) was very low. OBJECTIVE To assess knowledge and perception of food handlers toward consumption of iodized salt in Wolaita Sodo town and Sodo Zuria(More)
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