Assessment of knowledge and practice of health workers towards tuberculosis infection control and associated factors in public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Gizaw2015AssessmentOK,
  title={Assessment of knowledge and practice of health workers towards tuberculosis infection control and associated factors in public health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study},
  author={Girma Demissie Gizaw and Zewdie Aderaw Alemu and Kelemu Tilahun Kibret},
  booktitle={Archives of public health = Archives belges de sante publique},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis is the leading causes of mortality among infectious diseases worldwide. The risk of transmission from patients to health workers is doubles that of the general population. The close contact to the infectious case before diagnosis is the major risk for tuberculosis infection. The aim of the study was to assess knowledge and practice of health professionals towards tuberculosis infection control and its associated factors in health facilities of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 19 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

Getting started with tables

Archives of public health = Archives belges de sante publique • 2017
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Raising awareness of health care providers about MERSCoV infection in public hospitals in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit • 2017

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 references

Knowledge and practice of private practitioners in TB control in Addis Ababa.

The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease • 2006
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients under directly observed treatment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases • 2013
View 1 Excerpt

Barriers and facilitators affecting tuberculosis infection control practices of Russian Health Care Workers

G MannWWVolchenkov, JL Larson
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis • 2012
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…