Dermatology in southwestern Ethiopia: rationale for a community approach.

@article{Figueroa1998DermatologyIS,
  title={Dermatology in southwestern Ethiopia: rationale for a community approach.},
  author={Jose I. Figueroa and L C Fuller and Awet Abraha and R J Hay},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={
          752-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Skin diseases represent one of the most frequent causes of morbidity in developing countries; however, little is known about the dermatologic needs of the population. The prevalence of skin disease in two different rural communities in southwestern Ethiopia was determined using descriptive epidemiologic techniques. METHODS A household survey, designed to ascertain demographic information and dermatologic needs, was given to all households in both communities (827). The point… CONTINUE READING

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