Alemayehu Bayray
College of Health Sciences, Bahrain
Cross-sectional studyAbortionGynecologyMedicineEnvironmental health
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#2Alemayehu Bayray (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
Last. Simegnew Handebo (University of Gondar)
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Background: Every student has the potential to do well in school. Failing to provide good nutrition puts them at risk for missing out on meeting that potential and leads to long-term irreversible damage to cognitive development. However, taking action today to provide healthier choices in schools can help set students up for a successful future full of possibilities. So, this study is aimed at assessing the effect of nutritional status on academic performance of school-aged children. Methods: A ...
Introductions: Postnatal period is neglected in Ethiopia and receives relatively little attention compared to the other components of the health extension program. Given that a large number of women and their newborns remain at home during and immediately after birth and strengthening postnatal follow up service is a key strategy. Objective: To assess how postnatal home visits influence the identification of young infants with possible serious bacterial infections in woredas in Southern Zone of ...
#1Almaz BerheH-Index: 1
#2Alemayehu BayrayH-Index: 2
Last. Lee RooseveltH-Index: 2
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#1Alemayehu Bayray (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
#2Haftu BerheH-Index: 3
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Background: Foetal life and early childhood years are the phases when growth and development are maximum, coinciding with a period of great vulnerability to sub-optimal environment. Nutrition during the entire life cycle is a key driver of growth and development. Children < 2 years are the most vulnerable segment of the community. Appropriate evidence-based feeding practices are essential for attaining and maintaining proper nutrition and health. Objective: The aim of the study was to assess the...
#1Alemayehu Bayray (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
#2Kidanu Gebremariam Meles (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 1
Last. Yosef Sibhatu (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)
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Background Hypertension is a globally recognized threat to social and economic development with premature morbidity and mortality. In middle and low-income countries hypertension appears to be increasing. However, sufficient data on this silent-killer is not available in Ethiopia. Therefore, this study examined the magnitude and risk factors for hypertension among public servants in Tigray, Ethiopia. Methods We used a cross-sectional survey from May-June 2016 among 1525 public servants in Tigray...
#1Mekdemariam Getachew (Aksum University)H-Index: 1
#2Mebrahtu Abay (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
Last. Alemayehu Bayray (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
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Globally, anemia is a public health problem affecting the life of more than two billion people. Pregnant women are at high risk of iron deficiency anemia due to increased nutrient requirement during pregnancy. Iron-folic acid supplementation is the main strategy for prevention and control of iron deficiency anemia and its effectiveness depends on adherence to Iron-Folic Acid tablets. In the refugee camps of Ethiopia, despite the efforts made to reduce iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy, inf...
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#1Mussie Alemayehu (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 8
#2Henock Yebyo (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 13
Last. Gelila Goba (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 2
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Every year, an estimated 19–20 million unsafe abortions take place, almost all in developing countries, leading to 68,000 deaths and millions more injured many permanently. Many women throughout the world, experience more than one abortion in their lifetimes. Repeat abortion is an indicator of the larger problem of unintended pregnancy. This study aimed to identify determinants of repeat abortion in Tigray Region, Ethiopia. Unmatched case–control study was conducted in hospitals in Tigray Region...
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#1L. Lewis Wall (WashU: Washington University in St. Louis)H-Index: 24
#2Shewaye Belay (College of Health Sciences, Bahrain)H-Index: 2
Last. Mitiku Gabrehiwot (Mekelle University)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Objective To investigate knowledge and beliefs about menstruation in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. Methods Between May 5 and May 25, 2015, a cross-sectional survey using semi-structured questionnaires was undertaken in 10 subdistricts (5 urban, 5 rural) in the Tigray Region of northern Ethiopia by trained data collectors (native speakers of the local languages). Individuals in randomly selected households who were aged 10 years or older and who were willing to participate were asked va...
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