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Abstracts have been accepted for the 31st EPHA Annual conference to be held from 15 to 17 March 2020 at Intercontinental Addis Hotel in Addis Ababa.

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NB: the list of accepted abstracts posted here.

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Abstract Title

Author/s

2429

Effects of environmental modification on the diversity and positivity of Anopheline mosquito aquatic habitats at Arjo-Dedessa irrigation development site, Southwest Ethiopia

Dawit Hawaria

2404

Spatial clustering and the determinants of childhood anemia in Ethiopia

Erkihun Tadesse

2837

Incidence of Respiratory distress and its predictors among neonates admitted at neonatal intensive care unit, Black Lion Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018

Yared Asmare Aynalem

2887

maternal death data analysis from 2005-2010 in south wollo zone,Amhara region ,Ethiopia,2011 E.C

Belay Golie Yimer

2480

FACTORS AFFECTING PROVISIONS OF QUALITY EMERGENCY OBSTETRIC AND NEWBORN CARE SERVICES IN DIREDAWA, ETHIOPIA

Girma ALemu Wami

3032

Determinants of cervical precancerous lesion among women screened in selected hospitals of Oromia region, Ethiopia: unmatched case-control study

Yohanned Tekalegn 

2752

Time to lost to follow up and associated factor among adult ART client those on anti -retro viral therapy at Dubti teaching and referal hospital, north east Ethiopia, from 2013 to 2018

Kebena Eliyas Tolosa 

2881

Influence of Social Norm on Early Childbearing and Contraceptive Use among Young Women in Rural Ethiopia: Implication for Health Promotion

Tariku Dingeta Amante

2633

EVALUATION OF IMMUNOMODULATORY PROPERTY OF THE HYDROALCOHOLIC ROOT EXTRACT AND SOLVENT FRACTIONS OF CYPHOSTEMMA ADENOCAULE IN MICE.

Dehnnet Abebe Gashu 

2491

Infant feeding practices among human immune virus exposed infants in Ethiopia: systematic review and meta-analysis Habtamu

Habtamu Temesgen

2544

CAFFEINE, ALCOHOL, KHAT, AND TOBACCO USE DURING PREGNANCY IN BUTAJIRA, SOUTH CENTRAL ETHIOPIA: A COMMUNITY BASED CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

Alehegn Aderaw Alamneh

2364

Increased HIV-1C Pretreatment Drug Resistance with
Consistent Clade Homogeneity among ART naïve HIV-1 infected
individuals in Ethiopia

Mulugeta Kiros

2426

Immune response patterns among early smear
converter and non-converter tuberculosis patients
 initiated on DOTS

Derbie Alemu Tareke

2457 

Effect of Telephone Intervention Program on self-care adherence among Hypertensive Patients, North West Ethiopia: Quasi-experimental study design.

Bekele Tesfaye

2511 

Poly substance use behavior among male population in Ethiopia: Finding from the 2016 EDHS

Bezawit Ketema Dessie

2728 

The effect of religious fasting on human health: a focus on the Orthodox Church

Taddese Alemu Zerfu

2593

Exploring Geographical Variations and Inequalities in Access to Improved Water and Sanitation in Ethiopia: Mapping and Spatial Analysis

Muluken Azage Yenesew

2967

Short-term Effects of Ambient Air Pollution (〖PM〗_(2.5)) on Daily Hospital Mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Abera Kumie Takele

3014

Incidence and Pattern of Childhood Cancer in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Amanuel Belay Simane

2450

USING PULSE OXIMETRY TOGETHER WITH INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD ILLNESS IS COST-EFFECTIVE TO DIAGNOSE SEVERE PNEUMONIA: A CLUSTER RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL

Solomon Hailemariam

2460

The Twin Epidemics: Prevalence of TB/HIV Co-infection and its Associated Factors in Ethiopia; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Bekele Tesfaye

2995

Determinants of Acute Asthma Attack among Adult Asthmatic Patients Visiting Hospitals of Tigray, Ethiopia, 3 2019: Case Control Study.

Melaku Negash Tesfay

2611

Determinants of Anemia among Pregnant Women attending antenatal care in Bale-Robe Town health facilities-Bale zone, Southeast Ethiopia, 2019

Mohammed Hasen Badeso

2861

Predictors for postpartum glucose intolerance in women with gestational diabetes mellitus in Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study based on the updated diagnostic criteria

Achenef Asmamaw Muche

2551

Level of self-care practice among diabetic patients in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Daniel Bekele Ketema

2949

The effect of “universal test and treat” program on HIV treatment outcomes & patient survival among a cohort of adults taking antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Gurage zone

Tadele Girum

2683

Body circumferences as options for women’s nutritional screening in large scale community-based studies. An application of data from the EAT Addis study

Tigest Shiferaw

2979 

Influence of intrauterine growth on child growth faltering in the first one to two years of life

Meselech Assegid

2326

The subsequent childhood effects of stillbirth and abortion, a longitudinal study

Berhanu Elfu Feleke 

2383

Association between Male Involvement in Ante Natal Care, Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness and women’s use of institutional delivery in West Arsi Zone South Ethiopia

Bikila Lencha Gemechu

2760

The Role of Faith in Gender Equality: The Experience of EOTC

Haregewoin Cherinet 

2659

Determinants of birth interval practice among reproductive age women in Gedeo zone, South Ethiopia; 2018: A case control study

Abebaw Abeje Muluneh

2957

Effect of scaling up family planning on maternal survival in Ethiopia: Spectrum modeling

Abebaw Wasie Kasahun 

2623

Analysis of Caesarean section rate using Robson Ten Group Classification System at Hawassa University Referral Hospital, South Ethiopia: Results from a birth registration

Abdella Amano Abdo

2567

Low Contraceptive Utilization among Young Married Women is associated with Perceived Social Norms and Believes in Contraceptive Myths in Rural Ethiopia: A community-based Survey

Tariku Dingeta Amante

2443

Reasons for not Utilization of Intrauterine Device among Short Term Modern Contraceptive Users in Hossana Town, Southern Ethiopia: A Qualitative Study

Demelash Woldeyohannes Handiso 

2380

HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS INFECTION DISCLOSURE STATUS TO INFECTED SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN BALE ZONE, SOUTHEAST ETHIOPIA: CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY

Bikila Lencha Gemechu

2366

Process Evaluation of Comprehensive Sexuality Education among first-year students in Arba Minch University: Qualitative study

Negussie Boti Sidamo

2747

ADHERENCE TO ADJUVANT HORMONAL THERAPY AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER ATTENDING AT TIKUR ANBESSA SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL, ADDIS ABABA ETHIOPIA, 2019

Zerko Wako Beko

2720

ANTIDIABETIC EFFECT OF M. STENOPETALA: Evidences from Animal Experiments

Hailemichael Mekonnen Alemu

2340

Survival of Intensive Care Unit Patients among Referral Hospitals in Amhara Region, a Prospective Cohort Study.
Track Health Services Delivery

Berhanu elfu feleke

2355

The effect of hourly nursing rounds on patient satisfaction at Debre Markos Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: A non-randomized controlled clinical trial.

Henok Mulugeta Teshome

2371

Perceived Barriers for Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer in Ethiopia: The Patients and Health system Perspective

Aragaw Tesfaw Desale

2515

Cost of airtime, network and battery charge problems limited the Informal mhealth Practices of Health Extension Workers in Contributing to Universal Healthcare Coverage in Ethiopia

 Kassahun Alemu Gelaye

2543

Patterns of Healthcare Utilisation for Low Back Pain: A Population-based Study in Ethiopia

Getahun Kebede Beyera

2704

Compassion and respectful caring among health workforce in North Shoa health care facility: A mixed methods study.

Kemal Jemal Mohammed

2715

Reaching targets for timely access to emergency obstetric and newborn services in Ethiopia: modeling status quo and intermediate health system improvements toward target

Atkure Defar Deghebo

2888

Residential and wealth related inequalities on vaccination utilization among children aged 12-23 months in Ethiopia based on the 2016 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey: Multivariate Decomposition Analysis

Ayal Debie

2960

Barriers and facilitators of referral services in Ethiopia: The Case of USAID Transform Primary Health Care Project

Aynalem Hailemichael Frew

2329

Epidemiology of depression in people with tuberculosis in East Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Wondale Getinet Alemu

2463

Epidemiology of Postnatal Depression and its associated factors in Africa: a Systematic review and Meta-analysis

Temesgen Yihunie Akalu

2337

The effect of pregnancy on hemoglobin concentration of pregnant women, a longitudinal study.

berhanu elfu feleke

2504

Longitudinal Episodes of Under nutrition and its Predictors among HIV Positive Adults in Public Hospitals, Guraghe Zone: Linear Mixed model

  Abdu Oumer Abdu

2506

Predictors of Low MNA assessment among Elderly in Eastern Ethiopia: Neglected Health issue

Abdu Oumer Abdu

2655

CORRELATION BETWEEN AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY, DIETARY DIVERSITY, HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY AND WASTING AMONG 6-59 MONTHS OLD CHILDREN IN AMBASSEL WOREDA, NORTH EAST ETHIOPIA,

Sisay Eshete Tadesse

2679

Effects of famine exposure during first 1000 days of life on Adulthood Cognitive Functions among Survivors of the 1983-85 Ethiopian Great Famine: A Historical Cohort Study in Northeast Ethiopia

Getachew Arage Debebe

2810

Health Extension Workers Attrition rate in Ethiopia: Retrospective cohort study

Merhawi Gebremedhin Tekle

2656

Influence of Ethical Leadership on Organizational Commitment, Career Satisfaction and Turnover Intention in the case of Federal Ministry of Health in Ethiopia

Muluken Yohannes Desta

2341

Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE) in Ethiopia:
 a systematic review and meta-analysis

Addisu Melese

2413

Natural killer cell subsets and phenotypic expression of markers of activation, maturation and associated with slow progression of HIV in HAART naïve HIV patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Henok Andualem Tegared


 

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Abstract Title

Author/s

2985

Prevalence and factors that influence smokeless tobacco use among adults in pastoralist communities of Borena Zone, Ethiopia, September 2015

Edao Sinba Etu

2814

Low level of knowledge and attitude towards visceral leishmaniasis among migrant and seasonal farm workers in northwest Ethiopia:

Kassahun Alemu Gelaye

2971

Household air pollution assessment using gravimetric method (UPAS) device in Addis Ababa

Abera Kumie Takele

2703

Unsafe child feces disposal status in Ethiopia: what factors matter? analysis of pooled data from four demographic and health surveys

Biniyam Sahiledengle

2963

Trends in the Magnitude of Urolithiasis Surgery in Ethiopia: A 13-years Retrospective Data from St. Paulos Referral Hospital

Tilahun Alelign wassie

2352

Infectious diseases exposures and risks among healthcare workers at University of Gondar specialized referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia.

Feleke Mekonnen, Jemal Yasin, Roman Fisseha, Ketsela Yirdaw

2585

SERO-POSITIVE HIV RESULT DISCLOSURE TO SEXUAL PARTNER: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Fantahun Ayenew Mekonnen, Ayenew Molla Lakew, Kindie Fantahun Muchie, Destaw Fetene Teshome

2833

The prevalence of neonatal mortality and its predictors in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Yared Asmare Aynalem

2958

Time to Anti-Retroviral Drug Adverse Reaction and Weight Change among Adult HIV/AIDS Patients on Treatment at Public Hospitals in West Hararghe Zone, Eastern Ethiopia: Joint Modeling Approach

Adisu Birhanu Woldesenbet

2333

Impacts of hepatitis B and hepatitis C co-infection on tuberculosis, a prospective cohort study.

berhanu elfu feleke

2349

Evaluating the Quality of Malaria RDT and Microscopy tests in Ethiopia; A systematic review and meta-analysis

Simegn Alemu Tembiso

2427

en years malaria trend at Arjo-Dedessa sugar development site and its vicinity, Southwest Ethiopia: a retrospective study

Dawit Hawaria Logita

2607

CHILDREN’S ADHERENCE TO ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS: MULTI-CENTER CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY

Getahun Beyene Gemechu

2744

Survival Status and Associated Factors of Death Among Cervical Cancer Patients Attending Tikur Anbesa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,2019.A retrospective cohort stud

Mulugeta Wassie Alamirew

2829

incidence of death and its predictor among premature neonate admitted to neonatal intensive care unit from 2013-2017 in Tikur Anbesa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018.

Yared Asmare Aynalem

2508

Community-based sero-prevalence of chikungunya and yellow fever in the Lower Omo Valley of Southern Ethiopia

Adugna Endale Wodegiorgis

2536

Incidence and predictors of loss to follow-up among human immunodeficiency virus infected children receiving antiretroviral therapy at Debre Markos Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2019: A retrospective follow-up study

Yitbarek Tenaw Hibstie, Getiye Dejenu Kibret, Asmare Tale, Belisty Temesgen, Mamaru Wubale Melkamu, Animut Alebel

2823

Malaria outbreak investigation at Algekebele in Negele Arsi district of West Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional state, 2019

Desale Lelisa

2531

Five year Survival of Cervical Cancer Patients and Predictors of Time to Death among Patients who Received Treatment at Tikur Anbesa Specialized Hospital, 2014-2019

benyam seifu woldeyes

2486

Effect of Pregnancy Intention on Late Initiation of Antenatal care among Pregnant Women in Ethiopia: A systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Tadesse Tolossa

2722

Women Preference at Home Delivery among women who gave birth at home in Assosa district, Benishangul Gumuz Regional state, Northwestern Ethiopia: women perspective a qualitative study

Muluwas Amentie Zelka

2590

Thyroid function test and Iron Deficiency and Associated Factors During Early Gestation Among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care Clinic in Nekemte Referral Hospital Western Oromia, Ethiopia, 2017

Worku Dechassa Heyi

2356

Intimate partner violence and associated factors among pregnant women in Northwest, Ethiopia.

Zelalem Nigussie Azene

2987

Prevalence and associated factors of maternal near miss in Ethiopia: a Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Belayneh Mengist Mitiku 

2930

WOMEN’S CONTRACEPTIVE USE, FERTILITY INTENTION, AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS: EVIDENCE FROM HEALTH AND DEMOGRAPHIC SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM, EASTERN ETHIOPIA

Agumasie Semahegn

2346

Determinants of low birth weight in Public Health Facilities, Kambata Tembaro Zone, South Ethiopia: a Case Control Study

Simegn Alemu Tembiso 

2893

utilization of sexual and reproductive health in women Eritrean refugees in Adiharush refugee camp,Tigray,Ethiopia,2019

Alemshet Teshale Haftu

2576

Role and Contribution of peer educators in demand generation and utilization of youth friendly health services

Worknesh Kereta 

2727

The burden of traditional neonatal uvulectomy among admissions at neonatal intensive care units, South Gondar Zone, 2019: A mixed method study

Wubet Alebachew

2325

Cardiovascular risk behaviour is an emerging health issue in developing countries

Lemma Negesa Bulto

2389

Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy and Its Association with HIV Disclosure status among People Living with HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia: A systematic review and Meta-Analysis.

Abere Woretaw Azagew

2405

Immunization coverage and determinants among children aged 12–23 months in Ethiopia: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Tadesse Yirga Akalu

2407

Predictors of neonatal sepsis in public referral hospitals of East and West Gojjam zones: A case control study.

Tadesse Yirga Akalu

2411

Predictors of Mortality among Adult People Living with HIV/AIDS and Its Implications for Appointment Spacing Model Approach Care the case of Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia

Aderajew Nigussie Teklehaymanot

2474

Determinants of enrollment decision in the community based health insurance, North West Ethiopia: A case control study

Getasew Taddesse Worku

2691

Treatment Outcome of Oncologic Patients Treated in the Emergency Department at Black Lion Specialized Hospital, Ethiopia

Fasil Sisay Zegeye

2695

 Financial risk of seeking maternal and neonatal healthcare in southern Ethiopia: a cohort study of rural households

Moges Tadesse Borde

2696

Preterm neonatal survival and predictors of their mortality among Preterm Neonates admitted in Debretabor General Hospital, Northwest part of Ethiopia

Binyam Minuye

2859

Cost of hypertension and associated factors at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital Northwest Ethiopia, 2018.

Andualem Yalew Aschalew

2950

Assessment of health service utilization and associated factors among community based health insurance members in Kewot Woreda in North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017.

Ayele Mamo Abebe

2980

Place of delivery and associated factors among pastoralist community mothers, Southern Ethiopia: Cross sectional study, March, 2015

Edao Sinba Etu

2988

ECONOMIC BURDEN OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE IN ADDIS ABABA PUBLIC HOSPITALS, 2018/19.

Bethelhem Belay Simane

2433

Khat and alcohol use disorders predict poorer adherence to anti-tuberculosis medications in Southwest Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study

Matiwos Soboka Daba

2471

Epidemiology of Antenatal Depression in Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Abel Fekadu Dadi

2800

Depression and associated factors of patients with fistula: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dessie Angaw

2535/2534

Time to first birth and its Predictors among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia: inverse Weibull gamma shared frailty model

Reta Yimer

2698

THE ROLE OF MATERNAL EMPLOYMENT ON NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF CHILDREN FROM 6-59 MONTH IN SHASHEMENE TOWN, SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA: (COMPARATIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY).

Hailemariam Abiy Alemu

2758

Acute food poisoning outbreak among students of Kufa Kasa primary school, Babille District, East Hararghe zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia, 2018

Hika Wakjira Terfa

2796

Concurrent of stunting and overweight/obesity among children: evidence from Ethiopia

Alinoor Mohamed Farah

2660

Assessment on Project Risk Management Practice in the Health Sector, In the Case of Donor Funded Health Projects, Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia

Muluken Yohannes Desta

3017

Leadership practices and associated factors among primary health care unit managers in selected areas of eastern Ethiopia

Gudina Egata

2414

Enhanced Identification of Group B Streptococcus in Infants with
 suspected meningitis at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Alene Geteneh GETENEH

2423

Prevalence of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Aleku areas of
Kellem Wollega Zone, Ethiopia

Geletta Tadele Leta

2603

Clinical, Parasitological and Molecular Profiles of Cutaneous
 Leishmaniasis and its Associated Factors among Clinically
Suspected Patients Attending Borumeda Hospital,
Northeast Ethiopia

Habtye Bisetegn Endalamaw

2783

NASOPHARYNGEAL CARRIAGE RATE AND ANTIMICROBIAL
SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE
 AMONG PEDIATRICS OUTPATIENTS IN SOUTHWEST ETHIOPIA

Abera Kumalo Shano

2805

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus among HIV
 positive Pediatric Patients in Northwest Ethiopia: By
GenoType MRSA Molecular Line Probe Assay

yohannes zenebe chekol

2850

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Complications Related
to Anticoagulant Therapy Among inpatients in a Comprehensive
 Specialized Teaching Hospital, North Western Ethiopia

Eshetie Melese Birru

2883

Magnitude of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, drug resistance
 pattern, and associated factors among patients referred to
St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Addisu Gize Yeshanew

2931

Khat (Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk Ex. Endal) inhibit mice
 gastrointestinal motility through blocking Ca2+ channel

Tadele Nigusse Alemu

2996

Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles of Klebsiella pneumoniae
Isolated from Patients at Tikur Anbessa Specialized
 Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tewachew Dejenie Awoke

 

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Dear All EPHA Members,

The Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) has planned to conduct its 31st annual conference at Intercontinental Addis, Addis Ababa from March 15-17, 2020. During this conference time, various scientific papers will be presented by researchers, policymakers and programmers.
EPHA would also like to inform you that the duration of online registration to attend the conference is until February 23, 2020. To get the registration template, please visit https://etpha.org/conference/index.php/31stConference/31stConference/schedConf/registration

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With kind regards,

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