Publication

Title of published studies/research articles by public health unit instructors.

A. Alemayahu Digssie
List of publications
1. Gebermariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw M. Level of glycemic control and its associated factors among type II diabetic patients in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Metabolism Open. 2020:100056.
2. Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Abate BA, Engidaw MT, Asnakew DT. Adherence to iron with folic acid supplementation and its associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care follow up at Debre Tabor General Hospital, Ethiopia, 2017. PloS one. 2019;14(1):e0210086
3. Alemayehu Digssie, Alemayehu Argaw and Tefera Belachew. Developing an equation for estimating body height from linear body measurements of Ethiopian adults. Journal of Physiological Anthropology (2018) 37:26 https://doi.org/10.1186/s40101-018-0185-7
4. Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Emiru YK, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw MT, et al. Factors influencing diabetes self-care practice among type 2 diabetes patients attending diabetic care follow up at an Ethiopian general hospital, 2018. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. 2019;18(1):199-206.
5. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Dietary diversity and associated factors among lactating mothers in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. International Journal. 2019;5(1):17.
6. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Chronic energy deficiency and its associated factors among lactating women in Debre Tabor general hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care. 2019;5(1):1-7
7. Asnakew D, Engidaw M, Gebremariam A. Intended Delivery among Women with a Recently Birth in Fogera District, North West Ethiopia. J Women’s Health Care. 2019;8(462):2167-0420.1000462.
8. Asnakew DT, Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD. Level of knowledge about neonatal danger signs and associated factors among mothers who delivered at home in Fogera District, south west, Ethiopia. Biomed Stat Inform. 2019;3(4):5
9. Gebermariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw M. Level of glycemic control and its associated factors among type II diabetic patients in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Metabolism Open. 2020:100056.
10. Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Abate BA, Engidaw MT, Asnakew DT. Adherence to iron with folic acid supplementation and its associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care follow up at Debre Tabor General Hospital, Ethiopia, 2017. PloS one. 2019;14(1):e0210086
11. Zemene MA, Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Asnakew DT, Tiruneh SA. Nutritional status and associated factors among high school adolescents in Debre Tabor Town, South Gondar Zone, Northcentral Ethiopia. BMC nutrition. 2019;5(1):43.
12. Berhanu S, Abebaw S, Digissie A (2018) Transfusion-Transmissible
Infections among Voluntary Blood Donors at Debre Tabor Blood Bank, North West
Ethiopia: A Three Years Retrospective Study. Health Care Current Reviews 6: 236.
doi: 10.4172/2375-4273.1000236

B. Melkau Tadege publication
1. Asnakew D, Engidaw M, Gebremariam A. Intended Delivery among Women with a Recently Birth in Fogera District, North West Ethiopia. J Women’s Health Care. 2019;8(462):2167-0420.1000462.
2. Asnakew DT, Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD. Level of knowledge about neonatal danger signs and associated factors among mothers who delivered at home in Fogera District, south west, Ethiopia. Biomed Stat Inform. 2019;3(4):53.
3. Dagnaw FT, Tiruneh SA, Azanaw MM, Desale AT, Engdaw MT. Determinants of person-centered maternity care at the selected health facilities of Dessie town, Northeastern, Ethiopia: community-based cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2020;20(1):1-10.
4. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD. Prevalence and associated factors of stunting and thinness among adolescent Somalian refugee girls living in eastern Somali refugee camps, Somali regional state, Southeast Ethiopia. Conflict and health. 2019;13(1):17.
5. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Chronic energy deficiency and its associated factors among lactating women in Debre Tabor general hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care. 2019;5(1):1-7
6. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Dietary diversity and associated factors among lactating mothers in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. International Journal. 2019;5(1):17.
7. Engidaw MT, Wassie MM, Teferra AS. Anemia and associated factors among adolescent girls living in Aw-Barre refugee camp, Somali regional state, Southeast Ethiopia. PloS one. 2018;13(10):e0205381.
8. Gebermariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw M. Level of glycemic control and its associated factors among type II diabetic patients in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Metabolism Open. 2020:100056.
9. Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Abate BA, Engidaw MT, Asnakew DT. Adherence to iron with folic acid supplementation and its associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care follow up at Debre Tabor General Hospital, Ethiopia, 2017. PloS one. 2019;14(1):e0210086
10. Gorbalenya A, Baker S, Baric R, de Groot R, Drosten C, Gulyaeva A, et al. The species Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus: classifying 2019-nCoV and naming it SARS-CoV-2. Nature Microbiology. 2020;5.
11. Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Emiru YK, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw MT, et al. Factors influencing diabetes self-care practice among type 2 diabetes patients attending diabetic care follow up at an Ethiopian general hospital, 2018. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. 2019;18(1):199-206.
12. Zemene MA, Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Asnakew DT, Tiruneh SA. Nutritional status and associated factors among high school adolescents in Debre Tabor Town, South Gondar Zone, Northcentral Ethiopia. BMC nutrition. 2019;5(1):43.

C. Aragaw tesfaw
List of publications
1. Tesfaw A, Mekie M, Aderaw A, Shimeles T, Taklual W (2019) Clinical Profile and Patterns of Malignant Tumors at Debre Tabor General Hospital, North Central Ethiopia: A Three Years Retrospective Study. J Cancer Sci Ther 11: 304-308.
2. Getachew S, Tesfaw A., Mirgissa Kaba M et al. Perceived barriers to early diagnosis of breast Cancer in south and southwestern Ethiopia: a qualitative study. BMC Women’s Health (2020) 20:38 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-020-00909-7
3. Dagnaw FT, Tiruneh SA, Azanaw MM, Desale AT, Engdaw MT. Determinants of person-centered maternity care at the selected health facilities of Dessie town, Northeastern, Ethiopia: community-based cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2020;20(1):1-10.
4. Fenta E, Teshome D, Melaku D, Tesfaw A. incidence and factors associated to post-operative sort for patients undergoing for patients undergoing surgery under general Anastasia with endotracheal intubation at general anesthesia at debre tabor General hospital North central Ethiopia: International Journal of Surgery Open 25 (2020): (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)
5. Tesfaw A. late stage diagnosis and associated factors among breast cancer patients in south and south west Ethiopia. A multicenter study. clinical breast cancer . 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clbc.2020.08.011

D. Mulu Tiruneh publications

1. Mulu Tiruneh Asemua, Kasim Mohammed Yesufb, Yohannes Tadesse Asnaqew. Survival Analysis of Glaucoma Patients until Blindness: The Case of University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Gondar, Ethiopia: Turkiye Klinikleri J Biostat. 2019;11(1):36-46: DOI: 10.5336/biostatic.2019-64649

E. Wubet Taklual publications

1. Maru Mekie, Wubet Taklual. Delivery place preference and its associated factors among women who deliver in the last 12 months in Simada district of Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross sectional study: BMC Res Notes (2019) 12:114https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4158-7
2. Wubet Taklual , Shixing Tang and Wu Yue. Effect of human pegivirus route of transmission on the genetic distribution of the virus: an institution based cross sectional study: Virology Journal (2019) 16:50 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-019-1161-5

F. Sefoniyas Abebaw publications

1. Melaku Tadege Engidaw, Alemayehu Digssie Gebremariam, Sofonyas Abebaw Tiruneh, Desalegn Tesfa Asnakew, Bedilu Abebe Abate. Chronic Energy Deficiency and its Associated Factors among Lactating Women in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2019, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.jfmhc.20190501.11
2. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Dietary diversity and associated factors among lactating mothers in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. International Journal. 2019;5(1):17.
3. Gebermariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw M. Level of glycemic control and its associated factors among type II diabetic patients in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Metabolism Open. 2020:100056.
4. Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Abate BA, Engidaw MT, Asnakew DT. Adherence to iron with folic acid supplementation and its associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care follow up at Debre Tabor General Hospital, Ethiopia, 2017. PloS one. 2019;14(1):e0210086
5. Tiruneh SA, Ayele AA, Emiru YK, Tegegn HG, Ayele BA, Engidaw MT, et al. Factors influencing diabetes self-care practice among type 2 diabetes patients attending diabetic care follow up at an Ethiopian general hospital, 2018. Journal of Diabetes & Metabolic Disorders. 2019;18(1):199-206.
6. Berhanu S, Abebaw S, Digissie A (2018) Transfusion-Transmissible
Infections among Voluntary Blood Donors at Debre Tabor Blood Bank, North West
Ethiopia: A Three Years Retrospective Study. Health Care Current Reviews 6: 236.
doi: 10.4172/2375-4273.1000236

G. Desalegn Tesfa Publication

1. Asnakew D, Engidaw M, Gebremariam A. Intended Delivery among Women with a Recently Birth in Fogera District, North West Ethiopia. J Women’s Health Care. 2019;8(462):2167-0420.1000462.
2. Asnakew DT, Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD. Level of knowledge about neonatal danger signs and associated factors among mothers who delivered at home in Fogera District, south west, Ethiopia. Biomed Stat Inform. 2019;3(4):5
3. Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Abate BA, Engidaw MT, Asnakew DT. Adherence to iron with folic acid supplementation and its associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal care follow up at Debre Tabor General Hospital, Ethiopia, 2017. PloS one. 2019;14(1):e0210086
4. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Dietary diversity and associated factors among lactating mothers in Debre Tabor General Hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. International Journal. 2019;5(1):17.
5. Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Tiruneh SA, Asnakew DT, Abate BA. Chronic energy deficiency and its associated factors among lactating women in Debre Tabor general hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia. Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care. 2019;5(1):1-7
6. Zemene MA, Engidaw MT, Gebremariam AD, Asnakew DT, Tiruneh SA. Nutritional status and associated factors among high school adolescents in Debre Tabor Town, South Gondar Zone, Northcentral Ethiopia. BMC nutrition. 2019;5(1):43.

H. Fentaw Teshome publication

1. Dagnaw FT, Tiruneh SA, Azanaw MM, Desale AT, Engdaw MT. Determinants of person-centered maternity care at the selected health facilities of Dessie town, Northeastern, Ethiopia: community-based cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2020;20(1):1-10.
I. Publication by Habtamu Demelash
1. Demewoz Haile, Ketema Gashaw , Dabere Nigatu , Habtamu Demelash. Cognitive function and associated factors among school age
children in Goba Town, South-East Ethiopia. Cognitive Development 40 (2016) 144–151
2. Demewoz Haile1, Dabere Nigatu, Ketema Gashaw and Habtamu Demelash. Height for age z score and cognitive function are associated with Academic
performance among school children aged 8– 11 years old. Archives of Public Health (2016) 74:17 DOI 10.1186/s13690-016-0129-9
3. Habtamu Demelash,1 Dabere Nigatu,2 and Ketema Gashaw. A Case-Control Study on Intimate Partner Violence duringPregnancy and Low Birth Weight, Southeast Ethiopia: Obstetrics and Gynecology International Volume 2015, Article ID 394875, 6 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/394875
4. Habtamu Demelash1*, Achenif Motbainor1 , Dabere Nigatu2, Ketema Gashaw2 and Addisu Melese. Risk factors for low birth weight in Bale zone hospitals, South-East Ethiopia : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (2015) 15:264 DOI 10.1186/s12884-015-0677
5. Tadese Tamire ,1 Habtamu Demelash ,1 and Wosenyeleh Admasu. Predictive Values of Preoperative Tests for DifficultLaryngoscopy and Intubation in Adult Patients at TikurAnbessa Specialized Hospital: Anesthesiology Research and Practice Volume 2019, Article ID 1790413, 13 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/1790413
6. Haile D, Takele A, Gashaw K, Demelash H, Nigatu D (2016) Predictors of Treatment Failure among Adult Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) Clients in Bale Zone Hospitals, South Eastern Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164299. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0164299
7. Habtamu Demelash Enyew, Ketema Gashaw Zemedkun, Addisu Melese Dagnaw. Prevalence of Goiter and Associated Factors Among Primary School Children Aged 6-12 Years Old in Goba Town, South East, Ethiopia. International Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015, pp. 381-387. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnfs.20150403.26
8. Demelash Habtamu1 and Addisie Adamu. Assessment of Sexual and Reproductive Health Status ofStreet Children in Addis Ababa. Journal of sexually transmitted disease. Volume 2 013, Ar t icle ID 524 0 76, 20 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/524076
9. Addisu Melese1* and Habtamu Demelash. The prevalence of tuberculosis among prisoners in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies. Archives of Public Health (2017) 75:37 DOI 10.1186/s13690-017-0204-x

I. Marelign publications
1. Marelign Tilahun and Gistane Ayele. Factors associated with age at first sexual initiation among youths in Gamo Gofa, South West Ethiopia: a cross sectional study. 2013; https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-13-622
2. Marelign Tilahun and Getu Degu. Assessment of utilization of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling as an intervention for prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and associated factors among pregnant women in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia. 2012; https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-12-226
3. Marelign Tilahun and Getu Degu. Determinant factors of pregnant mothers’ knowledge on mother to child transmission of HIV and its prevention in Gondar town, North West Ethiopia. 2012; https://bmcpregnancychildbirth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2393-12-73
4. Marelign Tilahun and Getu Degu. Partner’s Reaction Towards Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.2013; http://www.magonlinelibrary.com/doi/abs/10.12968/ajmw.2013.7.1.14
5. Marelign Tilahun and Gistane Ayele. Association of Khat and alcohol use with HIV infection and age at first sexual initiation among youths visiting HIV testing and counseling centers in Gamo-Gofa Zone, South West Ethiopia. 2013;
https://bmcinthealthhumrights.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1472-698X-13-10
6. Marelign Tilahun and Gistane Ayele. Factors associated with Khat use among youths visiting HIV testing and counseling centers in Gamo Gofa, Southern Ethiopia. 2013; https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-13-1199
7. Marelign Tilahun and Shikur Mohamed. Male Partners’ Involvement in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Associated Factors in Arba Minch Town and Arba Minch Zuria Woreda, Southern Ethiopia. 2015; https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2015/763876/
8. Tadele Lamore, Marelign Tilahun, Wanzahun Godana. Determinants for Refusal of Provider Initiated HIV Testing and Counseling among Adult OPD Clients in Kachabira District Health Centers, South Ethiopia: Institution based Unmatched Case Control Study. Health Syst Policy Res. 2017, 4:2. doi: 10.21767/2254-9137.100072
9. Worku Animaw, Wondimagegn Taye, Behailu Merdekios, Marelign Tilahun and Gistane Ayele. Expanded program of immunization coverage and associated factors among children age 12 – 23 months in Arba Minch town and Zuria District, Southern Ethiopia. BMC Public Health 2014. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/14/464
10. Alemu Tamiso, Behailu Merdekios, Marelign Tilahun. Factors Associated with Men’s Awareness of Danger Signs of Obstetric Complications and Its Effect on Men’s Involvement in Birth Preparedness Practice in Southern Ethiopia. Advances in Public Health, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/386084
11. Alemayehu Bekele, Marelign Tilahun and Aleme Mekuria. Prevalence of Anemia and Its Associated Factors among Pregnant Women Attending Antenatal Care in Health Institutions of Arba Minch Town, Gamo Gofa Zone, Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study, Anemia, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1073192
12. Gistane Ayele, Marelign Tilahun, Behailu Merdikyos, Worku Animaw, Wondimagegn Taye. Prevalence and associated factors of home delivery in Arbaminch Zuria district, southern Ethiopia: Community based cross sectional study. Science Journal of Public Health, 2015. doi: 10.11648/j.sjph.20150301.12
13. Direslgne Misker, Eskezyiaw Agidew, Marelgn Tilahun and Habtamu Mellie. Time to increase WHO clinical stage of people living with HIV in public health facilities of Arba Minch town, south Ethiopia. Clinical Medicine Research, 2014. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20140305.11
14. Shikur Mohammed, Marelign Tilahun, Mesfin Kote, Mohamedaman Mama and Dessalegn Tamiru. Validation of Health Extension Workers Job Motivation Scale in Gamo-Gofa Zone, Southern Ethiopia: 2015; https://www.hindawi.com/journals/isrn/2015/250610/

J. Mekonnen Assefa publications
1. Under nutrition and associated factors among adults living with Human ImmuneDeficiency Virus in Dembia District, northwest Ethiopia: an institution-based cross-sectional study.
2. Effect of Interpregnancy Interval on Low Birth Weight in Gondar and Bahir DarReferral Hospital: A Case-Control Study from North West Ethiopia.
3. Predictors of Mortality of HIV-Infected Patients Starting Antiretroviral Therapy in Debre Tabor General Hospital and Woreta Health center, South Gondar Zone, NorthWest Ethiopia, 2014. A retrospective study.
4. Survival And Morbidity Of Breastfeeding Versus Formula Feeding Infants And YoungChildren Of HIV-Infected Women Who Were On Prevention Of Mother To Child
5. Transmission Follow Up On Selected Health Facilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,2014. A Retrospective Cohort Study.
6. Assessment of risky sexual behavior and predisposing factors among students of Debre Tabor University, north-west Ethiopia.
7. Basic emergency obstetrics and neonatal care services status in South GondarZone, Northcentral Ethiopia: Institutional Descriptive Survey, June 2016.
8. Nutrient adequacy and associated factors among school-age Children in DewaChefe district, Northeast Ethiopia:
9. Survival rate of HIV-infected children after initiation of the antiretroviral therapy and its predictors in Ethiopia: A facility-based retrospective cohort. SAGE OpenMedicine/DOI: 10.1177/2050312119838957.
10. Appropriate complementary feeding practice and associated factors among mothers having children aged 6–24 months in Debre Tabor Hospital, North West Ethiopia,2016.
11. Socio-demographic and economic factors are associated with the nutritional status of adolescent school girls in Lay Guyint Woreda, Northwest Ethiopia.ps://doi.org/10.1177/2050312119844679.