Yibeltal Assefa

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scaling up antiretroviral treatment and improving patient retention in care: lessons from Ethiopia, 2005-2013
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Global Health 10:43. 2014
  2. doi request reprint How to improve patient retention in an antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: a mixed-methods study
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:45. 2014
  3. pmc Simplified tools for measuring retention in care in antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: cohort and current retention in care
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Federal HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 7:e38555. 2012
  4. pmc Evaluation of collaborative TB/HIV activities in a general hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Aragie Kassa
    Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Res Notes 5:67. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness and acceptability of delivery of antiretroviral treatment in health centres by health officers and nurses in Ethiopia
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Federal HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:24-9. 2012
  6. pmc Outcomes of antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: retention of patients in care is a major challenge and varies across health facilities
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:81. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Toward universal access to HIV counseling and testing and antiretroviral treatment in Ethiopia: looking beyond HIV testing and ART initiation
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:521-5. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Human resource aspects of antiretroviral treatment delivery models: current practices and recommendations
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Director of Medical Services, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 5:78-82. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint The public health approach to antiretroviral treatment (ART) service scale-up in Ethiopia: the first two years of free ART, 2005-2007
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Federal HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Office, MOH, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 46:401-6. 2008

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Scaling up antiretroviral treatment and improving patient retention in care: lessons from Ethiopia, 2005-2013
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Global Health 10:43. 2014
    ..Ethiopia has been scaling up ART and improving retention (defined as continuous engagement of patients in care) in care. We aimed to analyze the ART program in Ethiopia...
  2. doi request reprint How to improve patient retention in an antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: a mixed-methods study
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:45. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a framework for improving patient retention in care based on interventions implemented in health facilities that have achieved higher levels of retention in care...
  3. pmc Simplified tools for measuring retention in care in antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: cohort and current retention in care
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Federal HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 7:e38555. 2012
    ..However, the currently available tools, such as Kaplan Meier, for measuring retention in care have a lot of practical limitations. The objective of this study was to develop simplified tools for measuring retention in care...
  4. pmc Evaluation of collaborative TB/HIV activities in a general hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Aragie Kassa
    Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Res Notes 5:67. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Effectiveness and acceptability of delivery of antiretroviral treatment in health centres by health officers and nurses in Ethiopia
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Federal HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:24-9. 2012
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness and acceptability of ART delivery by health officers and nurses in Ethiopia...
  6. pmc Outcomes of antiretroviral treatment program in Ethiopia: retention of patients in care is a major challenge and varies across health facilities
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:81. 2011
    ..In this study, we intended to evaluate the outcomes of the ART services in 55 health facilities in Ethiopia...
  7. doi request reprint Toward universal access to HIV counseling and testing and antiretroviral treatment in Ethiopia: looking beyond HIV testing and ART initiation
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Medical Services Directorate, Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 24:521-5. 2010
    ..In conclusion, in spite of the rapid scale-up of HCT and ART services in Ethiopia, linkage and retention were not adequate. Therefore, strategies should be developed and implemented to improve linkage and retention...
  8. doi request reprint Human resource aspects of antiretroviral treatment delivery models: current practices and recommendations
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Director of Medical Services, Federal Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Curr Opin HIV AIDS 5:78-82. 2010
    ..PURPOSE OF VIEW: To illustrate and critically assess what is currently being published on the human resources for health dimension of antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery models...
  9. ncbi request reprint The public health approach to antiretroviral treatment (ART) service scale-up in Ethiopia: the first two years of free ART, 2005-2007
    Yibeltal Assefa
    Federal HIV AIDS Prevention and Control Office, MOH, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 46:401-6. 2008
    ..Ethiopia has been implementing this approach for ART provision since 2005...