Tefera Belachew

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Health seeking behavior for cervical cancer in Ethiopia: a qualitative study
    Zewdie Birhanu
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, Jimmy University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Int J Equity Health 11:83. 2012
  2. pmc Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding practices among mothers in Goba district, south east Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
    Tesfaye Setegn
    College of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Madawalabu University, Bale Goba, Ethiopia
    Int Breastfeed J 7:17. 2012
  3. pmc Sub-optimal breastfeeding of infants during the first six months and associated factors in rural communities of Jimma Arjo Woreda, Southwest Ethiopia
    Dessalegn Tamiru
    Department of Public Health, Arbaminch University, Arbaminch, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:363. 2012
  4. pmc Predictors of chronic food insecurity among adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, PO Box 1104, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:604. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Differentials in measures of dietary quality among adolescents in Jimma zone, Southwest Ethiopia
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population Family health, Jimma University, P O Box 1104
    Ethiop Med J 46:133-42. 2008
  6. pmc Food insecurity and age at menarche among adolescent girls in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:125. 2011
  7. pmc Food insecurity, school absenteeism and educational attainment of adolescents in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, PO Box 1104, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 10:29. 2011
  8. pmc Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: its impact on quality of life
    Amare Deribew
    Department of Epidemiology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:105. 2009
  9. pmc Determinants of timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Goba Woreda, South East Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
    Tesfaye Setegn
    College of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Madawalabu University, Bale Goba, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:217. 2011
  10. pmc Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS in resource-limited setting of southwest ethiopia
    Ayele Tiyou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Medical Science, Jimma University, Ethiopia
    AIDS Res Ther 7:39. 2010

Collaborators

  • Craig Hadley
  • Lieven Huybregts
  • Megan Klein Hattori
  • Sibhatu Biadgilign
  • Ayele Tiyou
  • Eskindir Loha
  • Tesfaye Setegn
  • Amare Deribew
  • Alima Hassen Ali
  • Mussie Alemayehu
  • Dessalegn Tamiru
  • Zewdie Birhanu
  • Mulusew Gerbaba
  • Mulumebet Abera
  • Faten Dejene Tilahun
  • Wubeante Yenet Ayen
  • Alemeshet Yami
  • Tizta Tilahun
  • Kebede Deribe
  • Alemseged Abdissa
  • Fiona M Russell
  • Shikur Mohammed
  • Vivien Tsu
  • Hailemariam Segni
  • Kim Mulholland
  • Abebe Gebremariam
  • Tsion Assefa
  • Yohannes Hailmichael
  • Shallo Daba
  • Ludwig Apers
  • Robert Colebunders
  • Ajeme Wogi
  • Markos Tesfaye
  • Nebiyu Negussu

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Health seeking behavior for cervical cancer in Ethiopia: a qualitative study
    Zewdie Birhanu
    Department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences, Jimmy University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Int J Equity Health 11:83. 2012
    ..Although cervical cancer is a leading cause of cancer related morbidity and mortality among women in Ethiopia, there is lack of information regarding the perception of the community about the disease...
  2. pmc Factors associated with exclusive breastfeeding practices among mothers in Goba district, south east Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
    Tesfaye Setegn
    College of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Madawalabu University, Bale Goba, Ethiopia
    Int Breastfeed J 7:17. 2012
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  3. pmc Sub-optimal breastfeeding of infants during the first six months and associated factors in rural communities of Jimma Arjo Woreda, Southwest Ethiopia
    Dessalegn Tamiru
    Department of Public Health, Arbaminch University, Arbaminch, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:363. 2012
    ..This study was carried out to assess sub-optimal breastfeeding practices and associated factors among infants from birth to six months in rural communities of Jimma Arjo Woreda in the Southwest Ethiopia...
  4. pmc Predictors of chronic food insecurity among adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, PO Box 1104, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:604. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Differentials in measures of dietary quality among adolescents in Jimma zone, Southwest Ethiopia
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population Family health, Jimma University, P O Box 1104
    Ethiop Med J 46:133-42. 2008
    ..This study aimed to assess gender & sociodemographic differentials in measures of dietary quality among male and female adolescents...
  6. pmc Food insecurity and age at menarche among adolescent girls in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:125. 2011
    ..In this study we test the competing hypothesis of the relationship between food insecurity and age at menarche among adolescent girls in the Southwest Ethiopia...
  7. pmc Food insecurity, school absenteeism and educational attainment of adolescents in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, PO Box 1104, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 10:29. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that food insecure adolescents would be more likely to be absent from school and have lower grades attained after 1 year compared to their food secure peers...
  8. pmc Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: its impact on quality of life
    Amare Deribew
    Department of Epidemiology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:105. 2009
    ..Very little is known about the quality of life of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infected patients. In this study in Ethiopia, we compared the quality of life HIV positive patients with and without TB...
  9. pmc Determinants of timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Goba Woreda, South East Ethiopia: a cross sectional study
    Tesfaye Setegn
    College of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Madawalabu University, Bale Goba, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:217. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence and determinant factors of timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers in Bale Goba District, South East Ethiopia...
  10. pmc Predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS in resource-limited setting of southwest ethiopia
    Ayele Tiyou
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Public Health and Medical Science, Jimma University, Ethiopia
    AIDS Res Ther 7:39. 2010
    ..Little is known about the rate and predictors of adherence in Ethiopia. Therefore this study determines the magnitude and predictors of adherence to antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV/AIDS in Southwest Ethiopia...
  11. pmc Food insecurity and linear growth of adolescents in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 12:55. 2013
    ..This study therefore aimed to longitudinally examine the association between food insecurity and linear growth among adolescents...
  12. pmc Food insecurity, food based coping strategies and suboptimal dietary practices of adolescents in Jimma zone Southwest Ethiopia
    Tefera Belachew
    Department of Population and Family Health, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 8:e57643. 2013
    ..Food security interventions should look into ways of targeting adolescents to mitigate these dietary consequences and provide alternative strategies to improve dietary quality of adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia...
  13. pmc Gender differences in food insecurity and morbidity among adolescents in southwest Ethiopia
    Tefera Belachew
    Nutrition Unit, Population and Family Health Department, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Pediatrics 127:e398-405. 2011
    ..To what extent this relationship is mediated by gender among adolescents has not been documented. We hypothesized that the health consequences of food insecurity would be more pronounced in girls compared with boys...
  14. pmc Food insecurity and associated factors among HIV-infected individuals receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in Jimma zone Southwest Ethiopia
    Ayele Tiyou
    Jimma University, Public Health Faculty, P O Box 170998, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Nutr J 11:51. 2012
    ..Maintaining adequate food consumption and nutrient intake levels and meeting the special nutritional needs to cope up with the disease and the ART are critical for PLWHA to achieve the full benefit of such a treatment...
  15. pmc Predictors of emergency contraceptive use among regular female students at Adama University, Central Ethiopia
    Faten Dejene Tilahun
    Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia
    Pan Afr Med J 7:16. 2010
    ..This study was carried out to assess emergency contraception use and its predictor factors among regular female students at Adama University...
  16. pmc Predictors of safe delivery service utilization in arsi zone, South-East ethiopia
    Mulumebet Abera
    Department of Population and Family Health, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University
    Ethiop J Health Sci 21:95-106. 2011
    ..There is limited information on the mothers' use of skilled delivery services in the study area. This study assessed the predictors of safe delivery service utilization in Arsi Zone, Southeast Ethiopia...
  17. pmc Anti-tuberculosis drug induced hepatotoxicity among TB/HIV co-infected patients at Jimma University Hospital, Ethiopia: nested case-control study
    Alima Hassen Ali
    School of Pharmacy, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 8:e64622. 2013
    ..This study was carried out to determine the incidence and predictors of anti-tuberculosis drug induced hepatotoxicity among TB/HIV co-infected patients at Jimma University Hospital, Ethiopia...
  18. pmc Factors associated with utilization of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods among married women of reproductive age in Mekelle town, Tigray region, north Ethiopia
    Mussie Alemayehu
    Department of Public Health, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:6. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to assess factors associated with utilization of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods (LAPM) among married women of reproductive age group in Mekelle town...