Samson Gebremedhin

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Level and differentials of fertility in Awassa town, Southern Ethiopia
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Department of Rural Development and Family Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:93-112. 2009
  2. pmc Effect of a single high dose vitamin A supplementation on the hemoglobin status of children aged 6-59 months: propensity score matched retrospective cohort study based on the data of Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2011
    Samson Gebremedhin
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Pediatr 14:79. 2014
  3. pmc Trend and socio-demographic differentials of Caesarean section rate in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: analysis based on Ethiopia demographic and health surveys data
    Samson Gebremedhin
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    Reprod Health 11:14. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision and its association with HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases: evidence from 18 demographic and health surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Hawassa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    SAHARA J 8:13-8. 2011
  5. pmc Prevalence of prenatal zinc deficiency and its association with socio-demographic, dietary and health care related factors in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
    Samson Gebremedhin
    College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:898. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the protective effect of male circumcisioin from HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases: evidence from 18 demographic and health surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Hawassa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    East Afr J Public Health 7:295-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the protective effect of male circumcision from HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases: evidence from 18 demographic and health surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Hawassa University, P O Box 12485, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:105-13. 2010
  8. pmc Coverage, compliance and factors associated with utilization of iron supplementation during pregnancy in eight rural districts of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
    Samson Gebremedhin
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 14:607. 2014
  9. pmc Independent and joint effects of prenatal Zinc and Vitamin A Deficiencies on birthweight in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia: prospective cohort study
    Samson Gebremedhin
    College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 7:e50213. 2012
  10. pmc Prevalence and correlates of prenatal vitamin A deficiency in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia
    Samson Gebremedhin Gebreselassie
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, PO Box 12485, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2School of Public Health, 3School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:185-94. 2013

Collaborators

  • Samson Gebremedhin Gebreselassie
  • Samson G Gebreselassie
  • Fikre Enquselassie Gase
  • Melaku Umeta Deressa
  • Fikre E Gashe

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Level and differentials of fertility in Awassa town, Southern Ethiopia
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Department of Rural Development and Family Sciences, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    Afr J Reprod Health 13:93-112. 2009
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  2. pmc Effect of a single high dose vitamin A supplementation on the hemoglobin status of children aged 6-59 months: propensity score matched retrospective cohort study based on the data of Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey 2011
    Samson Gebremedhin
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Pediatr 14:79. 2014
    ..Accordingly, the objective of the current study is to assess the effect of single high dose VAS on the hemoglobin status of children aged 6-59 months...
  3. pmc Trend and socio-demographic differentials of Caesarean section rate in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: analysis based on Ethiopia demographic and health surveys data
    Samson Gebremedhin
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    Reprod Health 11:14. 2014
    ..Nonetheless, the rate in Addis Ababa city is beyond the aforementioned level. The objectives of the study were to assess the trend and socio-demographic differentials of CS rate in the city...
  4. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision and its association with HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases: evidence from 18 demographic and health surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Hawassa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    SAHARA J 8:13-8. 2011
    ..A comprehensive study to assess the association between circumcision and different types of STDs is recommended...
  5. pmc Prevalence of prenatal zinc deficiency and its association with socio-demographic, dietary and health care related factors in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
    Samson Gebremedhin
    College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 11:898. 2011
    ..However, scientific evidences on the determinants of prenatal ZD are scanty and inconclusive. The purpose of the present study was to assess the prevalence and determinants of prenatal ZD in Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the protective effect of male circumcisioin from HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases: evidence from 18 demographic and health surveys in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Hawassa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    East Afr J Public Health 7:295-9. 2010
    ..Hence, it can be considered as a possible way of reducing the spread of HIV infection in areas where the practice is rare. A comprehensive study to assess the association between circumcision and different types STDs is recommended...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the protective effect of male circumcision from HIV infection and sexually transmitted diseases: evidence from 18 demographic and health surveys in sub-Saharan Africa
    Samson Gebremedhin
    Hawassa University, P O Box 12485, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:105-13. 2010
    ..However, circumcision found to have no association with the symptoms of STDs. The study concluded that male circumcision can be considered as a way of reducing the spread of HIV infection...
  8. pmc Coverage, compliance and factors associated with utilization of iron supplementation during pregnancy in eight rural districts of Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study
    Samson Gebremedhin
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 14:607. 2014
    ..The study is intended to assess the coverage, compliance and factors associated with the use of prenatal iron supplements in eight rural districts of Ethiopia...
  9. pmc Independent and joint effects of prenatal Zinc and Vitamin A Deficiencies on birthweight in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia: prospective cohort study
    Samson Gebremedhin
    College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
    PLoS ONE 7:e50213. 2012
    ..The effects of prenatal Zinc Deficiency (ZD) and Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) on birthweight are controversial and their interaction has not been investigated...
  10. pmc Prevalence and correlates of prenatal vitamin A deficiency in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia
    Samson Gebremedhin Gebreselassie
    School of Public and Environmental Health, Hawassa University, PO Box 12485, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2School of Public Health, 3School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
    J Health Popul Nutr 31:185-94. 2013
    ..80 (95% CI 1.28-2.53). VAD has major public-health significance in the area. Accordingly, it should be combated through enhancement of diet diversity, birth control, and socioeconomic empowerment of women...
  11. pmc A systematic review of effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birthweight: meta-analysis of 17 randomized controlled trials
    Samson G Gebreselassie
    Awassa College of Agriculture, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
    J Health Popul Nutr 29:134-40. 2011
    ..The meta-analysis did not witness any association between birthweight and prenatal zinc supplementation...