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Publications by Institute of Public Health Staff as Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator in the 9-months of 2013:

Addis K, Wassie B, and Nega A. Incidence and Predictors of Tuberculosis among Adult People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus at the University of Gondar Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013, 13:
Alemu Y, Wubshet M, Assefa G and Awoke T. Rate of Immunological Failure and its Predictors among Patients on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy at Debremarkos Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia: A Retrospective Follow up Study.  J AIDS Clin Res 2013, 4: 212.
Andargie G, Berhane Y, Worku A and Kebede Y. Predictors of perinatal mortality in rural population of Northwest Ethiopia: a prospective longitudinal study. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:168
Assefa G, Megabiaw B, Awoke T. Birth interval and its predictors among women in Dabat District, Northwest Ethiopia. Afr J Reprod Health, 2013, 17:2. 43-49 
Assefa S, Kebede Y, and Tegabu D. Knowledge and utilization of information communication technology (ICT) among health science students at the University of Gondar, North Western Ethiopia. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013, 13:31 
Awoke A, Addis K, Negese D, Megabiaw B. Non- Adherence to Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment and Determinant Factors among Patients with Tuberculosis in Northwest Ethiopia. PLOSEONE 2013,
Birhanu Z, Andargie G, Awoke T, Assefa G and Negesse D. Determinants of skilled attendance for delivery in Northwest Ethiopia: a community based nested case control study. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:130 
Damte A, Megabiaw B, Berhe H and GebreHiwot HPrevalence and associated factors of mental distress among leprosy patients at ALERT hospital outpatient clinic Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. IJPSR, 2013; Vol. 4(3): 1176-1182
Fenta A, Wasie B, Awoke T and Alemu K. Predictors of Dental caries among children 7–14 years old in Northwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study. BMC Oral Health 2013, 13:7. 
Gebeyehu A, Worku A and Fantahun M. Availability and components of maternity services according to providers and users perspectives in North Gondar, northwest Ethiopia. Reproductive Health 2013, 10:43
Gebeyehu A, Worku A and Fantahun M. Factors affecting utilization of skilled maternal care in Northwest Ethiopia: a multilevel analysis. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013, 13:20
Gebeyehu A, Worku A and Fantahun M. Maternal Complications and Women’s Behavior in Seeking Care from Skilled Providers in North Gondar,Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 2013, 8(3): e60171.
Gebeyehu A, Worku A and Fantahun M. The Contributions of Maternity Care to Reducing Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: A Cohort Study in Dabat District, Northwest Ethiopia. Maternal and Child Health J, 2013, 17(7)
Gebrearegawi H, Edris M, and Negese D. Availability of Adequately Iodized Salt at Household Level and Associated Factors in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia. ISRN Public Health 2013, Article ID 160582
Gebreslassie  M, Feleke  A, and Melese  T. Psychoactive substances use and associated factors among Axum university students, Axum Town, North Ethiopia.BMC Public Health 2013, 13:693
Getahun F, Mazengia F, Abuhay M, and Birhanu Z. Comprehensive knowledge about cervical cancer is low among women in Northwest Ethiopia. BMC Cancer 2013, 13:2.
Kebede B, Andargie G, and Gebeyehu A. Use of previous maternal health services has a limited role in re-attendance for skilled institutional delivery: cross-sectional survey in Northwest Ethiopia. International Journal of Women’s Health 2013:5 79–85.
Kebede B, Mekonnen D, Abate T. HIV self-testing practices among Health Care Workers: feasibility and options for accelerating HIV testing services in Ethiopia. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2013;15:50 
Megabiaw B, and Rahman A.  Prevalence and determinants of Chronic Malnutrition among under-5 Children in Ethiopia. Int. J. Child Health Nutr., 2013 Vol. 2, No. 3: 230-236
Megabiaw B, Awoke T, Adefris M, Azale T and Awoke A. Depression among women with Obstetric fistula, and Pelvic Organ Prolapse in northwest Ethiopia. BMC Psychiatry, 2013, 13:236.
 Megabiaw B, Awoke T. Comprehensive Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of street adults towards HIV/AIDS in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research,  June, 2013:5(6):181-7
 Megabiaw B, Rortviet G, Kebede Y, et al. Pelvic floor disorders among women in Dabat district, North-West Ethiopia. A pilot study. Intl Urogynecol J (July 2013),  24(7): 1135-1143
Mehretie Y, Gebeyehu A, and Birhanu Z. Knowledge of reproductive and sexual rights among University students in Ethiopia: institution-based cross-sectional. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013, 13:12 
Mekonnen H, Tadesse T and Kisi T. Malnutrition and its Correlates among Rural Primary School Children of Fogera District, Northwest Ethiopia. J Nutr Disorders Ther 2013, S12-002
 Moges B Yismaw G Kassu A Megabiaw B, Alemu S, Amare B, et al. Sexually transmitted infections based on the syndromic approach in Gondar town, northwest Ethiopia. BMC Public Health 2013;13:143
Negese D, Megabiaw B. Mother-To-Child transmission of HIV and its Predictors among HIV-Exposed Infants at a PMTCT Clinic in northwest Ethiopia. BMC Public Health,2013: 131:398
Rai-Sharma H, Worku W, Hassen M, Tadesse Y, Zewdu M, Kibret D, et al.  Water Handling Practices and Level of Contamination Between Source and Point-of-Use in Kolladiba Town, Ethiopia. Int. J. Sci & Tech, 2013. 8 (1) 25-35. 
Shimekaw B, Megabiaw B, and Alamrew Z. (2013) Prevalence and associated factors of sexual violence among private college female students in Bahir Dar city, North Western Ethiopia. Health, 5, 2013: 1069-1075. 
Tadesse N, Awoke T, Birhanu Z, and Addis K. High prevalence of HIV/AIDS risky sexual behaviors among street youth in Gondar town: a community based cross sectional study. BMC Research Notes 2013, 6:234 
Tadesse T, Demissie M, Berhane B, Kebede Y and Abebe M. Incidence of smear-positive tuberculosis in Dabat, northern Ethiopia. INT J TUBERC LUNG DIS, 2013; 17(5):630–635. 
Tadesse T, Demissie M, Berhane B, Kebede Y and Abebe M. Long distance travelling and financial burdens discourage tuberculosis DOTs treatment initiation and compliance in Ethiopia: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:424
Tadesse T, Demissie M, Berhane B, Kebede Y and Abebe M. The Clustering of Smear-Positive Tuberculosis in Dabat, Ethiopia: A Population Based Cross Sectional Study. PLoS ONE, 2013; 8(5)
Tsegay G, Edris M, and Meseret S. Assessment of voluntary counseling and testing service utilization and associated factors among Debre Markos University Students, North West Ethiopia: a cross-sectional survey in 2011. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:243.
Yadeta Dessie, Jemal Ebrahim, Tadesse Awoke. Mental distress among university students in Ethiopia: a cross sectional survey. The Pan African Medical Journal. 2013;15:95