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Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Solomon Gurmu

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department, Bishoftu Defence General Hospital, West Shawa, Ethiopia

Publications
  • Research Article   
    Level of Knowledge and Preventive Practices against Covid-19 Pandemic Infection among Pregnant Women Visiting Serbo Health Center, Jimma Town South West Ethiopia
    Author(s): Daniel Aboma* and Solomon Gurmu

    Background: Covid-19 infection may predispose pregnant women to higher risks of severe disease and poorer neonatal outcome. Novel-corona virus is currently a pandemic and public health emergency of international concern, stated globally by the World Health Organization (WHO). Ethiopia has become one of the affected countries as of October 15, 2020. However, the level of knowledge and preventive practice against Covid-19 infection among pregnant women visiting health facilities. Objective: This study aimed to determine the level of knowledge and preventive practices against Covid-19 pandemic infection among pregnant women visiting Serbo health center, Jimma town southwest Ethiopia. Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on 232 sampled visitors, from 20–28 October 2020. Consecutive sampling was u.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0420.21.10.510

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