Advances in dairy Research

Advances in dairy Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-888X

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Tilahun E. Wanamo

College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health, Goba Referral Hospital, Madda Walabu University, Bale Goba, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   

    Author(s): Fikadu N. Dessalegn*, Tilahun E. Wanamo and Debebe W

    Background: Globally, in 2015 there were an estimated 2.7 million neonatal deaths which represents 45% of all deaths among children under five. In Ethiopia, according to WHO neonatal mortality rate is still high 29 per 1,000 live births. The majority of these new born deaths occur at home where a few families recognize signs of newborn illness and delays in decision to seek care at household level. However, different studies focus mostly on the prevalence of neonatal death and essential newborn care practice disregard of mother?s knowledge about neonatal danger sign and their health care seeking behavior which is one of the critical delays in neonatal illness. Objective: This study was intended to assess the level of knowledge and health care seeking behavior about WHO recognized neonatal danger signs and associated fac.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-888X.21.9.583

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