Daniel Biftu Bekalo

Daniel Biftu Bekalo
Haramaya University

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6 Research Items
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Introduction
Additional affiliations
October 2011 - present
Haramaya University
Position
  • Lecturer
October 2011 - September 2020
Haramaya University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
October 2015 - June 2016
Jimma University
Field of study
  • Biostatistics
October 2009 - June 2011
Jimma University
Field of study
  • Statistics

Publications

Publications (6)
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The risk of maternal death in developing countries is projected to be one in 61, while for developed countries it is estimated to be one in 2800. Antenatal care is a protective obstetric health care system aimed at improving the outcome of the pregnant fetus by routine pregnancy monitoring. One of the most important functions of antenatal care is t...
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Low birth weight (LBW) is a major determinant of morbidity, mortality and disability in infancy and childhood and has a long-term impact on health outcomes in adult life. This study was aimed to model LBW using marginal and generalized linear mixed models as well as identify the potential risk factors of LBW in Ethiopia. Data was taken from the 201...
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Tuberculosis disease burden remains a fundamental global public health concern for decades. The disease may not uniformly distributed with certain geographical areas recording higher notification rate than others. However, the Ethiopian national TB control program does not provide services based on those areas with the greatest notifications but ra...
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p class="abstract"> Background: Malnutrition is defined as deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. In Ethiopia malnutrition is one of the most serious health and welfare problems among infants and young children. Malnutrition among children under five years of age is a chronic problem in most regions of...
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Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting or female circumcision, is one of the deeply rooted traditional practices, in which the external female genital organ is either partially or totally removed for non-medical reasons. In Ethiopia, FGM is widespread across the majority of regions and ethnic groups, having the highes...
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Background: Preterm infant death is the most sensitive indicator of population health. A birth occurring before the 37th week of pregnancy is a preterm birth. Ethiopia is among the few countries that bear the highest burden of preterm infant deaths. Methods: A retrospective study design was used to collect the data from the neonatal chart of preter...

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