Azmach Dache's research while affiliated with Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital and other places

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Background Globally 1 in 7 women aren’t using family planning as a result, larger numbers of women get pregnant within 7–9 months of childbirth. The aim of this study was to estimate the time to initiate postpartum modern contraceptive use and predictors among women of reproductive age group within the first 12 months of delivery in Della Town, Sou...
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Background The desire of HIV-infected woman to have children in the future has significant implications for the transmission of HIV to sexual partners and newborn. This study aimed to determine the determinants of repeated Pregnancy among HIV-positive women on Anti retroviral Treatments, at the public health facility, in Gedeo Zone, South Ethiopia....
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Background Globally, postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is one of the leading causes of maternal mortality. In developing countries, it accounts for more than 30% of all maternal deaths. So, understanding its burden in the health care setting is significant. Thus, this study aimed to assess the magnitude of PPH and its associated factors among women who g...
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the inappropriate use of antibiotics, its reasons and contributing factors among communities of Yirgalem town, Sidama regional state, Ethiopia. Methods: The study was conducted in Yirgalem town from 1 March to 30 March 2019. A cross-sectional study with interviewer administered structured and prete...
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Background Around two and half million neonatal mortality occurred in 2017, especially in developing countries. This study was conducted to determine the determinants of neonatal mortality among newborns admitted in the neonatal intensive care unit at Dilla University Referral Hospital in Gedeo Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Methods An unmatched case-co...
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Background: A postnatal care given after childbirth is a critical care to promote health and to prevent complications of the mother and newborn. However, utilization of this service is low in Ethiopia, and little is known about its coverage and determinants. Thus, this study aimed to assess the prevalence of early postnatal-care service utilizatio...

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... Women in the class of grand multipara are characterized by advanced maternal age along with a history of uterine atony, which heightened the risk of dying due to obstetric hemorrhage [50,51]. The finding was consistent with studies in Senegal, Mali [52], Zimbabwe [51], Ethiopia (Shire Endasselassie and Yirgalem) [53,54], and Afghanistan [55]. This could potentially be due to the conditions that affect uterine contraction, such as blood clots and retained placenta or remnants of placenta tissue that could diminish the contractility of the uterine muscle. ...
... The findings also lower than previous studies conducted in Ethiopia (67.9% and 92.6%). 33,45 Moreover, it is higher than previous Ethiopian studies conducted in Tigray (21%), 34 Harar (34%), 35 Yirgalem (37.9%), 46 and other LMICs (Nigeria (51.0%), 38 Malawi (20%), 47 and Malaysia (34.8%) 48 ). ...
... A CRP/PCT index is also described in patients with abdominal sepsis, which is directly related to death; however, we did not find studies in neonates. This index seems promising and could be considered for future studies [91]. ...
... Several studies have been conducted to investigate the utilization of PNC, as well as the factors that influence it. Several studies have linked it to maternal-related influencing factors such as age of women (Yoseph et al., 2021), educational level of the women (Ahinkorah et al., 2021), occupational status of women and husbands (Ahinkorah et al., 2021), wealth index (Ahinkorah et al., 2021), antenatal care (ANC) (Belachew et al., 2016), media exposure (Ahinkorah et al., 2021), place of delivery (Belachew et al., 2016;Limenih et al., 2016;Somefun & Ibisomi, 2016), wealth index (Mekonnen et al., 2021;Somefun & Ibisomi, 2016). In addition, the utilization of PNC can be affected by other factors, such as time taken to get the nearest health facility (Ndugga et al., 2020), planned and wanted pregnancy (Yoseph et al., 2021), health profession preferred by women, source of information about maternal care, duty service of maternal health care (Ahinkorah et al., 2021), number of living children (Debie & Tesema, 2021), cultural practices (Belachew et al., 2016;Miller et al., 2016), lack of counselling, transportation problem, distance from the health institutions (Hordofa et al., 2015;Mukonka et al., 2018;Somefun & Ibisomi, 2016). ...