Pro–poor pathway towards universal health coverage:  lessons from Ethiopia

Pro–poor pathway towards universal health coverage: lessons from Ethiopia

Publication: Journal of Global Health / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2016

In this commentary, the authors discuss how all–inclusive, community–led primary health care is the bedrock of the health services in Ethiopia. Notwithstanding its low–income status, the country has gradually but radically expanded access to a spectrum of health services and essential medicines.

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Time Series Analysis of Trends in Malaria Cases and Deaths at Hospitals and the Effect of Antimalarial Interventions, 2001–2011, Ethiopia

Time Series Analysis of Trends in Malaria Cases and Deaths at Hospitals and the Effect of Antimalarial Interventions, 2001–2011, Ethiopia

Publication: PLOS One / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2014

This joint study examines malaria interventions and trends in malaria cases and deaths at hospitals in malaria transmission areas during 2001–2011.

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The Nile is Symbol of Cooperation and Collaboration

The Nile is Symbol of Cooperation and Collaboration

Publication: Global Dialogue Review / Role: Author / Date: 2014

Dr. Tedros Adhanom makes the case for the importance of cooperation for the mutual and equitable benefit of the Nile Riparian States from the Nile River.

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True Partnership: Working Together to Strengthen Health Systems in Ethiopia

True Partnership: Working Together to Strengthen Health Systems in Ethiopia

Publication: Clinton Presidential Center / Role: Author / Date: 2014

Dr. Tedros Adhanom was one of 13 world leaders to contribute an essay to honor the ten-year anniversary of the Clinton Presidential Center and the accomplishments secured through innovative partnerships.

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The Labor Market for Health Workers in Africa: A New Look at the Crisis

The Labor Market for Health Workers in Africa: A New Look at the Crisis

Publication: World Bank Group / Role: Co-editor / Date: 2013

Written by Dr. Agnes Soucat, Dr. Richard Scheffler and Dr. Tedros Adhanom, this book looks at innovative solutions and new approaches to create a health workforce that can respond to the health challenges of Africa.

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What Will it Take to Eliminate Preventable Maternal Deaths?

What Will it Take to Eliminate Preventable Maternal Deaths?

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2012

Dr. Tedros Adhanom and Kate Gilmore project the maternal deaths that could be averted with global contraceptive use in 172 countries.

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In Support of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Support of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Author / Date: 2012

Dr. Tedros Adhanom describes the close partnership between Ethiopia and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and how Ethiopia used its scientific approach to health promotion, disease prevention and emergency preparedness as a model.

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Managing Health Partnerships at the Country Level

Managing Health Partnerships at the Country Level

Publication: World Scientific / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2011

This is a chapter of a larger publication on innovative partnerships at the heart of health diplomacy, offering Ethiopia’s country-level perspective.

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Game Changers: Why did the Scale-Up of HIV Treatment Work Despite Weak Health Systems?

Game Changers: Why did the Scale-Up of HIV Treatment Work Despite Weak Health Systems?

Publication: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2011

Dr. Kevin De Cock, Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, and Dr. Tedros Adhanom look at innovations in the global HIV program scale-up, such as the willingness to rapidly adopt and implement innovations, the flexibility and speed of program implementation, and the readiness to re-examine professional roles.

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Shrinking the Malaria Map: progress and prospects

Shrinking the Malaria Map: progress and prospects

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2010

This article looks at the transition from low-endemic malaria to malaria elimination, and the comparative risks and benefits.

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Tuberculosis and HIV: time for an intensified response

Tuberculosis and HIV: time for an intensified response

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Lead Author / Date: 2010

This article looks at how HIV/AIDS has exacerbated the tuberculosis epidemic and the rise of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.

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Achieving the health MDGs: country ownership in four steps

Achieving the health MDGs: country ownership in four steps

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Author / Date: 2010

Dr. Tedros Adhanom shares his perspective on the importance of country ownership to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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The Global Fund: replenishment and redefinition in 2010

The Global Fund: replenishment and redefinition in 2010

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Author / Date: 2010

Dr. Tedros Adhanom reflects on reforms undertaken during his tenure as Chair of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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Responding to the challenge to end malaria deaths in Africa

Responding to the challenge to end malaria deaths in Africa

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2008

With World Malaria Day, April 25, 2008, the international community – led by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon – throws its weight behind an ambitious campaign to expand access to a comprehensive set of malaria-control interventions in sub-Saharan Africa with the aim of ending malaria deaths on the continent in the near future.

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Rapid Increase in Ownership and use of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets and Decrease in Prevalence of Malaria in Three Regional States of Ethiopia (2006-2007)

Rapid Increase in Ownership and use of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets and Decrease in Prevalence of Malaria in Three Regional States of Ethiopia (2006-2007)

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2010

Following recent large scale-up of malaria control interventions in Ethiopia, this study aimed to compare ownership and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN), and the change in malaria prevalence.

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Malaria: Efforts Starting to show Widespread Results

Malaria: Efforts Starting to show Widespread Results

Publication: Nature / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2008

Dr. Awa Marie Coll-Seck, Dr. Tedros Adhanom and Mr. Alan Court defend the work of the Roll Back Malaria Partnership and the progress being made in the fight against malaria.

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Understanding barriers to emergency care in low-income countries: view from the front line.

Understanding barriers to emergency care in low-income countries: view from the front line.

Publication: Prehospital and Disaster Medicine / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2007

Morbidity and mortality due to acute but treatable conditions remain high in the developing world, as many significant barriers exist to providing emergency medical care. This study investigates these barriers in a rural region of Ethiopia.

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Can Source Reduction of Mosquito Larval Habitat Reduce Malaria Transmission in Tigray, Ethiopia?

Can Source Reduction of Mosquito Larval Habitat Reduce Malaria Transmission in Tigray, Ethiopia?

Publication: Tropical Medicine and International Health / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2005

This report shares findings from a pilot study in Tigray, to assess whether environmental management could reduce malaria transmission by Anopheles arabiensis.

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Making the World’s Children Count

Making the World’s Children Count

Publication: The Lancet / Role: Co-Author / Date: 2005

This article applauds the WHO’s new methods of accounting for the large part of the world’s population, particularly in poorer regions, and highlights the importance of reliable numbers when measuring success towards the Millennium Development Goals.

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Schistosome Transmission, Water-Resource Development and Altitude in Northern Ethiopia

Schistosome Transmission, Water-Resource Development and Altitude in Northern Ethiopia

Publication: Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology / Role: Lead Author / Date: 2002

This study examines the incidence of schistosomiasis and the key risk factors, concluding that altitude was the key factor and recommending microdams should be sited as high as local geography permits.

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Community Participation in Malaria Control in Tigray Region Ethiopia

Community Participation in Malaria Control in Tigray Region Ethiopia

Publication: Acta Tropica / Role: Co-Author / Date: 1996

This study looks at the primary health care system established in Tigray that engaged community residents to plan and implement health services, and the effectiveness of the model in reducing malaria.

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Household Risk Factors for Malaria among Children in the Ethiopian Highlands

Household Risk Factors for Malaria among Children in the Ethiopian Highlands

Publication: Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene / Role: Lead Author / Date: 2000

 

This study was conducted in northern Ethiopia to identify risk factors responsible for the variations in malaria transmission from village to village (and even family to family in the same village).

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Community-Based Malaria Control in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Community-Based Malaria Control in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia

Publication: Parassitologia / Role: Lead Author / Date: 1999

This study looks at the community-based malaria control activities in Tigray, how access to early diagnosis and treatment has contributed to a significant decrease in death rate in children under five years old, and how geographic information system technologies are supporting future planning.

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Incidence of malaria among children living near dams in northern Ethiopia: community based incidence survey

Incidence of malaria among children living near dams in northern Ethiopia: community based incidence survey

Publication: British Medical Journal / Role: Lead Author / Date: 1999

This study examines the impact of construction of microdams on the incidence of malaria in nearby communities, demonstrates a 7 fold increase in the overall incidence of malaria, and argues for appropriate malaria control measures to counteract the increased risk.

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Malaria, schistosomiasis, and intestinal helminths in relation to microdams in Tigray, northern Ethiopia

Malaria, schistosomiasis, and intestinal helminths in relation to microdams in Tigray, northern Ethiopia

Publication: Parassitologia / Role: Lead Author / Date: 1998

A survey was undertaken in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, to assess the prevalence of malaria, schistosomiasis, and intestinal helminths in relation to microdams, and demonstrated that microdams create favorable conditions for the transmission of these diseases.

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Community Participation in Malaria Control in Tigray Region Ethiopia

Community Participation in Malaria Control in Tigray Region Ethiopia

Publication: Acta Tropica, Issue 61.2 / Role: Lead Author / Date: 1996

This study looks at the primary health care system established in Tigray that engaged community residents to plan and implement health services, and the effectiveness of the model in reducing malaria.

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