Baseline survey on harmful traditional practices in Ethiopia

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Published by National Committee on Traditional Practices of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa .

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  • Ethiopia,
  • Ethiopia.


  • Female circumcision -- Ethiopia.,
  • Traditional medicine -- Ethiopia.,
  • Ethiopia -- Social life and customs.

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StatementNational Committee on Traditional Practices of Ethiopia.
ContributionsNational Committee on Traditional Practices of Ethiopia.
LC ClassificationsGN650.5.E8 B37 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 115, [65] p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3614483M
LC Control Number2002375634

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Baseline survey on harmful traditional practices in Ethiopia, NCPTE, Addis Ababa Ethiopia Sept. Basic Medical Laboratory Techniques Fourth edition Jan Magnitude of Harmful Traditional Practices.

Out of the respondents (%) had information on at least one harmful traditional practice and (40%) of them had information on all of the mainly recognized HTPs (uvula cutting, milk teeth extraction, FGM, and eyebrow incision), (%) knew about uvula cutting, and (%) knew about female genital by: 2.

Book PDF Available Immunohematology Lecture Note for Medical Laboratory Technology Students, in collaboration with the Carter Center (EPHTI), Ministry of Education & Health of Ethiopia, Debub. Prevalence of harmful traditional practices. Out of the respondents (%) had information on at least one harmful traditional practices in which (40%) of them had information on all of the mainly recognized HTPs (uvula cutting, milk teeth extraction, FGM and eye borrow incision), (%) about uvula cutting and 69 (%) about female genital by: 6.

• Knowledge: More than 65% of the respondents consider Mingi, forced abortion and MBA as harmful traditional practices. For other HTPs, this knowledge lies between 60 to 65% while it is below 60% for MTE and whipping. • Attitude/intention: Over 60% of the respondents support the eradication of, and promised not to perform, 9 different HTP included in the current studies except MTE and.

Background. In addition to beneficial traditional practices, there are around harmful traditional practices affecting mothers and children in almost all ethnic groups of Ethiopia. Therefore this study might give a clue about their practice and associated factors.

The objective of this study was to assess magnitude of harmful traditional practices among children less than 5 years of age in. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Sweet Nothings Pretty Funny Girl Podcast ElectraTone Guitar Effects Clint Taylor ROSSO - Ardente KyA3g5 Radio Stations How To Fix The Music Business.

Harmful Traditional Practices For the Ethiopian Health Center Team Dawit Assefa, Eshetu Wassie, Masresha Getahun, Misganaw Berhaneselassie, and Atsinaf Melaku Awassa College In collaboration with the Ethiopia Public Health Training Initiative, The Carter Center, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health, and the Ethiopia Ministry of Education In / the National Committee on Traditional Practices in Ethiopia (NCTPE) carried out a national baseline survey to Baseline survey on harmful traditional practices in Ethiopia book the prevalence of this practice.

S people were interviewed in a study reaching 65 of Ethiopia's 80 ethnic groups (urban and. JaRco consulting is commissioned,to conduct Baseline Survey focusing on output 5 of the UNFPA Country Programme (CP). The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the level of current Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) and responses to Sexual and Gender-based Violence, and also the rehabilitation of survivors for the enjoyment of their fundamental Human rights in Ethiopia.

Existing evidence suggests that most Ethiopian adolescents have experienced at least one form of age- or gender-based violence (Pankhurst et al., ; Save the Children, ), and although.

To assess prevalence and associated factors of harmful traditional practices on children less than 15 years in Fentale Woreda East Shewa Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia from April1-October 30 / Specific Objective.

To determine prevalence of harmful traditional practices on. The National Baseline Survey on Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) of Ethiopia carried out in found that milk tooth extraction is performed in more than % of the general population.

In the Gambella region, there is a very high prevalence of this tradition that is valued as a marker of ethnic identity in the region. EGLDAM works with local people, community leaders, and government officials/agencies to protect women and children by bringing an end to harmful traditional practices, such as female genital mutilation, milk-tooth extraction, and early marriage.

We carry out this important human rights works through on-the-ground education, community forums, advertising, and legislative lobbying. Community Baseline Survey. Conclusions and Recommendations; Core Programs.

Basic Education; Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) Poverty Reduction; Reproductive Health; Events; News and Updates; Successes and Best Practices; Tag Cloud; Partners. BEN- Basic Education Network of Ethiopia; WOMANKIND Worldwide; IRIN News: Ethiopia. In / the National Committee on Traditional Practices in Ethiopia (NCTPE) carried out a national baseline survey to determine the prevalence of this practice.

S people were interviewed in a study reaching 65 of Ethiopia's 80 ethnic groups (urban and rural) in. Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) by the Ethiopian government and are proscribed by law, with designated punishments.

This is in line with Article 24 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which calls for the prohibition of traditional practices that are prejudicial to the health and well-being of children.

This article reviews harmful traditional and cultural practices which lead to violation of women’s rights in SADC region and measures taken by the Member States to address them. It is based on secondary data collected through review of studies, reports, policy documents and surveys from various data sets from national, regional and.

In Ethiopia, child marriage and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) are banned by law since and respectively and are considered harmful traditional practices that violate the rights of women and children.

Despite a general decline, the prevalence of these practices varies per. harmful traditional practices that relate to the social and cultural factors that affect women's reproductive health; and other reproductive health issues. The percent of women aged who received antenatal services has increased from 17 to 34 percent during   The objective of this study is to determine awareness of women in Gondar, Ethiopia to the harmful health effects of cooking smoke and to assess their willingness to change cooking practices.

Methods We used a single, administered questionnaire which included questions on household circumstances, general health, awareness of health impact of. Baseline survey.

In Decemberwe conducted a baseline survey in Adamazin Transit Center to gather general information on WASH indicators within the transit center two months prior to the HWB distribution. This included questions on water availability, water consumption, hand washing knowledge, hygiene practices, and sanitation.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media Harmful traditional practices under Ethiopian laws. Responsibility prepared by Ethiopian Woman Lawyers' Association. Language English, Amharic. English and Amharic texts bound back-to-back.

Imprint Addis Ababa: UNICEF/Ethiopia, [] Physical descript 16 p. ; 22 cm. date. Thus a baseline nutrition survey was carried out in May and June of The baseline survey was designed to cover all parts of the country. A stratified two-stage cluster sampling design was used for study sample selection.

The target populations for the survey were children. Breastfeeding practices are suboptimal in Raya Kobo district of North-eastern Ethiopia.

In this study the prevalence of colostrum avoidance was % (95% CI: –), which is higher than the prevalence of colostrum avoidance reported from Kersa district, South-eastern Ethiopia (%) [ 16 ]. The surveys cover women aged 15– The objective of this study is to present available empirical evidence obtained through household sur-veys in order to estimate the prevalence of child marriage and to identify and understand the factors 2 EARLY MARRIAGE: A Harmful Traditional Practice.

TABLE Comparison of circumcision status and the practice of cutting in Ethiopia and Kenya as reported by female respondents at baseline scores of all harmful FGC effects in Ethiopia and Kenya for both indicators decreased between the baseline and endline surveys in both the intervention and comparison sites.

Further, the increase in. Background Ethiopia has shown incredible success in malaria morbidity, mortality, and control. Community empowerment is a milestone to meet the ambitious plans of eliminating malaria by Objectives This study aimed to evaluate school-based malaria social behavior change communication (SBCC) in terms of community message exposure, acceptance, knowledge, and practices.

Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists: Emergency Contraception Guideline: Postpartum hemorrhage: Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) Facility-Based Management of the Third Stage of Labor and Community Perceptions and Actions on Postpartum Hemorrhage: Findings From a Survey in Ethiopia [].

Overlapping practices: From the above, it is clear that the practice of traditional medicine in Ethiopia is wide and diverse, as it is true in most other regions of the world. The DHS data (from both and survey years) used in this study suggests that about 17% of Ethiopian respondents reported chewing khat in 30 days preceding the survey.

In addition, a meta-analysis on the prevalence of khat chewing among Ethiopian university students indicated that more than one in five students have been engaged in khat.

•Ethiopia: area of million square Kilometers (slightly less than twice the size of Texas), is located at 4 and 14 degree north, 33 and 48 degrees east. Situated in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is bordered by Eritrea to the north, Sudan to the west, Kenya to the south, Somalia to the east and Djibouti to the northeast.

Landlocked. The President said: "Our traditional leaders across the country should take the lead in fighting risky traditional practices such as inheritance of widows, sexual cleansing, early girls' child.

Besides family and church support mechanisms, the Ethiopian society has traditional associations that operate when there is a death in a community.

There are various forms of co-operation based on neighborhood, kinship, religious affiliation or any other grounds. These informal associations assist members during the entire mourning process. Traditional or Customary Practices Affecting the Health of Women and Girls, and in the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa (Maputo Protocol), adopted by the African Union in Many of the countries where FGM/C occurs have passed legislation prohibiting the practice, and some countries with large immigrant popula-tions – Canada.

A total of adolescents ( females) ages 11–16 years were interviewed across all villages as part of the baseline survey in June Footnote 8 The same adolescents were interviewed in the end-line survey in Februarywith (or 63% of the baseline respondents) being successfully re-interviewed (of which are females).

Survey Coordinator TB Prevalence survey in African region workshop, OctoberAddis Ababa National TB Prevalence Survey Protocol, Ethiopia, / Outline of presentation Introduction Objective in case detection and as a baseline measurement for subsequent surveys in the future.

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This paper assesses the impact of the Adjibar Safe Motherhood Project and derives lessons of value to future interventions. History and Ethnic Relations Emergence of the Nation. Ethiopia was home to some of the earliest hominid populations and possibly the region where Homo erectus evolved and expanded out of Africa to populate Eurasia million years ago.

The most notable paleoanthropological find in the country was "Lucy," a female Australopithicus afarensis discovered in and referred to as Dinqnesh ("you.

The Need for Transferring Useful Indigenous Knowledge and Practices in Ethiopia Traditional Ethiopian Knowledge of Medicine and Surgery: An Introduction of Sources Ethnoveterinary Practices [of] Camel Herders of Southern Afar Area Traditional Family Planning Methods in Ethiopia: The Case of the Surma People.2 4.

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Such measures gave heart to the regional.

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