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Assessment of Community Health and Health Related Problems in Debre Markos Town, East Gojjam, Ethiopia, 2013

Belayneh Kefale Gelaw1*, Gobezie Temesgen Tegegne1 and Yeshanew Asinake Bizuye2
1Department of Pharmacy, College of medicine and Health Sciences, Ambo University, Ambo, Ethiopia
2Debire Markose Hospital, North East Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Corresponding Author : Belayneh Kefale Gelaw
Department of Pharmacy
College of medicine and health science
Ambo University, P.O.Box 19, Ambo, Ethiopia
Tel: +251913805290/+215921250521
E-mail: [email protected]
Received November 25, 2014; Accepted December 10, 2014; Published December 12, 2014
Citation: Gelaw BK, Tegegne GT, Bizuye YA (2014) Assessment of Community Health and Health Related Problems in Debre Markos Town, East Gojjam, Ethiopia, 2013. J Biosafety Health Educ 2:125. doi:10.4172/2332-0893.1000125
Copyright: © 2014 Gelaw BK, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Community Based Training is an on-site training program tailored to an employer’s specific hiring needs. The training takes place in the actual work area in the workplace, and a professionally trained job coach is located on-site to provide additional support in training. The study was conducted in Keble 05 Debre markos town found in Amhara region, East Gojjam Zone, which is located 299 km for away from Addis Ababa and 265 km away from Bihar Dar town. The Administration has 8 sefer the keble has 8551 population of these 4447 were female and 4104 male, its climate condition, woynadega and had 45 government and private health institution. The aim of the study was to assess the community health status and health related condition in Keble 05 Debre Markos town, East Gojjam Zone, Ethiopia, 2013.

Method: Community based cross sectional survey conducted from 25/08/2013-24/09/2013 by using interviewer administrative questioner and observation. The study conducted in urban population Keble 05 Debire markos town.

Result: The cross sectional descriptive study, 94% of house hold in the keble had latrine facility Among this 50% of house don’t have hand washing facility connected with latrine among women who were pregnant 100% were attained at least 1st ANC and 90 of them deliver in the health facility from breast feeding 18% of children stop breast feeding before the age of 6 month and early and late feeding also present in 9% of children.

Conclusion: Most of the house hold in the kebel had latrine constructed but most of them had no hand washing facility connected with latrine and low coverage of solid and liquid waste disposal system. There were also different problems like low immunization coverage’s, low family planning, utilization poor wining and exclusive breast feeding.