COVID19: Frontieri response to the unprecedented outbreak

COVID-19 occurrence is an unprecedented situation for governments and companies. Institutions are having a challenging time to come to terms with the outbreak of COVID-19.Organization leaders are responding promptly and urgently to the best of their capacity. Above all, this time is pointed out as key moment for leaders to step up and do what’s…

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Meet Our Panelists

Dr Sentayehu Assefa Senior Medical Doctor, Germany Dr. Sentayehu Assefa is specialist of Medical Microbiology and Infection Epidemiology, Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology. He studied medicine at the University Hospital Jena, Germany. He has many years of practical experience in his field at the University Hospital Jena, Germany. He also worked as a consultant in internal medicine-gastroenterology in…

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Perceptions of risks and impacts of covid-19 among the public in Ethiopia

The study indicated that more than two thirds of the respondents did not consider Coronavirus as a threat. Likewise, the reported perceived chance of contracting the disease was too low where only less than 9.4% of them felt high probability of contracting the disease. Access the full report https://www.docdroid.net/jbD43NX/02-perceptions-of-risks-and-impacts-of-covid-19-among-the-public-in-ethiopia-pdf

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Implications of COVID-19 on Income

The result shows various coping strategies were used by respondents to compensate for the income decline due to COVID-19 pandemic. The participants reported that the most commonly used coping strategy against income decline is saving. From the total sample of respondents who faced an income decline, 56.3% of them reported to have used their saving…

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Knowledge and attitude towards COVID-19 in Ethiopia

The findings also reveal that there are still reasonable amount of knowledge gaps among females than males, among older age groups than younger ones, and residents of certain regions in correctly identifying the means of transmission and key symptoms among the population. Access the full report https://www.docdroid.net/ltz6u8g/knowledge-and-attitude-towards-covid-19-in-ethiopia-pdf

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Adoption of Preventive practices for COVID-19 in Ethiopia: findings from telephone survey

The vast majority (73%) of respondents washed their hands as preventive mechanism. This is an encouraging number with about 50% of them washing their hands about 6-10 times per day. The average number of times of washing hands per day is 8, as self-reported by respondents. Access the full report https://www.docdroid.net/nonwqs7/adoption-of-preventive-practices-for-covid-19-in-ethiopia-pdf  

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Preliminary Assessment of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ethiopia: A finding from national survey

Frontieri has taken the initiative in conducting, nationally representative telephone-based surveys, under our project entitled “Preliminary Assessment of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Ethiopia”. The major objective of the survey was to assess the current awareness, knowledge and behavior of people in Ethiopia and to identify the key gaps and issues that need to be addressed…

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