The first issue of the Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, published by the College of Health Science of Jimma University, appeared in July 1990 with the title 'Bulletin of Jimma Institute of Health Sciences'. The journal used to appear twice a year until July 2007. Thereafter, it used to be published trice a year until it became a quarterly publication in 2014. Since January 2016, it is appearing every other month. It is an open access journal available at http://ejhs.ju.edu.et.

Vol 28 No 4 (2018): Ethiop J Health Sci.

p-ISSN:2220-5802

e-ISSN: 2413-7170

Vol. 29, No. 4

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Published: March 1, 2018

Published: 2018-03-01

Pancytopenia of Unknown Cause in Adult Patients Admitted to a Tertiary Hospital in Ethiopia

Case series

Esayas Kebede Gudina, Hiwot Amare, Kasahun Benti, Shoba Ibrahim, Gashahun Mekonnen

375-382

Utilization of Institutional Delivery Service in a Predominantly Pastoralist Community of Northeast Ethiopia

Mohammed Ahmed, Meaza Demissie, Araya Abrha Medhanyie, Alemayehu Worku, Yemane Berhane

402-423

Trends, Determinants and Health Risks of Adolescent Fatherhood in Sub-Saharan Africa

Emmanuel O. Amoo, Angie Igbinoba, David Imhonopi, Olufunmilayo O. Banjo, Chukwuedozie K. Ajaero, Joshua O. Akinyemi, David Igbokwe, Lukman B. Solanke

433-442

Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus and Associated Factors in Southern Ethiopia

A Community Based Study

Alemayehu Zekewos, Eskindir Loha, Tariku Egeno, Kindie Wubshet, Zelalem Merga

451-460

Health Professionals’ Stigma towards the Psychiatric Ill in Nigeria

Chukwuemeka Michael Ubaka, Chioma Mirrian Chikezie, Kosisochi Chinwendu Amorha, Chinwe Victoria Ukwe

483-494

Level and Factors Associated with Professional Commitment of Health Professionals Providing Institutional Delivery Services in Public Health Facilities, Southwest Ethiopia

Yibeltal Siraneh, Shimeles Ololo, Gebeyehu Tsega, Kiddus Yitbarek, Ayinengida Adamu, Belay Erchafo, Meaza Hailu, Mirkuzie Woldie

495-504

Applications of Propolis in Dentistry

A Review

Amir Jalal Abbasi, Farnoush Mohammadi, Mohamad Bayat, Shimelis Megersa Gema, Hannaneh Ghadirian, Hasti Seifi, Hananeh Bayat, Naghmeh Bahrami

505-512

Fibroplasia Ossificans Progressiva

A Case Report of a Rare Disease Entity

Daniel Solomon, Iyasu Wakjira, Daniel Hailu, Yocabel Gorfy

513-516

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Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences

The first issue of the Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, published by the College of Health Science of Jimma University, appeared in July 1990 with the title 'Bulletin of Jimma Institute of Health Sciences'. The journal used to appear twice a year until July 2007. Thereafter, it used to be published trice a year until it became a quarterly publication in 2014. Since January 2016, it is appearing every other month. It is an open access journal available at http://ejhs.ju.edu.et. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles related to Public Health and Medicine. The objectives of the journal are:

  1. To provide current scientific and technological information on health and related fields for informed planning and decision making.
  2. To contribute to the scientific knowledge and practices in medicine, public health and related fields by providing a formal means for researchers to share their scientific research works, observations and experiences.

Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences The first issue of the Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, published by the College of Health Science of Jimma University, appeared in July 1990 with the title 'Bulletin of Jimma Institute of Health Sciences'. The journal used to appear twice a year until July 2007. Thereafter, it used to be published trice a year until it became a quarterly publication in 2014. Since January 2016, it is appearing every other month. It is an open access journal available at https://ejhs.ju.edu.et or http://journals.ju.edu.et/index.php/ejhs/
EJHS publishes original research findings, observations, review articles, brief communications, case reports and book reviews related to Public Health and Medicine, Papers presented at recognized conferences may be considered for publication. EJHS is an Open Access (Gold) Journal where readers have accesses to full text for free while authors are expected to pay to publish. However, as the publication cost is being covered by Jimma University (the owner of EJHS) for the coming few months, authors do not pay to publish. Authors must agree that published article to be distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License CC BY 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the author/s and source are credited.
The journal used to get published biannually until July 2007; now it is appearing every other month. The language of the journal is English. All manuscripts submitted for publication are subject to peer review and will be sent to at least two experts in the field. Accepted manuscripts will be the property of College of Health Sciences of Jimma University. Those articles not accepted for publication will be returned to the author. The editorial board reserves the right to edit all manuscripts for clarity or structure, fit within the space available and decide on editorial matters. Statements and opinions expressed in the journal are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Editorial Board or College of Health Science of Jimma University. Requirements for all categories of articles largely conform to the “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals” developed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).
EJHS aspires to be the top preferred medical and health sciences journal in Africa by authors and practitioners.