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MERQ Publications








Qualitative formative implementation research to inform introduction of a new essential medicine 
Oliver, V. L., Tolera, M., Teklu, A. M., Minaye, A., Lambert, P., & McIntosh, M. P. (2019). Qualitative formative implementation research to inform introduction of a new essential medicine. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. doi:10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.07.011

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1551741119301603?via%3Dihub=













Exploring barriers to reproductive, maternal, child and neonatal (RMNCH) health-seeking behaviors in Somali region, Ethiopia.
Jalu MT, Ahmed A, Hashi A, Tekilu A. Exploring barriers to reproductive, maternal, child and neonatal (RMNCH) health-seeking behaviors in Somali region, Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2019;14(3):e0212227. Published 2019 Mar 15. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0212227

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0212227









Knowledge, perception and practice towards oxytocin stability and quality
Oliver VL, Lambert PA, Than KK, Mohamed Y, Luchters S, Verma S, Yadav R, Kumar V, Teklu AM, Tolera M, Minaye A, McIntosh MP. Knowledge, perception and practice towards oxytocin stability and quality: A qualitative study of stakeholders in three resource-limited countries. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 25;13(9):e0203810. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203810. PMID: 30252860; PMCID: PMC6156023.

https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0203810













Use of a qualitative case study to learn lessons from severe preeclampsia causing a maternal near-miss: a case report
Tolera, M., Teklu, A.M., Ahmed, A. et al. Use of a qualitative case study to learn lessons from severe preeclampsia causing a maternal near-miss: a case report. J Med Case Reports 12, 277 (2018) doi:10.1186/s13256-018-1821-x

https://jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13256-018-1821-x













Establishing a Multicenter Longitudinal Clinical Cohort Study in Ethiopia: Advanced Clinical Monitoring of Antiretroviral Treatment Project
Teklu AM, Tsegaye E, Fekade D, Hailemelak A, Weiss W, Hassen E, Simmons N, Zewdu S, Berhan Y, Getachew A, Hagos T, Alebachew A, Damena M, Sitotaw Y, Assefa Y, Medhin G, Ruff A. Establishing a Multicenter Longitudinal Clinical Cohort Study in Ethiopia: Advanced Clinical Monitoring of Antiretroviral Treatment Project. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2017 Feb;27(Suppl 1):3-16. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.2s. PMID: 28465649; PMCID: PMC5402804.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejhs/article/view/152417













Patients who restart antiretroviral medication after interruption remain at high risk of unfavorable outcomes in Ethiopia
Teklu AM, Yirdaw KD. Patients who restart antiretroviral medication after interruption remain at high risk of unfavorable outcomes in Ethiopia. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Apr 4;17(1):247. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2172-9. PMID: 28376805; PMCID: PMC5379766.

https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-017-2172-9













Factors Associated with Mortality of TB/HIV Co-infected Patients in Ethiopia
Teklu AM, Nega A, Mamuye AT, Sitotaw Y, Kassa D, Mesfin G, Belayihun B, Medhin G, Yirdaw K. Factors Associated with Mortality of TB/HIV Co-infected Patients in Ethiopia. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2017 Feb;27(Suppl 1):29-38. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.4s. PMID: 28465651; PMCID: PMC5402803.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejhs/article/view/152419













Factors promoting and inhibiting sustained impact of a mental health task-shifting program for HIV providers in Ethiopia
Jerene D, Biru M, Teklu A, Rehman T, Ruff A, Wissow L. Factors promoting and inhibiting sustained impact of a mental health task-shifting program for HIV providers in Ethiopia. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2017 Dec 4;4:e24. doi: 10.1017/gmh.2017.21. PMID: 29230320; PMCID: PMC5719476.

https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/global-mental-health/article/factors-promoting-and-inhibiting-sustained-impact-of-a-mental-health-taskshifting-program-for-hiv-providers-in-ethiopia/309266808C8D4E867DA5ED7F2264C8B3













Predictors of Hospitalization among Children on ART in Ethiopia: a Cohort study
Haileamlak A, Hagos T, Abebe W, Abraham L, Asefa H, Teklu AM. Predictors of Hospitalization among Children on ART in Ethiopia: a Cohort study. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2017 Feb;27(Suppl 1):53-62. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.6s. PMID: 28465653; PMCID: PMC5402799.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejhs/article/view/152421













Establishing a Multicenter Longitudinal Clinical Cohort Study in Ethiopia: Advanced Clinical Monitoring of Antiretroviral Treatment Project
Teklu AM, Tsegaye E, Fekade D, Hailemelak A, Weiss W, Hassen E, Simmons N, Zewdu S, Berhan Y, Getachew A, Hagos T, Alebachew A, Damena M, Sitotaw Y, Assefa Y, Medhin G, Ruff A. Establishing a Multicenter Longitudinal Clinical Cohort Study in Ethiopia: Advanced Clinical Monitoring of Antiretroviral Treatment Project. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2017 Feb;27(Suppl 1):3-16. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.2s. PMID: 28465649; PMCID: PMC5402804.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejhs/article/view/152417













Patients who restart antiretroviral medication after interruption remain at high risk of unfavorable outcomes in Ethiopia
Teklu AM, Yirdaw KD. Patients who restart antiretroviral medication after interruption remain at high risk of unfavorable outcomes in Ethiopia. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Apr 4;17(1):247. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2172-9. PMID: 28376805; PMCID: PMC5379766.

https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-017-2172-9






Factors Associated with Mortality of TB/HIV Co-infected Patients in Ethiopia


Teklu AM, Nega A, Mamuye AT, Sitotaw Y, Kassa D, Mesfin G, Belayihun B, Medhin G, Yirdaw K. Factors Associated with Mortality of TB/HIV Co-infected Patients in Ethiopia. Ethiop J Health Sci. 2017 Feb;27(Suppl 1):29-38. doi: 10.4314/ejhs.v27i1.4s. PMID: 28465651; PMCID: PMC5402803.

https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ejhs/article/view/152419