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  • Vol 1, No1 (Inaugural Issue), January 2019

P2P e-Health Newsletter

Message from Editor in Chief The purpose of a Newsletter is typically to disseminate information on the activities of an organization, in this case that of People to People (P2P), Inc. While this remains to

News and Events

Professor Elias Siraj, a P2P Officer and an authority on endocrinology and metabolic disorders, gave revealing interviews on Tadias Magazine and VOA on the alarming situation of diabetes in Ethiopia. The interviews were done on

Spotlight

Dr. Electron Kebebew In the Spotlight Section of this issue, we present the profile of none other than Dr. Electron Kebebew. He is an accomplished clinician and medical researcher of the first caliber. We were

Digitizing Patient Data

Mulugeta Gebregziabher, PhD Professor and Vice Chair Department of Public Health Sciences Medical University of South Carolina E-mail: gebregz@musc.edu Digitizing patient data- some perspectives and recommendations for Ethiopia Introduction: An electronic medical record (EMR) is

The wild side of infections

Zelalem H. Mekuria DVM, PhD. Post-doctoral Scholar, School of Veterinary Medicine Louisianan State University, Baton Rouge, LA zmekuria1@lsu.edu The wild side of infections, a complex and cryptic source of disease spillover to human, and an

Hospice and Palliative Medicine in Ethiopia

Anteneh Habte, MD Virginia, USA The Coming of Age of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in Ethiopia The history of pain and suffering is as old as mankind itself.  Prior to the advent of antibiotics in

Blood in stool

Kebede Begna, MD Rochester, Minnesota Blood in stool: Colon cancer unless proven otherwise As the saying goes “Prevention is better than cure” among one of the proven methods in preventing human maladies, colon cancer screening

Environmental hazards of “festal”

Abebe Haregewoin, MD, Ph. D. Maryland, USA The health and environmental hazards of “festal” or disposable plastic bags and other disposable plastics in Ethiopia The scourge of “festal” aka plastic bags in Ethiopia and Africa