Abiyu Abadi Tareke

Department of West Gondar Zonal Health, Mettu University, Metu, Ethiopia


  • Research Article   
    Utilization of COVID-19 Vaccine among Health Science Students in a Resource Limited Setting
    Author(s): Mohammedjud Hassen Ahmed*, Shuayib Shemsu Siraj, Shuma Gosha Kanfe, Ermias Bekele Enyew, Abiy Tasew Dubale, Abiyu Abadi Tareke, Mekonnen Kenate Hunde, Yohannes Ezezew

    Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 11, 2020. COVID-19 infection rates are accelerating in Africa, including in Ethiopia, and the first case of COVID-19 in Ethiopia was registered on March 13, 2020. In Ethiopia, the number of COVID-19 cases in Ethiopia has continued to increase from 3 January 2020 to 17 February 2022; there have been 467,860 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 7,429 deaths, reported to WHO. Objectives: The study aimed to assess the utilization and predictors of COVID-19 vaccine by health science students in Mettu University, Ethiopia. Methods: An institutional-based cross-sectional study was conducted among 423 health science students at Mettu University from February 14 to 17, 2022. STATA 14.0 w.. Read More»

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