Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022

  • Burn Out Among Healthcare Workers (HCWs) at Middle Stage of COVID-19 Pandemic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A Multicentre Cross-Sectional Study

    Ephrem Mamo, Trhas Tadesse, Alemu Kibret, Getachew Weldeyohanes, Aman Yesuf, Getabalew Endazenaw

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 11-20
    Received: 6 June 2022
    Accepted: 4 July 2022
    Published: 13 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.plm.20220602.11
    Abstract: Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged healthcare systems worldwide, including Ethiopia. Since HCWs are involved in the direct care of patients, they are more likely to be infected than the general population. A large numbers of frontline HCWs face high adversity, workloads, and stress, making them vulnerable to burnout. The aim of this s... Show More
  • Assessment of Utilization of Personal Protective Measures of COVID-19 and Associated Factors in Addis-Ababa

    Getachew Weldeyohannes, Ephrem Mamo, Aman Yesuf, Alemu Kibret

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, December 2022
    Pages: 21-29
    Received: 4 October 2022
    Accepted: 2 November 2022
    Published: 10 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.plm.20220602.12
    Abstract: Introduction: Globally, as of May 11, 2021, there have been over 158 million confirmed cases including over 3 million deaths, including the African continent, which is highly impacted. Ethiopia, the second-most populous African country, reported its first case on 13 March 2020 and has now reached over 260,000 confirmed cases and 3,888 deaths. The c... Show More