Tsion Afework Habte

Email: t.habte.1@research.gla.ac.uk

          2831103H@student.gla.ac.uk

          tsion.afework09@gmail.com 

Tell: +447399184283

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8531-2876

Research title: Exploring gendered mental health issues in a One Health context with a pastoralist community in the Afar region of Ethiopia.

Research Summary

Current research 

Exploring gendered mental health in a One Health context with a pastoralist community in the Afar region of Ethiopia

Research interest 

  •  Non communicable diseases 
  •  Women cancer
  •  Gendered mental health
  •  Health Research Ethics 
  •  Tool validation
  •  One Health
  •  Intersectionality feminist theory

 

 

Publications

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2023

Malekpour, M.-R. et al. (2023) Survival and predictors of breast cancer mortality in South Ethiopia: A retrospective cohort study. PLoS ONE, 18(3), e0282746. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282746) (PMID:36877683) (PMCID:PMC9987816)

2022

Afework, T., Wondimagegnehu, A., Shita Bogale, A., Johanna Kantelhardt, E. and Addissie, A. (2022) Predictors of unmet supportive care needs of adult cancer patients in Ethiopia. European Journal of Cancer Care, 31(6), e13694. (doi: 10.1111/ecc.13694) (PMID:36065621)

Sisay, B. G., Afework, T. , Jima, B. R., Gebru, N. W., Zebene, A. and Hassen, H. Y. (2022) Dietary diversity and its determinants among children aged 6–23 months in Ethiopia: evidence from the 2016 Demographic and Health Survey. Journal of Nutritional Science, 11, e88. (doi: 10.1017/jns.2022.87) (PMID:36304826) (PMCID:PMC9554528)

Afework, T. , Seid, B., Anteneh, A., Ayele, W., Gebreyesus, S. H. and Endris, B. S. (2022) Burden of mortality from cancer among adults in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, using verbal autopsy, 2007–2017. ecancermedicalscience, 16, 1428. (doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2022.1428) (PMID:36158974) (PMCID:PMC9458272)

2021

Wilkinson, R., Afework, T. , Mortimore, A., Phillips, D. I. W., Willcox, M., Levene, D. and Kaba, M. (2021) A neglected source of household air pollution: a preliminary, mixed methods study of purposely produced household smoke in Wollo, Ethiopia. Journal of Public Health, 43(4), e645-e655. (doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa197) (PMID:33300580)

Afework, T. , Wondimagegnehu, A., Alemayehu, N., Kantelhardt, E. J. and Addissie, A. (2021) Validity and reliability of the Amharic version of supportive care needs survey - short form 34 among cancer patients in Ethiopia. BMC Health Services Research, 21, 484. (doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06512-2) (PMID:34020635) (PMCID:PMC8138921)

Teshome, B., Trabitzsch, J., Afework, T., Addissie, A., Kaba, M., Kantelhardt, E. J. and Getachew, S. (2021) Perceived barriers to timely treatment initiation and social support status among women with breast cancer in Ethiopia. PLoS ONE, 16(9), e0257163. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257163) (PMID:34516552) (PMCID:PMC8437283)

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Number of items: 7.

Articles

Malekpour, M.-R. et al. (2023) Survival and predictors of breast cancer mortality in South Ethiopia: A retrospective cohort study. PLoS ONE, 18(3), e0282746. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0282746) (PMID:36877683) (PMCID:PMC9987816)

Afework, T., Wondimagegnehu, A., Shita Bogale, A., Johanna Kantelhardt, E. and Addissie, A. (2022) Predictors of unmet supportive care needs of adult cancer patients in Ethiopia. European Journal of Cancer Care, 31(6), e13694. (doi: 10.1111/ecc.13694) (PMID:36065621)

Sisay, B. G., Afework, T. , Jima, B. R., Gebru, N. W., Zebene, A. and Hassen, H. Y. (2022) Dietary diversity and its determinants among children aged 6–23 months in Ethiopia: evidence from the 2016 Demographic and Health Survey. Journal of Nutritional Science, 11, e88. (doi: 10.1017/jns.2022.87) (PMID:36304826) (PMCID:PMC9554528)

Afework, T. , Seid, B., Anteneh, A., Ayele, W., Gebreyesus, S. H. and Endris, B. S. (2022) Burden of mortality from cancer among adults in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, using verbal autopsy, 2007–2017. ecancermedicalscience, 16, 1428. (doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2022.1428) (PMID:36158974) (PMCID:PMC9458272)

Wilkinson, R., Afework, T. , Mortimore, A., Phillips, D. I. W., Willcox, M., Levene, D. and Kaba, M. (2021) A neglected source of household air pollution: a preliminary, mixed methods study of purposely produced household smoke in Wollo, Ethiopia. Journal of Public Health, 43(4), e645-e655. (doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdaa197) (PMID:33300580)

Afework, T. , Wondimagegnehu, A., Alemayehu, N., Kantelhardt, E. J. and Addissie, A. (2021) Validity and reliability of the Amharic version of supportive care needs survey - short form 34 among cancer patients in Ethiopia. BMC Health Services Research, 21, 484. (doi: 10.1186/s12913-021-06512-2) (PMID:34020635) (PMCID:PMC8138921)

Teshome, B., Trabitzsch, J., Afework, T., Addissie, A., Kaba, M., Kantelhardt, E. J. and Getachew, S. (2021) Perceived barriers to timely treatment initiation and social support status among women with breast cancer in Ethiopia. PLoS ONE, 16(9), e0257163. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0257163) (PMID:34516552) (PMCID:PMC8437283)

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Grants

 

  • Exploring gendered mental health in a One Health context with a pastoralist community in the Afar region of Ethiopia, TRAW6PAA8, Collage of Social Science, University Of Glasgow, 2022-2025
  • Cervical cancer screening in women with mental illness in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia Thematic Women Research Grant, 2023-2024

  • Cause-specific mortality, burden of communicable, non-communicable diseases and injury in adults and major causes of neonatal and child mortality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa University Thematic Research Grant,  2018-2020

  • Unmet supportive care needs of adult cancer patients, Addis Ababa University, 2019

Conference

In the Africa Mortality Symposium, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, from November 29-30, 2022, I presented my work on “Burden of mortality from cancer among adults in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia using verbal autopsy.

In 27th Annual Meeting of FIDE women ́s health in times of global and planetary changes in September 2022; I presented a finding from verbal autopsy on women mortality from the common cancers in Ethiopia.

Additional Information

I am volunteer member of West of Scotland Research Ethics Committee

I am a peer reviewer on international journals I.e PLos One, BMC, Global Health