Published Papers

  • 2018, Negash Mhiret Worku, J.S. Heslop-Harrison, Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution – Springer, ‘Biodiversity in Ethiopian linseed (Linum usitatissimum L.): molecular characterization of landraces and some wild species’ 
  • 2018, James S. Borrell, Manosh K. Biswas, Mark Goodwin, Guy Blomme, Trude Schwarzacher, J.S. (Pat) Heslop-Harrison, Abebe M. Wendawek, Admas Berhanu, Simon Kallow, Steven Janssens, Ermias L. Molla, Aaron P. Davis, Feleke Woldeyes, Kathy Willis, Sebsebe Demissew, Paul Wilkin, Annals of Botany, ‘Enset  in Ethiopia: a poorly characterized but resilient starch staple’  
  • 2017, M Asferaw, G Woodruff, C Gilbert, BMJ Global Health, ‘Causes of severe visual impairement and blindness in students in schools for the blind in Northwest Ethiopia’ 
  • 2016, Emma-Louise Aveling, Desalegn Tegabu Zegeye, Michael Silverman, BMC Health Services Research, ‘Obstacles to implementation of an intervention to improve surgical services in an Ethiopian hospital: a qualitative study of an international health partnership project’ 
  • 2013, E Aveling, P McCulloch, M Dixon-Woods, ‘A qualitative study comparing experiences of the surgical safety checklist in hospitals in high-income and low-income countries’ BMJ Open 2013;3:e003039
  • 2011, M Goodwin, Gojjam Ademe, M Pennington, C Bartle, P Jackson, Chapter 2 in Patsy Kemp and Richard Atfield (eds) Enhancing Graduate Impact in Business and Management, Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, Tourism, Newbury, Threshold Press, pp.9–20.
  • 2011, J Hightower, M Fahmi, Gashaw Getahun, A Derso, ‘African partnerships for patient safety: a catalyse for change in Ethiopia’,  BMC Proceedings, Volume 5 Suppl 6, Issue Suppl+6, p. P322.
  • 2010, AMJ Leather, C Butterfield, K Peachey, M Silverman, R Sheriff.  ‘International Health Links movement expands in the United Kingdon’, International Health 2, pp 165-171
  • 2010, E Pitchforth, RJ Lilford, Yigzaw Kebede, Getahun Asres, C Stanford, J Frost, ‘Assessing and understanding quality of care in a labour ward: a pilot study combining clinical and social science perspectives in Gondar, Ethiopia’, Social Science & Medicine, Volume 71, Issue 10, pp. 1739 – 1748.
  • 2009, Shitaye Alemu, A Dessie, E Bard, PT Lee, ER Trimble, DIW Phillips, E H O Parry, ‘Insulin-requiring diabetes in rural Ethiopia: should we reopen the ase for malnutrician-related disease?’,  Diabetologia, September 2009, Volume 52, Issue 9, pp 1842-1845.
  • 2008, E Carter, Sisay Yifru, C Archdeacon, C Barbrook, Mistir Gebremedhin, ‘Setting up a Clinical Audit in Gondar Hospital, Ethiopia’,  Ethiop Med J, Vol. 46, No.3.
  • 2008, M Edelstein, E Pitchforth, Getahun Asres, M Silverman and N Kulkarni, ‘Awareness of health effects of cooking smoke among women in the Gondar Region of Ethiopia: a pilot survey’, BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2008, 8, p. 10.
  • 2007, R Major, ‘Leicester-Gondar: an International Medical Student Link, The Lancet Student, 2007.
  • 2007, Y Mensur, B Gebretsadik, Gashaw Getahun, JMS Johnstone, ‘One Year Audit of Surgical Admissions at Gondar University Medical College’ East and Central African Journal of Surgery, Volume 12, Issue 1.
  • 2005, N Kulkarni, B Prudon, SL Panditi, Yekoye Abebe, J Grigg, ‘Carbon loading of alveolar macrophages in adults and children exposed to biomass smoke particles’, The Science of the total environment, Volume 345, Issue 1-3, pp. 23 – 30.
  • 2003, Sirak Hailu, Tesfaye Tessema, M Silverman, ‘Prevalence of symptoms of asthma and allergies in schoolchildren in Gondar town and its vicinity, northwest Ethiopia’, Pediatric Pulmonology, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp. 427 – 432.
  • 2001, A Nicoll, E Carter, B Golden, J Robson, D Southall,  ‘Developing sustainable international partnerships in child health and paediatric care’, Archives of disease in childhood, Volume 84, Issue 4, pp. 315–319


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