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Abiot Bezabeh Banti

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailabiot.banti@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukelandsveien 28
    Armauer Hansens hus
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Title of PhD work:

Spatial analysis of tuberculosis clustering: population based prospective follow up study in Dale, Sidama Zone


The aim is to study tuberculosis prevalence, incidence and geographic clustering and its associations with host, environmental and clinical risk factors. We will also explore the added value of systematic use of clustering technic to TB prevention and care program.


Main supervisor: Sven Gudmund Hinderaker

Co-supervisor: Brita Askeland Winje

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2023). Prevalence and incidence of symptomatic pulmonary tuberculosis based on repeated population screening in a district in Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). How many of persistent coughers have pulmonary tuberculosis? Population-based cohort study in Ethiopia. BMJ Open. 10 pages.

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