13.4  Bacterial skin infections

In Ethiopia, skin diseases are common. In most situations caregivers do not seek medical help. However, your role in providing effective healthcare for a child means that you should look for and treat skin diseases. Some skin diseases can lead to serious complications unless treated appropriately. In this section you will learn how to assess, classify and treat some common childhood skin infections.

13.3.2  Follow-up care for eye infection

13.4.1  Assess skin infections