An educational programme on dengue fever prevention and control for females in Jeddah high schools
AbstractA mass communication campaign was conducted at 20 randomly selected female high schools and 2 school supervision centres in Jeddah to improve knowledge, attitudes and practices of students, teachers and supervisors about dengue fever. A total of 5977 pre- and post-intervention questionnaires were completed and the intervention was conducted using lectures and audiovisual aids. A marked improvement in all areas of knowledge, attitudes and practices was observed after the programme in all groups. Students obtained the highest improvement in mean knowledge scores after the programme compared to the other 2 groups. There is a need to expand such programmes to all Jeddah schools
Ibrahim, N.K., Abalkhail, B., Rady, M. & Al Bar, H. (2009). An educational programme on dengue fever prevention and control for females in Jeddah high schools. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (5), 1058-1067, 2009 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117733
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 15 (5), 1058-1067, 2009
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