A community health worker program for the prevention of malaria in eastern Kenya.

@article{stromberg2011ACH,
  title={A community health worker program for the prevention of malaria in eastern Kenya.},
  author={david. stromberg and Jan Frederiksen and Judith Hruschka and Angelo Tomedi and Mutuku A. Mwanthi},
  journal={Education for health},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={474}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether the development and implementation of a community health worker (CHW) project in rural Kenya was associated with an increase in knowledge about malaria and the use of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) in children under five years of age. METHODS A baseline knowledge and behavior questionnaire, adopted from the Kenyan Demographic Health Survey, was conducted in August 2007 by Kenyan health officials in 75 villages. Two CHWs were chosen from each village and trained in… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
2 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…