A pilot study on the usefulness of information and education campaign materials in enhancing the knowledge, attitude and practice on rabies in rural Sri Lanka.

@article{Matibag2009APS,
  title={A pilot study on the usefulness of information and education campaign materials in enhancing the knowledge, attitude and practice on rabies in rural Sri Lanka.},
  author={Gino C Matibag and Yoshihide Ohbayashi and Koji Kanda and Hiroko Yamashina and Wickramasekara Rajapakshage Bandula Kumara and I N Gamini Perera and D. D. N. De Silva and G S Panduka De S Gunawardena and Ananda Jayasinghe and Rossana A. Ditangco and Hiko Tamashiro},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2009},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={55-64}
}
BACKGROUND Rabies remains endemic in Sri Lanka despite a strong government patronized anti-rabies campaign. Personal, cultural or religious beliefs have been thought to influence health practices that could render rabies prevalent in the country. METHODOLOGY The knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of 580 household heads/members from Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka, regarding rabies were explored through a structured questionnaire. An improvement/deterioration in their knowledge and practices… CONTINUE READING
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