Acceptability and effectiveness of a breast health awareness programme for rural women in India.

  title={Acceptability and effectiveness of a breast health awareness programme for rural women in India.},
  author={R S Phaneendra Rao and Suma Nair and N Suresh Nair and Veena Ganesh Kamath},
  journal={Indian journal of medical sciences},
  volume={59 9},
BACKGROUND Breast cancer being one of the leading cancers among women in developing countries, prevention or identification of the disease at an early stage is of paramount importance in saving as well as improving the quality of life. Breast health awareness appears to be a pragmatic method for this. OBJECTIVE To determine the acceptability and effectiveness of an educational intervention programme on breast health awareness for rural women by trained female health workers. SETTINGS AND… CONTINUE READING


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