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Albinism: awareness, attitudes and level of albinos’ predicament in Sukumaland, Tanzania

@article{Masanja2014AlbinismAA,
  title={Albinism: awareness, attitudes and level of albinos’ predicament in Sukumaland, Tanzania},
  author={M. M. Masanja and Z. S. K. Mvena and K. Kayunze},
  journal={Asian Journal of Applied Science and Engineering},
  year={2014},
  volume={3},
  pages={382-395}
}
In Tanzania, persons with albinism (PWA), continue to be less valued, rejected, attacked and killed for ritual purposes. This study examined the situation of PWA and their households resulting from killings and attacks on them. Specifically, the study assessed the level of awareness, attitudes towards albinism and PWA and level of predicament felt by members of households with PWA. An albinism understanding test and attitudinal scales (Likert and Semantic differential scales) were used to… Expand
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