Conducting health survey research in a deep rural South African community: challenges and adaptive strategies

  title={Conducting health survey research in a deep rural South African community: challenges and adaptive strategies},
  author={Marisa A J Casale and Tyler Lane and Lebo Sello and Caroline C Kuo and Lucie D Cluver},
  booktitle={Health research policy and systems},
BACKGROUND In many parts of the developing world, rural health requires focused policy attention, informed by reliable, representative health data. Yet there is surprisingly little published material to guide health researchers who face the unique set of hurdles associated with conducting field research in remote rural areas. METHODS In this paper we provide a detailed description of the key challenges encountered during health survey field research carried out in 2010 in a deep rural site in… CONTINUE READING

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