Effectiveness of health instruction provided by student nurses in rural secondary schools of Zimbabwe: a feasibility study.

@article{Munodawafa1995EffectivenessOH,
  title={Effectiveness of health instruction provided by student nurses in rural secondary schools of Zimbabwe: a feasibility study.},
  author={D Munodawafa and Phillip J. Marty and Clement K Gwede},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={1995},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={27-38}
}
This demonstration project used student nurses (n = 12) on community deployment to provide health instruction among rural school-age populations in Zimbabwe. A quasi-experimental (pre- and post-test), non-equivalent control group design was used and consisted of 141 school pupils in the intervention group and 144 pupils in the comparison group (N = 285). The curriculum focused on prevention of STDs, HIV/AIDS and drugs (alcohol, tobacco and marijuana). A gain in health knowledge scores among the… CONTINUE READING

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