Evaluation of an interactive electronic health education tool in rural Afghanistan.

@article{Kim2008EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of an interactive electronic health education tool in rural Afghanistan.},
  author={Glen Kim and Suzanne M. Griffin and Hedeyat Nadem and Jawad Aria and Lynn Lawry},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={
          218-26
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Low education levels may limit community-based health worker (CHW) efforts in rural Afghanistan. In 2004, LeapFrog Enterprises and the United States Department of Health and Human Services developed the Afghan Family Health Book (AFHB), an interactive, electronic picture book, to communicate public health messages in rural Afghanistan. Changes in health knowledge among households exposed to the AFHB vs. CHWs were compared. METHODS From January-June 2005, baseline and follow-up… CONTINUE READING

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