Focused ethnographic studies in the WHO Programme for the Control of Acute Respiratory Infections.

@article{Gove1994FocusedES,
  title={Focused ethnographic studies in the WHO Programme for the Control of Acute Respiratory Infections.},
  author={Sandy Gove and Gretel H Pelto},
  journal={Medical anthropology},
  year={1994},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={409-24}
}
Focused Ethnographic Studies (FESs), developed and sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) Programme for the Control of Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI), have facilitated ethnographic research dedicated to determining key household behaviors and understandings surrounding respiratory infections--particularly pneumonia--in children. The FES design emphasizes anthropological theory and methods while limiting the scope and duration of fieldwork to a specific "program-relevant" research… CONTINUE READING

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