Perception of sickle cell haemoglobinopathy among 'would-be' counsellors.

  title={Perception of sickle cell haemoglobinopathy among 'would-be' counsellors.},
  author={Olayemi O. Omotade},
  journal={African journal of medicine and medical sciences},
  volume={24 4},
Fifty-six paramedical personnel in training as Community Health Officers (CHO) and Nurse Tutors were interviewed by a self administered questionnaire as to personal information and what they know and believed about sickle cell haemoglobinopathy. Even after the normal course of lectures on the haemoglobinopathies as given for their training as CHO's, many of them still did not fully understand the topic as shown by mixed up and confusing answers given to questions. As a result of the maturity… CONTINUE READING