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Community care workers in TB care: identifying and meeting their information needs

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My name is Ida Okeyo. I am doing a masters in pharmacy practice which is focused on the development of TB information materials for community care workers working with TB patients in Grahamstown, South Africa.
 
It has been a bit of a struggle to try and find resources and literature similar to what my project. I would like to know if anyone would recommend any resources or literature similar to my interests or any study that has been similar to what I am trying to accomplish.
 
My project is a multi-phase study which starts with discussions with local community care workers about what they do and this is followed by a TB knowledge questionnaire to check how much they know about TB. Afterwards, I will design the information materials and distribute them to the community care workers and ask them to use the materials when counselling patients. After a three to four month break, I will then interview the care workers again with the same questionnaire and have a discussion later on to see whether the information materials have been useful.
 
 
 
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Thursday, September 25, 2014
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Community care workers in TB care: identifying and meeting their information needs
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Ida Okeyo is a Pharmacist at Rhodes University in South Africa. Professional interests: Currently doing a masters in pharmacy practice which is focused on the development of TB information materials for community care workers working with TB patients.      g10o2811 AT campus.ru.ac.za

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