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

    Article - En anglais

    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 intervention group was reported at post-test.

    More than 70% of the pupils who received health instruction from student nurses gave a high approval rating of student nurses'performance.

    Further, student nurses, teachers and tutors all support school health instruction by student nurses although tutors and teachers differ on teaching about condoms.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Education sanitaire, Milieu scolaire, Zimbabwe, Milieu rural, Infirmier, Etudiant, Prévention, Homme, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health education, School environment, Zimbabwe, Rural environment, Nurse, Student, Prevention, Human, Africa

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0104178

    Code Inist : 002B30A03A. Création : 09/06/1995.