Promoting handwashing with soap behaviour in Kenyan schools : learning from puppetry trials among primary school children in Kenya
Eshuchi, Rufus (2013) Promoting handwashing with soap behaviour in Kenyan schools : learning from puppetry trials among primary school children in Kenya. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
While previous research clearly shows that handwashing with soap can prevent many serious illnesses and deaths among children in developing countries, handwashing rates remain low in countries like Kenya. This PhD study explored conditions needed for a successful handwashing with soap initiatives in primary schools in Kenya. It explored the use of puppetry as an approach in communicating hygiene messages as a form of interactive, community-driven method. The research considered a range of conditions that affect such interventions including infrastructure; hardware and software; policy that influence health programs; different actors who have a role to play; and factors affecting sustainability.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Keywords:||Puppetry, Handwashing, Ethnography, Mobilization, Community, Social|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2013 06:56|
|Last Modified:||03 Sep 2015 04:56|
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