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Ajenifuja, Deborah; Adeliyi, Timothy – International Journal on E-Learning, 2022
Background: The healthcare professionals are in a vital position in providing apt and reliable support to HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis patients. However, there is dire need to carefully examine cross-disciplinary approaches to combat the burden of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in sub-Saharan African countries. In resolving this gap, e-learning a…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Allied Health Personnel, Communicable Diseases, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Zhu, Zheng; Guo, Mengdi; Dong, Tingyue; Gong, Beibei; Zhao, Xia; Hu, Yan – Health Education & Behavior, 2023
Background: Migrants are the key population for tuberculosis (TB) transmission in China. However, it remains unknown how many migrants have received TB education and through what means. Objectives: To identify the rate and methods of TB education among migrants in China by using nationally representative data. Method: This study used secondary…
Descriptors: Diseases, Migrants, Health Education, Disease Control
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Clarke, Amy L.; Sowemimo, Tamilore; Jones, Annie S. K.; Rangaka, Molebogeng X.; Horne, Rob – Health Education Journal, 2021
Objective: People with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) are required to make complex treatment decisions, which require an understanding of personal risk and associated benefits. However, many people with LTBI in the United Kingdom are at risk of low health literacy and can also experience language barriers, which can affect decision making.…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Diseases, Readability, Readability Formulas
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Artawan Eka Putra, I. Wayan Gede; Purnama Dewi, Ni Putu Eka; Probandari, Ari Natalia; Notobroto, Hari Basuki; Wahyuni, Chatarina Umbul – Health Education & Behavior, 2023
Lack of participation of household contacts is the main problem of early detection of tuberculosis (TB) in Indonesia. A comprehensive health education (CHE) program has been developed to encourage the participation of household contacts. This study aimed to assess the implementation of the CHE to improve participation of household contacts in…
Descriptors: Health Education, Identification, Communicable Diseases, Foreign Countries
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Mohammed-Ali, Ali Ibrahim; Gebremeskel, Eyoab Iyasu; Yenshu, Emmanuel; Nji, Theobald; Ntabe, Apungwa Cornelius; Wanji, Samuel; Tangwa, Godfrey B.; Munung, Nchangwi Syntia – Research Ethics, 2022
Concerns around comprehension and recall of consent information by research participants have typically been associated with low health and research literacy levels. In genomics research, this concern is heightened as the scientific and ethical complexities of genetics research, such as biobanking, genetic susceptibility, data sharing, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Genetics, Diseases, Informed Consent
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Donald, Iain; Meyer, Karen A.; Brengman, John; Gillespie, Stephen H.; Bowness, Ruth – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2017
Interdisciplinary and collaborative projects between industry and academia provide exceptional opportunities for learning. Project Sanitarium is a serious game for Windows PC and Tablet which aims to embed learning about tuberculosis (TB) through the player taking on the role of a doctor and solving cases across the globe. The project developed as…
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Disease Control, Public Health, Educational Games
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Thyssen, Geert; Herman, Frederik – History of Education, 2019
This paper explores 'articulations' or 're-turnings' of ill-/health and energy/fatigue in education, re/configuring bodies and minds as 'body_minds'. The Luxembourg vocational school "Institut Émile Metz" (IEM) thereby serves as a starting point. This institute is analysed 'diffractively' through health education institutes as part of an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Schools, Health Education, Communicable Diseases
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Mugoni, Petronella Chipo – Health Education Journal, 2021
Objective: Rising incidence of acquired multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in South Africa suggests low knowledge and implementation of infection prevention and control strategies in household and congregate settings. This study contributes to the under-researched area of non-biomedical responses to sub-adherence to treatment. Design: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disease Control, Females, Late Adolescents
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Ramlagan, Shandir; Shean, Yolande L.; Parker, Saahier; Trollip, Kim; Davids, Adlai; Reddy, Sasiragha Priscilla – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2022
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) resulted in South Africa's shelter-in-place lockdown. South Africa is vulnerable to the negative outcomes of COVID-19 due to health systems inequalities, high prevalence of human immunodeficiency viruses, tuberculosis and the growing burden of non-communicable diseases. Conducting scientifically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Disease Control
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Batir, Betul – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2022
The pandemics and epidemics experienced in Turkey after the second quarter of the twentieth century had a profound impact on society and education. The "General Hygiene Law", which came into force in 1930 in an attempt to fight against increasing epidemic diseases, was a service provided by the state to improve health conditions in the…
Descriptors: Pandemics, Epidemiology, Diseases, Educational History
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Daniels, David; Berkes, Charlotte; Nekoie, Arjan; Franco, Jimmy – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
A drug discovery project has been successfully implemented in a first-year general, organic, and biochemistry (GOB) health science course and second-year organic undergraduate chemistry course. This project allows students to apply the fundamental principles of chemistry and biology to a problem of medical significance, practice basic laboratory…
Descriptors: Communicable Diseases, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, College Science
Murray, Ellen R. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
According to the literature, identifying and treating tuberculosis (TB) in correctional facilities have been problematic for the inmates and also for the communities into which inmates are released. The importance of training those who can identify this disease early into incarceration is vital to halt the transmission. Although some training has…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Communicable Diseases, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons
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Wray, Alisha M.; Mahoney, Amanda; Weetjens, Bart J.; Cox, Christophe; Jubitana, Maureen; Kazwala, Rudovic; Mfinanga, Godfrey S.; Durgin, Amy; Poling, Alan – Psychological Record, 2013
Previous studies have shown that pouched rats can detect the presence of "Mycobacterium tuberculosis," which causes tuberculosis, in human sputum samples obtained from clinical facilities. Although pouched rats evaluate sputum samples quickly, preparing the samples is relatively slow. The present study evaluated whether the rats can detect…
Descriptors: Animals, Diseases, Laboratory Equipment, Science Laboratories
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Taylor, Jessica M.; Davidson, Rebecca M.; Strong, Michael – American Biology Teacher, 2014
Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a serious global health problem, resulting in >1.4 million deaths each year. Of increasing concern is the evolution of antibiotic resistant strains of the bacterium that causes TB. Using this real-world scenario, we created a 90-minute activity for high school or undergraduate students to use online…
Descriptors: Biology, Information Science, Public Health, Communicable Diseases
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Asola, Eugene; Hodge, Samuel R. – Advances in Special Education, 2019
This chapter is structured for teaching young learners with physical (orthopedic) disabilities in special education. Orthopedic impairments encompass a range of disabling conditions. Orthopedic impairments are typically grouped into three main categories: (1) congenital anomalies (CA) such as absence of a member or clubfoot, (2) impairments caused…
Descriptors: Special Education, Young Children, Physical Disabilities, Disability Identification
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