Assessing the Level of Awareness on Wash Related Diseases in Kaliro Town Council Kaliro District, Uganda. Masanja Alex
The Purpose of this study was to assess the level of awareness on wash related diseases in Kaliro Town Council, Kaliro District so as to design and apply appropriate strategic measures to prevent WASH related diseases. It was guided by the following objectives; to assess the level of awareness on sanitation and hygiene in Kaliro Town Council, to determine WASH related diseases in Kaliro Town Council, to assess the existing strategies for prevention and control of WASH related diseases in Kaliro Town Council. The study research design was cross sectional in nature Both qualitative and quantitative methods were employed to collect data. 295 members formed the target population while the simple random sampling was used to select the respondents. Interviewing, Questionnaire and observation methods were used to collect data. Results from the study revealed that out of 291 respondents, 235 (80.8%) have access to hand washing facilities. Only 56 (19.2%) of the respondents answered No which means that they had no hand washing facilities installed a factor that would hinder them from washing their hands. The study recommends that further community sensitization should be implemented Kaliro Town council Health department to create awareness on proper disease prevention and control strategies and ensure behavior change in the households and community at large.
Assessing, Level Awareness, Wash Related Diseases, Kaliro Town Council, Kaliro District, Uganda
Masanja, Alex (2022). Assessing the Level of Awareness on Wash Related Diseases in Kaliro Town Council Kaliro District, Uganda. Kabale: Kabae University.