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People Participation Towards Opisthorchis viverrini Prevention and Control in Chaiyaphum Province, Northeastern Thailand
- Phongsiripapat, Rutjirapat (Social Sciences for Development Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University) ;
- Chimplee, Kanokporn (Social Sciences for Development Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University) ;
- Rujirakul, Ratana (Parasitic Disease Research Unit, Vongchavalitkul University) ;
- Kaewpitoon, Soraya (Parasitic Disease Research Unit, Vongchavalitkul University) ;
- Keawpitoon, Natthawut (Parasitic Disease Research Unit, Vongchavalitkul University)
- Published : 2016.02.05
This cross-sectional descriptive and qualitative study was aimed to study the people participation and their approaches toward the human carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, prevention and control in Ban Chaun sub-district administrative organization (BCSAO) and Bamnet Narong sub-district municipality (BNSM), Bamnet Narong district, Chaiyaphum Province, Thailand between June 2013 and February 2014. Participants were purposive selected, included chiefs of sub-district administrative organizations, sub-district municipalities, sub-district health promotion hospitals (SHPHs), heads of village, and a further sample was selected with a multi-stage random sampling for public health volunteers, and villagers. The pre-designed questionnaire contained items for individualized status and the participatory steps of sharing ideas, decision-making, and planning, procession, evaluation, and mutual benefit, for the project O. viverrini prevention and control (POPC). In-depth interviews were used for collection of need approaches to POPC. With 375 participants who completed the questionnaire, it was found that people had a high level regarding to participate in the POPC, particularly in the process stage (
People participation;Opisthorchis viverrini;prevention and control;Thailand
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